Glazunov Orchestral Edition, Vol. 19

> Les Ruses d'amour, Op. 61 - Introduction et Scene I
> Les Ruses d'amour, Op. 61 - Recitatif mimique
> Les Ruses d'amour, Op. 61 - Sarabande
> Les Ruses d'amour, Op. 61 - Farandole et Scene II
> Les Ruses d'amour, Op. 61 - Danse des marionettes
> Les Ruses d'amour, Op. 61 - Scene III
> Les Ruses d'amour, Op. 61 - Scenes IV et V
> Les Ruses d'amour, Op. 61 - Variation
> Les Ruses d'amour, Op. 61 - Scene VI: Marcia
> Les Ruses d'amour, Op. 61 - Scene VII: Grande Valse
> Les Ruses d'amour, Op. 61 - Scenes VIII-XI
> Les Ruses d'amour, Op. 61 - Ballabile des paysans et des paysannes
> Les Ruses d'amour, Op. 61 - Grand pas des fiances
> Les Ruses d'amour, Op. 61 - Variation
> Les Ruses d'amour, Op. 61 - La Fricassee

Album Summary

>Glazunov, Alexander : Les Ruses d'amour, ballet, Op. 61
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Notes & Reviews:

Glazunov's ballet 'Les Ruses d'amour' (also known as 'The Trial of Damis'), is a charming choreographic realization of the French rococo, with a strong element of pastiche. Although the music is thoroughly Russian in its orchestral colouring and language, Glazunov makes imaginative use of earlier French dance melodies, and the score was praised by his former teacher Rimsky-Korsakov for its "unusual mastery of writing and extremely pictorial beauty". The scenario concerns a duchess' daughter, Isabella, who tests the Marquis Damis' love by disguising herself as a maid servant.

Notes & Reviews:

Recording information: Iasi, Romania (11/1986).



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Works Details

>Glazunov, Alexander : Les Ruses d'amour, ballet, Op. 61
  • Conductor: Horia Andreescu
  • Running Time: 5 min. 9 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Ballet
  • Written: 1898