Symphony in D

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Symphony in D, Canzona, Songs of a Wayfarer, Etudes  (Ballet) Australian Ballet
Souvenir Brochure – 1986 David Ashmore, Paul De Masson, Joanne Michel, Terese Power

Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky’s Symphony No. 3 in D major, Op. 29, was written in 1875. He began it at Vladimir Shilovsky’s estate at Ussovo on 5 June and finished on 1 August at Verbovka. Dedicated to Shilovsky, the work is unique in Tchaikovsky’s symphonic output in two ways: it is the only one of his seven symphonies (including the unnumbered Manfred Symphony) in a major key (discounting the unfinished Symphony in E♭ major); and it is the only one to contain five movements (an additional Alla tedesca movement occurs between the opening movement and the slow movement).

The Australian Ballet is the largest classical ballet company in Australia. It was founded by J. C. Williamson Theatres Ltd. and the Australian Elizabethan Theatre Trust in 1962, with the English-born dancer, teacher, repetiteur and director Dame Peggy van Praagh as founding artistic director. Today, it is recognised as one of the world’s major international ballet companies. The Australian Ballet works in close cooperation with the Australian Ballet School, of which many of the company’s dancers are graduates. Giving approximately 200 performances a year, the Australian Ballet is the busiest ballet company in the world. With a vast repertoire which includes the major classical and heritage works as well as contemporary productions, it follows its artistic vision of “Caring for Tradition, Daring to be Different”. Each year, the company also presents an extensive national education programme, run by Colin Peasley a former Principal Dancer with the company, to further inspire and educate its audiences.

Company: David Ashmore, Paul De Masson, Joanne Michel, Terese Power, Christine Walsh, Lisa Pavane, Steven Heathcote, Mark Annear, Adam Marchant, Colin Peasley, Greg Horsman, Joady Chambers, Justine Miles, Fiona Tonkin, Ulrike Lytton, Michael Curry, Sian Stokes, Mark Brinkley, David McAllister, Delia Harrington, Kathleen Reid, Elizabeth Toohe

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Condition: Used Good 8/10 Looks Great – Souvenir Brochure


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