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The Classics - Stravinsky: The Firebird / Nagano, London So


Release Date: 05/08/2001 
Label:  Virgin Classics   Catalog #: 61848   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Igor Stravinsky
Conductor:  Kent Nagano
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 0 Hours 59 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1.
Firebird by Igor Stravinsky
Conductor:  Kent Nagano
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: Russia 
Date of Recording: 1991-92 
Venue:  EMI Abbey Road Studio No. 1, London 
Length: 48 Minutes 35 Secs. 
Notes: Composition written: Russia (1909 - 1910). 
2.
Symphonies of Wind Instruments by Igor Stravinsky
Conductor:  Kent Nagano
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1920; France 
Date of Recording: 1991-92 
Venue:  EMI Abbey Road Studio No. 1, London 
Length: 10 Minutes 13 Secs. 

Sound Samples

Symphonies of Wind Instruments
The Firebird (1910 version): Introduction
The Firebird (1910 version), 1st Tableau: Kashchei's Enchanted Garden
The Firebird (1910 version), 1st Tableau: Appearance of the Firebird pursued by Ivan Tsarevich
The Firebird (1910 version), 1st Tableau: Dance of the Firebird
The Firebird (1910 version), 1st Tableau: Ivan Tsarevich captures the Firebird
The Firebird (1910 version), 1st Tableau: Supplications of the Firebird
The Firebird (1910 version), 1st Tableau: Appearance of the thirteen enchanted princesses
The Firebird (1910 version), 1st Tableau: The princesses' game with the golden apples (Scherzo)
The Firebird (1910 version), 1st Tableau: Sudden appearance of Ivan Tsarevich
The Firebird (1910 version), 1st Tableau: The princesses' Khorovod (Round Dance)
The Firebird (1910 version), 1st Tableau: Daybreak
The Firebird (1910 version), 1st Tableau: Magic carillon, appearance of Kashchei's guardian monsters and capture of Ivan Tsarevich
The Firebird (1910 version), 1st Tableau: Arrival of Kashchei the immortal
The Firebird (1910 version), 1st Tableau: Kashchei's dialogue with Ivan Tsarevich
The Firebird (1910 version), 1st Tableau: Intercession of the princesses
The Firebird (1910 version), 1st Tableau: Appearance of the Firebird
The Firebird (1910 version), 1st Tableau: Dance of Kashchei's retinue under the Firebird's spell
The Firebird (1910 version), 1st Tableau: Infernal dance of all Kashchei's subjects
The Firebird (1910 version), 1st Tableau: Lullaby
The Firebird (1910 version), 1st Tableau: Kashchei's awakening
The Firebird (1910 version), 1st Tableau: Complete darkness
The Firebird (1910 version), 2nd Tableau: Disappearance of the palace and dissolution of Kashchei's enchantments; animation of the petrified warriors. General thanksgiving

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