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Sorcerer's Apprentice, the

     
Sorcerer's Apprentice, the
a piece of music by the French composerPaul Dukas (1865-1935), based on a poem by Goethe about a boy who works for a sorcerer (=a man who does magic) and lazily tries to do his work using magic, but everything goes wrong

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