Fantasia SAL – Week 3

from The Nutcracker Suite
by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

Fantasia fun fact: Many of the characters featured in Fantasia are named. This includes Mademoiselle Upanova (the main ostrich ballerina from Dance of the Hours), Hyacinth Hippo and Ben Ali Gator (also from Dance of the Hours), Peter Pegasus (the little black Pegasus from The Pastoral Symphony), Jacchus (the donkey from The Pastoral Symphony), and Hop Low (the tiny mushroom from the movement Tea from The Nutcracker Suite).

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