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"Infernal Dance" from The Firebird


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Stravinksy: The Firebird

The Firebird

Igor Stravinsky based his ballet The Firebird on a Russian folk tale about an evil demon named Kashchei, who has thirteen princesses under his spell. A prince who wanders into Kashchei’s garden to hunt the Firebird winds up defeating Kashchei and freeing the princesses -- with the help of the Firebird's magic feather.

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Stravinsky: The Firebird

Classics for Kids Quiz

1. What was the favorite food of the magical Firebird?

Bamboo Leaves




Golden Apples

2.What did the Firebird give to Prince Ivan in exchange for her freedom?

A Diamond Ring

A Magic Feather

Three Wishes

A Castle

A Hat

3. With which princess did Prince Ivan fall in love?






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