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Prometheus - The Myth In Music / Argerich, Abbado


Release Date: 10/04/1994 
Label:  Sony   Catalog #: 53978   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Ludwig van BeethovenFranz LisztAlexander ScriabinLuigi Nono
Performer:  Martha ArgerichAlexis WagnerUlrike KrumbiegelPeter Hall,   ... 
Conductor:  Claudio Abbado
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic OrchestraBerlin Singakademie
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 15 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1.
Creatures of Prometheus, Op. 43: no 2, Introduction "Tempest" by Ludwig van Beethoven
Conductor:  Claudio Abbado
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1800-1801; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 05/1992 
Venue:  Live  Philharmonie, Berlin 
Length: 1 Minutes 57 Secs. 
2.
Prometheus, S 99 by Franz Liszt
Conductor:  Claudio Abbado
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1850/1855; Weimar, Germany 
Date of Recording: 05/1992 
Venue:  Live  Philharmonie, Berlin 
Length: 13 Minutes 0 Secs. 
3.
Prometheus, Op. 60 "Poem of Fire" by Alexander Scriabin
Performer:  Martha Argerich (Piano)
Conductor:  Claudio Abbado
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra,  Berlin Singakademie
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1908-1910; Russia 
Date of Recording: 05/1992 
Venue:  Live  Philharmonie, Berlin 
Length: 18 Minutes 52 Secs. 
4.
Creatures of Prometheus, Op. 43: no 3, Poco adagio by Ludwig van Beethoven
Conductor:  Claudio Abbado
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1800-1801; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 05/1992 
Venue:  Live  Philharmonie, Berlin 
Length: 2 Minutes 57 Secs. 
5.
Creatures of Prometheus, Op. 43: no 4, Adagio/Allegro con brio by Ludwig van Beethoven
Conductor:  Claudio Abbado
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1800-1801; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 5/1992 
Venue:  Live  Philharmonie, Berlin 
Length: 3 Minutes 39 Secs. 
6.
Creatures of Prometheus, Op. 43: no 12, Pastorale by Ludwig van Beethoven
Conductor:  Claudio Abbado
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1800-1801; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 05/1992 
Venue:  Live  Philharmonie, Berlin 
Length: 2 Minutes 31 Secs. 
7.
Creatures of Prometheus, Op. 43: no 16, Andante/Adagio by Ludwig van Beethoven
Conductor:  Claudio Abbado
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1800-1801; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 05/1992 
Venue:  Live  Philharmonie, Berlin 
Length: 1 Minutes 26 Secs. 
8.
Creatures of Prometheus, Op. 43: no 4, Adagio/Allegro con brio by Ludwig van Beethoven
Conductor:  Claudio Abbado
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1800-1801; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 5/1992 
Venue:  Live  Philharmonie, Berlin 
Length: 2 Minutes 12 Secs. 
9.
Creatures of Prometheus, Op. 43: no 18, Finale by Ludwig van Beethoven
Conductor:  Claudio Abbado
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1800-1801; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 05/1992 
Venue:  Live  Philharmonie, Berlin 
Length: 6 Minutes 7 Secs. 
10.
Prometeo Suite: 3 voci by Luigi Nono
Performer:  Alexis Wagner (Bass), Ulrike Krumbiegel (Spoken Vocals), Peter Hall (Tenor),
Susanne Otto (Alto), Mathias Schadock (Spoken Vocals), Annette Nödiger (Soprano),
Birgitta Schork (Mezzo Soprano), Barbara Kupfer (Soprano), Viola Von Lewinski (Soprano),
Almut Schuster (Mezzo Soprano), Barbara Rupp (Mezzo Soprano), Klaus Dürr (Tenor),
Winfried Toll (Tenor), Mathias Schadock (Bass), Ulrich Rausch (Bass),
Thomas Gremmelspacher (Tenor), Monika Bair-Ivenz (Soprano), Ingrid Ade-Jesemann (Soprano)
Conductor:  Claudio Abbado
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1984-1985; Italy 
Date of Recording: 05/1992 
Venue:  Live  Philharmonie, Berlin 
Length: 12 Minutes 53 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
11.
Prometeo Suite: Isola seconda by Luigi Nono
Performer:  Barbara Kupfer (Soprano), Viola Von Lewinski (Soprano), Almut Schuster (Mezzo Soprano),
Birgitta Schork (Mezzo Soprano), Thomas Gremmelspacher (Tenor), Barbara Rupp (Mezzo Soprano),
Klaus Dürr (Tenor), Mathias Schadock (Bass), Winfried Toll (Tenor),
Alexis Wagner (Bass), Monika Bair-Ivenz (Soprano), Ingrid Ade-Jesemann (Soprano),
Susanne Otto (Alto), Ulrike Krumbiegel (Spoken Vocals), Peter Hall (Tenor),
Michael Hasel (Bass Flute), Ulrich Rausch (Bass), Manfred Preis (Clarinet),
Christhard Gössling (Euphonium), Christhard Gössling (Tuba), Annette Nödiger (Soprano),
Mathias Schadock (Spoken Vocals)
Conductor:  Claudio Abbado
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1984/1985; Italy 
Date of Recording: 05/1992 
Venue:  Live  Philharmonie, Berlin 
Length: 9 Minutes 24 Secs. 
Language: Italian 

Sound Samples

Introduction. La tempesta. Allegro non troppo
No. 2: Poco Adagio
No. 9: Adagio
No. 10: Pastorale. Allegro
No. 14: Solo della Cassentini. Andante
No. 15: Solo di Vigano. Andantino
No. 16: Finale. Allegretto
Prometheus Symphonic Poem No.5
Promethee - Le Poeme du feu The Poem of Fire (Voice)
3 voci (a) (Voice)
Isola seconda: (b) Holderlin (Voice)

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