Les Syrènes

Reinhold Glière

Les Syrènes

Op. 33

About this work...

This 15-minute symphonic poem dates from 1908, the year in which Glière began to appear as a conductor in Russia after completing his studies in Germany. The piece is a tone poem evoking the mermaids whose song attracted seamen to their doom. It is probably the most impressionistic piece that Glière ever wrote. For mos... read more