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A Portrait Of Igor Stravinsky - His Works, His Life


Release Date: 02/26/2008 
Label:  Naxos   Catalog #: 8558186-87   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Igor Stravinsky
Performer:  Ingrid SilveusAlison WellsMartyn HillAlan Ewing,   ... 
Conductor:  Robert CraftBrett KellyNicholas WardStefan Sanderling
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia OrchestraGoldner String QuartetSchirmer Ensemble,   ... 
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 2 Hours 37 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1. Firebird: Night, Kashchei's Enchanted Garden by Igor Stravinsky
Conductor:  Robert Craft
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: Russia 
Length: 1 Minutes 40 Secs. 
Notes: Composition written: Russia (1909 - 1910). 
2. Firebird: Dance of the Firebird by Igor Stravinsky
Conductor:  Robert Craft
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: Russia 
Length: 1 Minutes 19 Secs. 
Notes: Composition written: Russia (1909 - 1910). 
3. Le sacre du printemps: Part 1 by Igor Stravinsky
Conductor:  Robert Craft
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Length: 3 Minutes 32 Secs. 
Notes: Composition written: Switzerland (1911 - 1913).
Composition revised: USA (1943). 
4. Pieces (3) for String Quartet: no 1 by Igor Stravinsky
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Goldner String Quartet
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1914; Switzerland 
Length: 0 Minutes 55 Secs. 
5. Pieces (3) for String Quartet: no 2 by Igor Stravinsky
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Goldner String Quartet
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1914; Switzerland 
Length: 2 Minutes 15 Secs. 
6. Cat's Cradle Songs (4) by Igor Stravinsky
Performer:  Ingrid Silveus (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  Brett Kelly
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Schirmer Ensemble
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1915-1916; Switzerland 
Length: 0 Minutes 42 Secs. 
7. L'histoire du soldat: Three dances by Igor Stravinsky
Conductor:  Nicholas Ward
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Northern Chamber Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1918; Switzerland 
Length: 2 Minutes 8 Secs. 
8. Les noces: no 4, Le repas de noces by Igor Stravinsky
Performer:  Alison Wells (Soprano), Martyn Hill (Tenor), Alan Ewing (Bass),
Susan Bickley (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  Robert Craft
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Simon Joly Chorus,  International Piano Quartet,  Fry
Period: 20th Century 
Written: Switzerland 
Length: 10 Minutes 10 Secs. 
Language: Russian 
Notes: Composition written: Switzerland (1917 - 1923). 
9. Pulcinella Suite: 2nd movement, Serenata by Igor Stravinsky
Performer:  Ian Bostridge (Tenor)
Conductor:  Stefan Sanderling
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bournemouth Sinfonietta
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1922/1947; France 
Length: 2 Minutes 57 Secs. 
Notes: Composition written: Switzerland (1919 - 1920). 
10. Pulcinella: no 4, Allegro by Igor Stravinsky
Performer:  Ian Bostridge (Tenor)
Conductor:  Stefan Sanderling
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bournemouth Sinfonietta
Length: 1 Minutes 12 Secs. 
Notes: Composition written: Switzerland (1919 - 1920). 
11. Pulcinella: no 5, Andantino by Igor Stravinsky
Performer:  Ian Bostridge (Tenor)
Conductor:  Stefan Sanderling
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bournemouth Sinfonietta
Length: 1 Minutes 31 Secs. 
Notes: Composition written: Switzerland (1919 - 1920). 
12. Pulcinella: no 6, Allegro by Igor Stravinsky
Performer:  Ian Bostridge (Tenor)
Conductor:  Stefan Sanderling
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bournemouth Sinfonietta
Length: 1 Minutes 50 Secs. 
Notes: Composition written: Switzerland (1919 - 1920). 
13. Firebird: Introduction by Igor Stravinsky
Conductor:  Robert Craft
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1909-1910; Russia 
Length: 2 Minutes 32 Secs. 
14. Pulcinella Suite: 3rd movement, Scherzino by Igor Stravinsky
Performer:  Ian Bostridge (Tenor)
Conductor:  Stefan Sanderling
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bournemouth Sinfonietta
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1922/1947; France 
Length: 1 Minutes 50 Secs. 
15. Pétrouchka: Three movements for Piano - no 1, Danse russe by Igor Stravinsky
Performer:  Peter Hill (Piano)
Period: Modern 
Written: 1921 
Length: 2 Minutes 19 Secs. 
16. Pétrouchka: Three movements for Piano - no 2, Chez Pétrouchka by Igor Stravinsky
Performer:  Peter Hill (Piano)
Length: 4 Minutes 38 Secs. 
17. Firebird: Appearance of the Firebird no 1, pursued by Ivan Tsarevich by Igor Stravinsky
Conductor:  Robert Craft
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: Russia 
Length: 2 Minutes 16 Secs. 
Notes: Composition written: Russia (1909 - 1910). 

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Pater noster (Otche nash', Our Father): Otche nash' (Pater noster)
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