• Aram Khachaturian
  • Masquerade Suite (for orchestra) (1944)

  • Schirmer Russian Music/Le Chant du Monde (World)

G Schirmer is the publisher of the work in the USA, Canada and Mexico only. Le Chant du Monde is the publisher of the work in France, Belgium, Luxemburg, Andorra, French speaking African countries and Italy.

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  • 17 min

Programme Note

Lush Russian Romanticism pervades these irresistable movements for orchestra that were created originally as incidental music to Lermontov’s drama of the same title.

1. Waltz
2. Nocturne
3. Mazurka
4. Romance
5. Galop

This piece premiered with a reduced orchestra 6 August 1944 and later with a double orchestra 8 November 1944. Both performances by the Symphony Orchestra of All-Union Radio Committee were conducted by S. Gorchakov.

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Masquerade Suite: Waltz
Masquerade Suite: Nocturne
Masquerade Suite: Mazurka
Masquerade Suite: Romance

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