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Ballet  `Prince of Pagodas` (1956), op. 57 (Britten)

Benjamin Britten (1913–1976)

Ballet `Prince of Pagodas` (1956) op. 57


A ballet in three acts, op. 57
Dedication: `To Imogen Holst and Ninette de Valois`
Act I.
Prelude
Scene (The palace of the Emperor of the middle kingdom):
Variation of the King of the north...Read more
A ballet in three acts, op. 57
Dedication: `To Imogen Holst and Ninette de Valois`
Act I.
Prelude
Scene (The palace of the Emperor of the middle kingdom):
Variation of the King of the north - Variation of the King of the east - Variation of the King of the west - Variation of the King of the south - Variation of Princess Belle Epine - Variation of Princess Belle Rose and pas de deux.
Act II.
Scene 1 (The strange journey of Belle Rose to the pagoda land.): Entrée (Sea horses, fish creatures and waves) Variation 1 (Sea horses) Variation 2 (Fish creatures) - Coda (Sea horses, fish creatures and waves) - Pas de deux (Male and Female flame) - Variation 1 (Male flame) - Variation 2 (Female flame) - Coda (Male and female flames and corps de ballet of flames)
Scene 2 (The arrival and adventures of Belle Rose in the kingdom of the pagodas.): Pas de deux (The prince and Belle Rose).
Act III
Scene 1 (The palace of the middle kindom) Belle Epine is now Empress.
Scene 2 (The pagoda palace):
Pas de six Entrée - Variation 1 (Pas de deux) - Variation 2 (Girl`s solo) - Variation 3 (Boy`s solo) - Pas de trois Coda. Pas de caractère (The Emperor and the fool)
Pas de deux (Belle Rose and the prince of the pagodas) Variation 1 (The prince) - Variation 2 (Belle Rose)
Finale

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