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Stravinsky: Pulcinella, Soldat / Rambert Dance Company

Stravinsky / Carney / Britton / Wright / Heaton
Release Date: 12/20/2005 
Label:  Kultur Video   Catalog #: 2286  
Composer:  Igor Stravinsky
Conductor:  Brian WrightRoger Heaton
Orchestra/Ensemble:  BBC Symphony OrchestraMercury Ensemble
Number of Discs: 1 
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Running Time: 65 minutes
Region Code: 1
Language: Italian
Aspect Ratio: 4:3 full screen
Sound: Dolby 2.0

Starring: Christopher Carney, Amanda Britton
Conductor: Brian Wright, Roger Heaton
Choreography: Richard Alston (Pulcinella), Ashley Page (Soldat)

The original version of PULCINELLA was choreographed by Massine with designs by Picasso in 1920. Like the original, Richard Alston's greatly-admired version of the complicated love-story has a Neapolitan setting and is based on traditional Commedia dell'Arte characters. British choreographer, Ashley Page, used the suite from Stravinsky's L'Histoire du Soldat for his ballet, SOLDAT - the traditional folk tale of the soldier
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Works on This Recording

1. Pulcinella by Igor Stravinsky
Conductor:  Brian Wright
Orchestra/Ensemble:  BBC Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: Switzerland 
2. L'histoire du soldat by Igor Stravinsky
Conductor:  Roger Heaton
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Mercury Ensemble
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1918; Switzerland 

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