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Mompou: Suburbis, Los Improperios, Combat Del Somni, Etc


Release Date: 03/20/2007 
Label:  Harmonia Mundi Musique D'abord Catalog #: 1951482   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Federico Mompou
Performer:  Virgínia ParramonJerzy Artysz
Conductor:  Josep Pons
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Barcelona Teatre Lliure Chamber OrchestraValencia Choir
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 0 Hours 58 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

'If you're not familiar with Mompou's work, this disc can provide a good introduction, and if you are, here's a chance to hear some of the composer's outstanding works. Recommended.' - High Performance Review 'If you're not familiar with Mompou's work, this disc can provide a good introduction, and if you are, here's a chance to hear some of the composer's outstanding works. Recommended.' - High Performance Review Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Suburbis by Federico Mompou
Conductor:  Josep Pons
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Barcelona Teatre Lliure Chamber Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1916-1917; Spain 
Date of Recording: 06/1993 
Venue:  Barcelona, Spain 
Length: 14 Minutes 22 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Manuel Rosenthal. 
2.
Improperios by Federico Mompou
Performer:  Virgínia Parramon (Soprano), Jerzy Artysz (Baritone)
Conductor:  Josep Pons
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Barcelona Teatre Lliure Chamber Orchestra,  Valencia Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1963; Spain 
Date of Recording: 06/1993 
Venue:  Barcelona, Spain 
Length: 25 Minutes 5 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is sung in Greek and Latin. 
3.
Combat del somni by Federico Mompou
Performer:  Virgínia Parramon (Soprano)
Conductor:  Josep Pons
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Barcelona Teatre Lliure Chamber Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1942-1948; Spain 
Date of Recording: 06/1993 
Venue:  Barcelona, Spain 
Length: 8 Minutes 41 Secs. 
Language: Catalan 
Notes: Version: 1965 
4.
Scènes d'enfants by Federico Mompou
Conductor:  Josep Pons
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Barcelona Teatre Lliure Chamber Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1915-1918; Spain 
Date of Recording: 06/1993 
Venue:  Barcelona, Spain 
Length: 9 Minutes 19 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Alexander Tansman. 

Sound Samples

Suburbis: El carrer, el guitarrista i el vell cavall
Suburbis: Gitanes I
Suburbis: Gitanes II
Suburbis: La cegueta
Suburbis: L'home de l'aristó
Scènes d'enfants: Cris dans la rue
Scènes d'enfants: Jeu
Scènes d'enfants: Jeunes filles au jardin
Scènes d'enfants: Jeux sur la plage
Les Impropères: I. Preludio
Les Impropères: II. "Popule meus"
Les Impropères: III. "Hágios o Theós / Sanctus Deus"
Les Impropères: IV. "Quia eduxite per desertum"
Les Impropères: V. "Sanctus Deus" - "Quid ultra debui facere tibi"
Les Impropères: VI. "Ego propter te flagellavi Aegyptum"
Les Impropères: VII. "Ego te potavi aqua saultis de petra"
Les Impropères: VIII. Antífona. "Crucem tuam adoramus"
Combat del somni: Damunt de tu, només les flors
Combat del somni: Aquesta nit un mateix vent
Combat del somni: Jo et pressentia com la mar

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