A Thousand and One Nights, Op.37 (Bortkiewicz, Sergei)

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Publisher. Info. Leipzig: D. Rahter, 1928. Plate 4447.
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Work Title Thousand and One Nights, Oriental Ballet Suite
Alternative. Title Tausend und Eine Nacht, Orientalische Ballett-Suite ; Mille et une Nuits, suite de ballet orientale
Composer Bortkiewicz, Sergei
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.37
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. ISB 38
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 10 pieces
  1. Der Kalif Harun-al-Raschid ; Le calife Haroun-al-Raschid ; Caliph Haroun-al-Raschid (E major)
  2. Geschichte des armen Fischers ; Histoire du pauvre p├¬cheur ; The story of the poor Fisherman (E minor)
  3. Tanz der jungen M├Ądchen ; Danse des jeunes filles ; Dance of the young Girls (D major)
  4. Orientalischer Tanz ; Danse orientale ; Oriental Dance (F minor)
  5. Das verzauberte Schlo├č ; Le ch├óteau enchant├ę ; The enchanted Castle (E minor)
  6. Zobe├»de (E major)
  7. Tanz der Trauer ; Danse triste ; Dream Dance (D minor)
  8. Tanz der drei Schwestern (Zobe├»de, Sofie und Amine) ; Danse des trois s┼ôurs (Zob├Ęde, Sophie et Amine) ; Dance of the three sisters (Zobeide, Sophia and Amine) (G minor)
  9. Bacchanale (D major)
  10. Der b├Âse Zauberer entschluepft aus der Flasche ; Le m├ęchant sorcier sort de la bouteille ; The wicked magician escapes from the bottle (D major)
First Publication. 1928
Dedication Waldemar Runge
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Early 20th century
Piece Style Early 20th century
Instrumentation piano

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Arranged for orchestra by Weninger and published in that form in 1929 - Hofmeister's Monatsbericht (1929), p.61.