The skater’s waltz: Waldteufel composed for the piano in his time, the arrangements for the orchestra were composed by his contemporaries. The waltz describes a couple that frolics under moonlight on the ice rink. During the song a lot of mental cinema is happening; you can hear leaps and beautiful pirouettes from the music.
Information about the composer Émile Waldteufel:
* 09.12.1837 in Straßburg – † 12.02.1915 in Paris
He wrote a lot of chamber music and conducted the Parisian opera balls. His most famous works include The Sirens, Dolores, España and The Skater’s Waltz.
Below you will find our PDF guide and cast list to this composition, where you can find more information. Our tips, the difficulty and other hints can aid you significantly when playing. Both documents are free to download.