Excerpt III from Overture to a Fairy Tale by Oskar Morawetz



This popular piece was first performed in 1957. Notice how specific elements of music are combined to simulate the character of a typical fairy tale. The section opens with full orchestra and calls from the brass. A more intimate "dolce" statement of the same theme is heard from the flute and oboe. The music builds again to a climax.

Oskar Morawetz

© 1957, Oskar Morawetz.


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