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Bartok: The Miraculous Mandarin (Complete); Concerto For Orchestra

Bartok / Seattle Sym & Chorale / Schwarz
Release Date: 03/27/2012 
Label:  Naxos   Catalog #: 8571201   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Béla Bartók
Conductor:  Gerard Schwarz
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Seattle Symphony OrchestraSeattle Symphony Chorus
Number of Discs: 1 
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Works on This Recording

1. Miraculous Mandarin, Op. 19/Sz 73 by Béla Bartók
Conductor:  Gerard Schwarz
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Seattle Symphony Orchestra,  Seattle Symphony Chorus
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1918-1919; Budapest, Hungary 
Date of Recording: 11/1988 
Length: 30 Minutes 30 Secs. 
2. Concerto for Orchestra, Sz 116 by Béla Bartók
Conductor:  Gerard Schwarz
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Seattle Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1943; USA 
Date of Recording: 12/1989 
Venue:  Seattle Opera House, Seattle, Washington 
Length: 37 Minutes 14 Secs. 

Sound Samples

A csodalatos mandarin (The Miraculous Mandarin), Op. 19, BB 82: Opening – The girl and three tramps
A csodalatos mandarin (The Miraculous Mandarin), Op. 19, BB 82: First seduction game: the shabby old rake
A csodalatos mandarin (The Miraculous Mandarin), Op. 19, BB 82: Second seduction game: the young student
A csodalatos mandarin (The Miraculous Mandarin), Op. 19, BB 82: Third seduction game
A csodalatos mandarin (The Miraculous Mandarin), Op. 19, BB 82: The Mandarin enters and remains immobile in the doorway
A csodalatos mandarin (The Miraculous Mandarin), Op. 19, BB 82: The girl begins a hesitant dance...
A csodalatos mandarin (The Miraculous Mandarin), Op. 19, BB 82: The Mandarin stumbles – the chase becomes even more passionate
A csodalatos mandarin (The Miraculous Mandarin), Op. 19, BB 82: The three tramps leap out, seize the Mandarin and tear him away from the girl
A csodalatos mandarin (The Miraculous Mandarin), Op. 19, BB 82: Suddenly the Mandarin's head appears between the pillows and he looks longingly at the girl
A csodalatos mandarin (The Miraculous Mandarin), Op. 19, BB 82: The terrified tramps discuss how they are to get rid of the Mandarin
A csodalatos mandarin (The Miraculous Mandarin), Op. 19, BB 82: The body of the Mandarin begins to glow with a greenish blue light
A csodalatos mandarin (The Miraculous Mandarin), Op. 19, BB 82: She resists no longer – they embrace
Concerto for Orchestra, BB 123: I. Introduzione: Andante non troppo - Allegro vivace
Concerto for Orchestra, BB 123: II. Giuoco delle coppie: Allegretto scherzando
Concerto for Orchestra, BB 123: III. Elegia: Andante non troppo
Concerto for Orchestra, BB 123: IV. Intermezzo interrotto: Allegretto
Concerto for Orchestra, BB 123: V. Finale: Presto

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