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Stravinsky: The Great Ballets / Haitink, Markevitch


Release Date: 08/10/1993 
Label:  Philips Duo Catalog #: 438350   Spars Code: ADD 
Composer:  Igor Stravinsky
Conductor:  Bernard HaitinkIgor Markevitch
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Philharmonic OrchestraLondon Symphony Orchestra
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 2 Hours 31 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1.
Firebird by Igor Stravinsky
Conductor:  Bernard Haitink
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: Russia 
Notes: Composition written: Russia (1909 - 1910). 
2.
Pétrouchka by Igor Stravinsky
Conductor:  Bernard Haitink
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: Switzerland 
Notes: Ver: 1911
Composition written: Switzerland (1911).
Composition revised: 1947. 
3.
Le sacre du printemps by Igor Stravinsky
Conductor:  Bernard Haitink
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1911-1913 
Notes: Composition written: Switzerland (1911 - 1913).
Composition revised: USA (1943). 
4.
Apollo by Igor Stravinsky
Conductor:  Igor Markevitch
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1947; USA 

Sound Samples

The Firebird (L'oiseau de feu) - Ballet (1910): Introduction
The Firebird (L'oiseau de feu) - Ballet (1910): Kashchei's enchanted garden
The Firebird (L'oiseau de feu) - Ballet (1910): Appearance of the Firebird pursued by Ivan Tsarevich
The Firebird (L'oiseau de feu) - Ballet (1910): Dance of the Firebird
The Firebird (L'oiseau de feu) - Ballet (1910): Ivan Tsarevich captures the Firebird
The Firebird (L'oiseau de feu) - Ballet (1910): Supplication of the Firebird
The Firebird (L'oiseau de feu) - Ballet (1910): Game of the Princesses with the golden apples
The Firebird (L'oiseau de feu) - Ballet (1910): Sudden appearance of Ivan Tsarevich
The Firebird (L'oiseau de feu) - Ballet (1910): Round dance of the Princesses
The Firebird (L'oiseau de feu) - Ballet (1910): Daybreak
The Firebird (L'oiseau de feu) - Ballet (1910): Magic carillon, appearance of Kashchei's guardian monsters and capture of Ivan Tsarevich
The Firebird (L'oiseau de feu) - Ballet (1910): Dance of Kashchei's retinue under the spell of the Firebird
The Firebird (L'oiseau de feu) - Ballet (1910): Infernal dance of all Kashchei's subject's
The Firebird (L'oiseau de feu) - Ballet (1910): Lullaby of the Firebird
The Firebird (L'oiseau de feu) - Ballet (1910): Collapse of Kashchei's palace and dissolution of all enchantments - Reanimation of the petrified prisoners - General rejoicing
Apollon musagète (1947 version): 1. Birth of Apollo
Apollon musagète (1947 version): 2. Variation of Apolllo (Apollo and the Muses)
Apollon musagète (1947 version): 3. Pas d'action (Apollo and the 3 Muses)
Apollon musagète (1947 version): 4. Variation of Calliope (the Alexandrine)
Apollon musagète (1947 version): 5. Variation of Polyhymnia
Apollon musagète (1947 version): 6. Variation of Terpsichore
Apollon musagète (1947 version): 7. Variation of Apollo
Apollon musagète (1947 version): 8. Pas de deux (Apollo and Terpsichore)
Apollon musagète (1947 version): 9. Coda
Apollon musagète (1947 version): 10. Apotheosis
Petrouchka - Version 1911 - Scene 1: The Shrovetide Fair - The Crowds - The Conjuring-Trick
Petrouchka - Version 1911 / Scene 1: Russian Dance
Petrouchka - Version 1911 - Scene 2: Petrouchka's Room
Petrouchka - Version 1911 - Scene 3: The Moor's Room - Dance of the Ballerina
Petrouchka - Version 1911 - Scene 3: Waltz (The Ballerina and the Moor)
Petrouchka - Version 1911 - Scene 4: The Shrovetide Fair - The Wet-Nurses - The Peasant and the Bear - The Merchant and the Gipsies - The Coachmen and the Grooms - The Masqueraders - Petrouchka's Death
Le Sacre du Printemps - Part 1: The Adoration of the Earth: 1. Introduction
Le Sacre du Printemps - Part 1: The Adoration of the Earth: 2. The Harbingers of Spring, Dance of the Adolescents
Le Sacre du Printemps - Part 1: The Adoration of the Earth: 3. Mock Abduction
Le Sacre du Printemps - Part 1: The Adoration of the Earth: 4. Spring Rounds
Le Sacre du Printemps - Part 1: The Adoration of the Earth: 5. Games of the Rival Tribes
Le Sacre du Printemps - Part 1: The Adoration of the Earth: 6. Procession of the Sage
Le Sacre du Printemps - Part 1: The Adoration of the Earth: 7. Adoration of the Earth (The Sage), Dance of the Earth
Le Sacre du Printemps - Part 2: The Sacrifice: 1. Introduction
Le Sacre du Printemps - Part 2: The Sacrifice: 2. Mystical Circle of the Adolescents
Le Sacre du Printemps - Part 2: The Sacrifice: 3. Glorification of the Chosen One
Le Sacre du Printemps - Part 2: The Sacrifice: 4. Evocation of the Ancestors
Le Sacre du Printemps - Part 2: The Sacrifice: 5. Ritual of the Ancestors
Le Sacre du Printemps - Part 2: The Sacrifice: 6. Sacrificial Dance (The Chosen One)

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