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Stravinsky: Ballets / Ernest Ansermet, Suisse Romande


Release Date: 09/05/1994 
Label:  London/Decca Double Decker Catalog #: 443467   Spars Code: ADD 
Composer:  Igor Stravinsky
Performer:  Basia RetchitzkaHeinz RehfussHugues CuénodLucienne Devallier,   ... 
Conductor:  Ernest Ansermet
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Geneva Motet ChoirSuisse Romande Orchestra
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 2 Hours 19 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1.
Les noces by Igor Stravinsky
Performer:  Basia Retchitzka (Soprano), Heinz Rehfuss (Bass), Hugues Cuénod (Tenor),
Lucienne Devallier (Alto), Vladimir Diakoff (Bass), Jacques Homeffer (Piano),
Renée Peter (Piano), Doris Rossiaud (Piano), Robert Aubert (Piano)
Conductor:  Ernest Ansermet
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Geneva Motet Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: Switzerland 
Date of Recording: 1961 
Length: 25 Minutes 0 Secs. 
Notes: Composition written: Switzerland (1917 - 1923). 
2.
Firebird by Igor Stravinsky
Conductor:  Ernest Ansermet
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Suisse Romande Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: Russia 
Date of Recording: 1955 
Length: 44 Minutes 37 Secs. 
Notes: Composition written: Russia (1909 - 1910). 
3.
Pétrouchka by Igor Stravinsky
Conductor:  Ernest Ansermet
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Suisse Romande Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: Switzerland 
Date of Recording: 1957 
Length: 35 Minutes 12 Secs. 
Notes: Composition written: Switzerland (1911).
Composition revised: 1947. 
4.
Le sacre du printemps by Igor Stravinsky
Conductor:  Ernest Ansermet
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Suisse Romande Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1911-1913 
Date of Recording: 1957 
Length: 33 Minutes 53 Secs. 
Notes: Composition written: Switzerland (1911 - 1913).
Composition revised: USA (1943). 

Sound Samples

Petrouchka - Version 1911 - Scene 4: The Shrovetide Fair
Petrouchka - Version 1911 - Scene 2: In Petrushka's Room
Petrouchka - Version 1911 - Scene 3: In the Moor's Room
Petrouchka - Version 1911 - Scene 4: The Shrovetide Fair (evening)
Le Sacre du Printemps: The Adoration Of The Earth (Part 1)
Le Sacre du Printemps: The Sacrifice (Part 2)
Les Noces - Première Partie: Premier Tableau: "La Tresse"
Les Noces - Première Partie: Deuxième Tableau: Chez le Marié
Les Noces - Première Partie: Troisième Tableau: Le Départ de la Mariée
Les Noces - Deuxième Partie: Quatrième Tableau: Le Repas de Noces
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

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