1970 Solonina (Kolesova) Vera Mikhailovna. Genuine vintage soviet USSR russian hand painted palekh lacquer box. Artist: Solonina (Kolesova) Vera Mikhailovna. She was born in 1928. Since 1950 worked in the Association of artists of Palekh.Subjects of works: folklore, literature. The works are kept in the. Ivanovo Regional Art Museum (Ivanovo). "The Firebird" (french L'Oiseau de feu) - one-act ballet by Igor Stravinsky with choreography. By Michel Fokine and the design of Alexander Golovin and Leon Bakst (costumes Firebird and Princess).
Created by Serge Diaghilev commissioned for his "Russian seasons in Paris". The premiere took place on the stage of the Grand Opera Theatre June 25, 1910. Orchestra conductor Gabriel ran Pierné, the main roles were danced by Tamara Karsavina (Firebird).
Michel Fokine (Ivan Tsarevich), Vera Fokina (Princess) and Alexey Bulgakov (Koschey). The ballet was written based on Russian folk tales of the magical bird that is both a blessing and a curse for the man.Diaghilev had originally attracted the composer Anatoly Liadov to write music. Decided to take a chance and order to. Famous, and initiated the cooperation. Between Diaghilev and Stravinsky, in which there were ballet "Petrushka" and The Rite of Spring. The composer himself was present at rehearsals and helped Tamara Karsavina deal with complex rhythms and musical patterns. Subsequently, the Fokine ballet included in the repertoire of original Russian ballet », where the party Firebird. Among others, performed by Valentina Blinova and Tamara Tumanov. Later, with Fokine, Diaghilev visited Symphonic Miniatures "Fireworks". The premiere of the ballet "The Firebird" was held June 25, 1910 on the stage of the Paris Grand Opera.
A short version of the folk tale Prince Ivan, the Fire Bird, and the Grey Wolf. In a far away land, a thief was stealing golden apples. Which had the power of bestowing youth and beauty, from Tsar Berendey`s magic Garden.The guards of the Tsar were unable to stop this. For as hard as they tried, the thief always got away. None of the guards had even seen this thief. The Tsar was frustrated, for he needed the.
Golden apples for himself, as he was married to a very beautiful young Queen. The only person who spotted the thief was the Tsar's son.
As the night came upon the garden, the young Tsarevich hid under a water bucket and listened closely to every sound around him. At dawn, the Prince almost fell asleep, but the silence was broken by a magical being. The Prince pulled the water bucket up slightly so. He could just see through the thin opening. And there it was: the Fire Bird.
In the depth of night the Fire Bird would fly into the garden with its. Feathers blazing with a silver and golden sheen. Its eyes were shining like crystals and would light the place as brightly as a thousand burning fires.
The Tsarevich crawled up to the unsuspecting bird, and rushed to grab it by the tail. The next day Prince Ivan told his father, the old Tsar, about the Fire Bird. He showed his father one of the Fire Bird's feathers. This was all he had managed to get, as the Bird was too smart and had flown away. From that day on, the Tsar was obsessed with the idea of capturing the Fire Bird for himself.In order to find the Bird, he sent his three sons on a journey. Ivan Tsarevich's adventure begins when, after a long day's ride, he falls asleep, only to awake in the morning to find his horse gone. Wandering through the woods, he meets a gray wolf, who confesses that he ate the horse.
Grateful that Ivan has spared his life, Gray Wolf offers to. Let Ivan ride on his back. Grey Wolf takes Ivan to Tsar Afron's kingdom, where the Fire Bird is kept in a golden cage inside the Tsar's walled garden.
The Prince, although warned by the Gray Wolf to take only the bird and not the cage, takes the cage anyway and triggers an alarm. He is told that in order to have the Fire Bird he must pay for it with the Horse of the Golden Mane, which is in possession of Tsar Kusman.
Carries Ivan to Kusman's palace and advises him to acquire the horse but not the bridle. Once again the Prince is tempted by the gold and diamonds in the bridle. So he ignores the advice.
Who was residing with Tsar Dalmat. This time the wolf does the work himself and seizes Elena. He brings her back to Ivan and the Prince falls in love with her.
The wolf offers to trick Kusman by assuming Elena's shape and also to trick Afron too by assuming the form of the horse. However when the wolf leaves him, he is ambushed and killed by his brothers. Waters of Life and Death. The brothers are banished, and Ivan Tsarevich meets Tsar Berendey to tell his tragic story.
When the Tsar's grief fades, t. He Prince marries Elena the Fair and they live happily ever after. Mm (5.90 inch) x 103 mm (4.05 inch) x 45. But nothing serious, no chips or cracks.
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Your satisfaction is very important to me. If something is not as described contact me as soon as possible for a solution. The item "1970 vintage soviet russian hand painted palekh lacquer box, Palekh" is in sale since Tuesday, November 07, 2017.This item is in the category "Collectibles\Cultures & Ethnicities\Russian". The seller is "solanmike" and is located in Moscow. This item can be shipped worldwide.