ARNOLD BAX (1883-1953)
 The Truth About the Russian Dancers 46:27  
  PART ONE 22:58      
1 1 Overture - Vivace 4:07
2 2 Entry of Karissima 1:15
  Moderato: violin solo - Rather fast Valse tempo  
3 3 Karissima plays golf - Moderato delicato 3:02
4 4 Karissima and Lady Vere - Moderato - Lento 1:36
5 5 The Walking Lesson - Valse tempo (with great swing) 1:13
6 6 Lord Vere tells his mother of his love for Karissima - Vivace 0:18
7 7 Karissima appeals for love - Andante: violin solo 0:27
8 8 Karissima droops pathetically 1:03
  Tempo moderato. Piangendo: clarinet solo  
9 9 Karissima's dance of joy - Vivo - Allegretto scherzando 0:43
10 10 The wedding ceremony 1:37
11 11 Dance: corps de ballet 1:18
12 12 The Wedding Service 2:52
13 13 A wild night: The Maestro - Allegro molto 1:55
14 14 The clock strikes twelve 0:17
15 15 Lord Vere pleads for a child - Molto moderato expressivo 0:40
16 16 Karissima and Lord Vere go off in gay delight 0:35
  Rather fast Valse tempo  
   
  PART TWO 23:24      
17 17 Dance of Motherhood - Lento expressivo 6:13
18 18 The Funeral of Karissima - Andante 5:34
19 19 Child's Dance - Allegretto vivace 2:16
20 20 Karissima's Farewell - poco Lento. Plaintivo - Lento - Andante 5:58
21 21 Finale - Allegro vivace 3:20
 From Dusk Till Dawn 20:21  
22 1 Prelude: Summer night at the Window - Slow and Quiet 2:09
23 2 The Wind Dances in the Garden - Moderato 1:55
24 3 Molot più Lento: Midnight Strikes 0:39
25 4 The Awakening 1:35
26 5 The Flower's Dance - Gay and Lively 1:28
27 6 The Dancer and the Clown - Allegretto 1:32
28 7 The Wind Dances through the Room - Moderato 1:12
29 8 Più Lento: the clock strikes one 0:16
30 9 The Flowers Dance Again - Valse tempo (rather langurous) 3:11
31 10 Più Lento: The clock strikes two 0:16
32 11 The dancer falls weeping into the clown's arms 0:12
  Moderate pace: passionately  
33 12 The clown thrusts her aside and scolds her - Allegro 0:09
34 13 They quarrel - tempo of the dance 0:39
35 14 The wind violent and boisterous - Allegro vivace 1:14
36 15 The dancer humbly draws the clown's attention to the sad fate 1:01
  of his rival - Quite slowly: cello solo  
37 16 The dancer turns back to the clown 0:50
  Andante con moto: oboe solo  
38 17 Dawn - Moderato 0:28
39 18 The clock strikes three 0:16
40 19 Everything is still; a sad silence reigns - Lento 0:52
41 20 The wind blows the dancer into the clown's stiff arms 0:35
  Allegro vivace  
 Bryden Thomson
  5,6 March 1990