Excerpt II 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. Rising parallel chromatic figures in the strings create a more threatening mood in this section, then leading to a bold and adventurous mood in the subsequent music.

Oskar Morawetz

© 1957, Oskar Morawetz.


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