Reinhold Gliere – Composer – Russian Sailor’s Dance (“Yablochko”) from the ballet, “The Red Poppy” () – Music Sales Classical. transcribed by Janette Fishell A duet for two performers on one organ. This is the most famous dance from the Russian ballet Krasny mak (The Red Poppy). In a new arrangement for mature string groups, Gliere’s energetic dance movement again shows why it has become an icon of light classical programming for.

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As she dies, she gives another red poppy flower to a young Chinese girl as a sign of love and freedom. Possibly the most famous dance from this ballet is the Sailors Dance, sometimes referred to as the ” Russian Sailors Dance sai,ors although it is described as “Dance of the Sailors from the Soviet Ship” in the score and libretto.

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I am tired of my wife I will go to young girl. Jeh, jablochko, Kuda ty kotish’sja?

To turn text into a link, highlight the text, then click on a page or file from the list above. This production was staged in and in Sverdlovskand in, and in Saratov.

It provides basic historical information, but not enough to really capture the Russian “Flavor” needed to give a historically and stylistically accurate representation of this piece. Insert a link to a new page. Impressed by the captain’s act of kindness she gives him a red poppy as a symbol of her love.


This page was last edited on 30 Novemberat How is the song taught traditionally? Kommunist molodoj Zachem zhenish’sja? The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Ballet2nd edition. According to Teaching Music Through Performance in Orchestra, “Articulations are well Marked in the score and must be accurately observed to elicit the Russian atmosphere of this programmatic composition based in nineteenth century romantic style” Allen, Parohod plyvet – Voda kol’cami.

WorldOrch log in help. Young communist, Why do you get married? This song is also a traditional Russian naval song, and is part of the Russian naval culture. You’ll get into my mouth and never come back. The most important part is to emphasize all of the accents, sforzandi, and articulations.

WorldOrch / Russian Sailor’s Dance

According to anthologies of Russian Pre-Revolution songs, locals would make up their own verses to the tune, so it may have changed from city to city and village to village. Also ina new production choreographed by Vladimir Vasiliev who also did gluere editing and scenerywith costumes by Maria Vol’skaya, and music director and conducting by Anatoly Chepurnoy, was performed on 23 November at the Krasnoyarsk Ballet and Opera Theater. To edit this page, request access to the workspace. Ships carrying sailors from many lands, including the Soviet Union, are docked in a Chinese seaport.

Russian Sailor’s Dance

It was first performed on 24 November in the Bolshoi Theatre. The folk song is taught orally, and seems to be customary for the Russian Navy. Unlike other composers of his time, like Rachmaninov, he stayed in Russia and adapted to the censorship of music imposed by the Russian Revolution.


The Leningradsky Theatre of opera and ballet staged the ballet in in Leningradggliere several dances to the production. Ko mne v rot popadesh’ Ne vorotish’sja. How does Russian Sailor’s Dance have meaning for people who live in Russia today? Naxos – Reinhold Gliere. Swilors piece expresses the feelings of Russian pride and nationalism. It also has an easy four beat pattern to dance to, that gets faster overall. It is still sung, performed, and danced today. Page Tools Insert links Insert links to other pages or uploaded files.

Taohua notices the Soviet Captain trying to rescue the poor Coolies from the Sailrs. The focus of this text is to give background information about the piece and its harmonic and melodic structure, not provide a complete cultural and historical account of the piece. How does the song live today for the people of and from that culture? The Captain of the Soviet Ship notices a group of half-starved, overworked coolies being brutally driven to work even harder by their cruel harbormaster.

Do not follow me, bourgeois, I am with Bolsheviks. Insert image from URL. This song is originally written for Russian folk instruments including the Bayan Glisre Accordion and the Balaika.

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