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The Golden Age

Ballet in 3 Acts Piano Reduction

By Dmitri Shostakovich

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The Golden Age (Ballet in 3 Acts Piano Reduction). Composed by Dmitri Shostakovich (1906-1975). For Piano (Piano). DSCH. 232 pages. Published by DSCH (HL.50484213).

The Golden Age is in the great Russian tradition of ballet scores, composed in 1927-30 and premiered in what was then Leningrad on October 26, 1930. The publication includes a foreword and plot synopsis in Russian and English. The ballet is a political story about the dangers of fascism, reflective of the time of composition.