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Stravinsky: Oedipus Rex, Firebird, Symphonies Of Wind Instruments / Welser-möst, London Po, Et Al


Release Date: 06/10/2008 
Label:  Emi Classics   Catalog #: 20969   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Igor Stravinsky
Performer:  Marjana LipovsekAnthony Rolfe JohnsonAlastair MilesJohn Mark Ainsley,   ... 
Conductor:  Franz Welser-Möst
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Philharmonic ChoirLondon Philharmonic Orchestra
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 46 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1.
Oedipus rex by Igor Stravinsky
Performer:  Marjana Lipovsek (Mezzo Soprano), Anthony Rolfe Johnson (Tenor), Alastair Miles (Bass),
John Mark Ainsley (Tenor), John Tomlinson (Bass), Lambert Wilson (Spoken Vocals),
Peter Coleman-Wright (Bass)
Conductor:  Franz Welser-Möst
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Philharmonic Choir,  London Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1926-1927; France 
2.
Symphonies of Wind Instruments by Igor Stravinsky
Conductor:  Franz Welser-Möst
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1920; France 
3.
Firebird by Igor Stravinsky
Conductor:  Franz Welser-Möst
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: Russia 

Sound Samples

Oedipus rex., Act I: Spectateurs...(Le Speaker)
Oedipus rex., Act I: Kaedit nos pestis (Chorus)
Oedipus rex., Act I: Liberi, vos liberabo (Oedipe, Chorus)
Oedipus rex., Act I: Respondit deus (Créon)
Oedipus rex., Act I: Non reperias vetus scelus (Oedipe, Chorus)
Oedipus rex., Act I: Oedipe interroge la fontaine de vérité (Le Speaker, Chorus)
Oedipus rex., Act I: Dikere non possum, dicere non licet (Tirésias, Oedipe)
Oedipus rex., Act I: Invidia fortunam odit (Oedipe)
Oedipus rex., Act I: Gloria, gloria, gloria! (Chorus)
Oedipus rex., Act II: Gloria (Chorus)
Oedipus rex., Act II: La dispute des princes attire Jocasta (Le Speaker)
Oedipus rex., Act II: Nonn' erubescite, reges (Jocasta, Chorus)
Oedipus rex., Act II: Ego senem cecedi (Oedipe, Jocasta, Chorus)
Oedipus rex., Act II: Le témoin du meutre sort de l'ombre (LeSpeaker, Chorus, Le Messager)
Oedipus rex., Act II: Oportebat tacere, nunquam loqui (Le Berger)
Oedipus rex., Act II: Nonne monstrum rescituri (Oedipe)
Oedipus rex., Act II: In monte reppertus est (Le Berger, Le Messager, Oedipe, Chorus)
Oedipus rex., Act II: Et maintenant, vous allez entendre ... (Le Speaker)
Oedipus rex., Act II: Divum Jocastae caput mortuum! (Le Messager, Chorus)
The Firebird, '(L')oiseau de feu': Introduction
The Firebird, '(L')oiseau de feu': Kashchei's Enchanted Garden
The Firebird, '(L')oiseau de feu': Appearance of the Firebird pursued by Ivan Tsarevich
The Firebird, '(L')oiseau de feu': Dance of the Firebird
The Firebird, '(L')oiseau de feu': Ivan Tsarevich captures the Firebird
The Firebird, '(L')oiseau de feu': Supplication of the Firebird
The Firebird, '(L')oiseau de feu': Appearance of 13 Enchanted Princesses
The Firebird, '(L')oiseau de feu': The Princesses' Game with the Golden Apples (Scherzo)
The Firebird, '(L')oiseau de feu': Sudden Appearance of the Ivan Tsarevich
The Firebird, '(L')oiseau de feu': The Princesses' Khorovod (Round Dance)
The Firebird, '(L')oiseau de feu': Daybreak
The Firebird, '(L')oiseau de feu': Magic Carillon - Appearance of Kashchei's Guardian Monsters - Capture of Ivan Tsarevich
The Firebird, '(L')oiseau de feu': Arrival of Kashchei the Immortal
The Firebird, '(L')oiseau de feu': His Dialogue with Ivan Tsarevich
The Firebird, '(L')oiseau de feu': The Intercession of the Princesses
The Firebird, '(L')oiseau de feu': Appearance of the Firebird
The Firebird, '(L')oiseau de feu': Dance of Kashchei's Retinue under the Firebird's Spell
The Firebird, '(L')oiseau de feu': Infernal Dance of all Kashchei's Subjects
The Firebird, '(L')oiseau de feu': Lullaby (The Firebird)
The Firebird, '(L')oiseau de feu': Kashchei awakes
The Firebird, '(L')oiseau de feu': Deepest gloom
The Firebird, '(L')oiseau de feu': Disappearance of the Palace and Dissolution of Kashchei's Enchantments, Animation of the Petrified Warriors, General Thanksgiving
Symphonies of Wind Instruments (1947 version)

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