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Bartók: The Miraculous Mandarin, Etc / Boulez, Chicago So


Release Date: 04/09/1996 
Label:  Deutsche Grammophon   Catalog #: 447747   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Béla Bartók
Conductor:  Pierre Boulez
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chicago Symphony OrchestraChicago Symphony Chorus
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 2 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1.
Miraculous Mandarin, Op. 19/Sz 73 by Béla Bartók
Conductor:  Pierre Boulez
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chicago Symphony Orchestra,  Chicago Symphony Chorus
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1918-1919; Budapest, Hungary 
Date of Recording: 12/1994 
Venue:  Orchestra Hall, Chicago 
Length: 31 Minutes 41 Secs. 
2.
Music for Strings, Percussion and Celesta, Sz 106 by Béla Bartók
Conductor:  Pierre Boulez
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1936; Budapest, Hungary 
Date of Recording: 12/1994 
Venue:  Orchestra Hall, Chicago 
Length: 30 Minutes 24 Secs. 

Sound Samples

The Miraculous Mandarin, BB 82, Sz. 73 (Op.19): Allegro: Introduction
The Miraculous Mandarin, BB 82, Sz. 73 (Op.19): Moderato: First decoy game
The Miraculous Mandarin, BB 82, Sz. 73 (Op.19): Second decoy game
The Miraculous Mandarin, BB 82, Sz. 73 (Op.19): Sostenuto: Third decoy game
The Miraculous Mandarin, BB 82, Sz. 73 (Op.19): Maestoso: The Mandarin enters
The Miraculous Mandarin, BB 82, Sz. 73 (Op.19): Allegro: The girl sinks down to embrace him
The Miraculous Mandarin, BB 82, Sz. 73 (Op.19): Sempre vivo: The tramps leap out
The Miraculous Mandarin, BB 82, Sz. 73 (Op.19): Adagio: Suddenly the Mandarin's head appears
The Miraculous Mandarin, BB 82, Sz. 73 (Op.19): Agitato: Again, the frightened tramps discuss how to eliminate the Mandarin
The Miraculous Mandarin, BB 82, Sz. 73 (Op.19): Molto moderato: The body of the Mandarin begins to glow with a greenish blue light
The Miraculous Mandarin, BB 82, Sz. 73 (Op.19): Piů mosso - Vivo - She resists no longer, - they embrace.
Music for Strings, Percussion and Celesta, Sz. 106: 1. Andante tranquillo
Music for Strings, Percussion and Celesta, Sz. 106: 2. Allegro
Music for Strings, Percussion and Celesta, Sz. 106: 3. Adagio
Music for Strings, Percussion and Celesta, Sz. 106: 4. Allegro molto

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