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STRAVINSKY: The Firebird / Petrushka



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Igor Stravinsky (1882-1971)


The Firebird PetrushkaThe Firebird (1910)


For the first performance of Firebird, June 25th, 1910,the Ballets Russes programme of the The?ótre Nationalde l'Opera, Paris, published the following synopsis:




The Firebird, one of the most popular Russianfolktales, begins when Ivan Tsarevich, thecrown prince, sees a marvellous bird of flaminggold. He pursues but fails to catch it, and onlysucceeds in snatching one of its glitteringfeathers. The chase has taken him into thedomain of Kastchei the Immortal, demi-god ofevil, who attempts to capture him and, as he hasalready done with many valiant knights andprinces, turns him to stone. Kastchei'sdaughters and thirteen princesses intercede forIvan Tsarevich and try to save him. Finally theFirebird appears, breaks Kastchei's spell, andrescues everyone. Ivan Tsarevich and theknights, delivered from their fate, seize thegolden apples from Kastchei's garden."
Facts
Item number 8557500
Barcode 747313250028
Release date 18/02/2005
Category Ballet | Classical Music
Label Naxos Classics | Naxos Records
Media type CD
Number of units 1
Performers
Composers Stravinsky, Igor
Conductors Craft, Robert
Orchestras Philharmonia Orchestra
Disc: 1
Petrushka (1947 version)
1 Introduction
2 Scene I: Night. Kastchei's Enchanted Garden
3 Scene I: The Firebird enters, pursued by Ivan Tsar
4 Scene I: The Firebird's Dance
5 Scene I: Ivan Tsarevich captures the Firebird
6 Scene I: The Firebird begs to be released
7 Scene I: Entrance of the Thirteen Enchanted Prince
8 Scene I: The Princesses play with the golden apple
9 Scene I: Ivan Tsarevich appears
10 Scene I: The Princesses' Khorovod (Round Dance)
11 Scene I: Daybreak
12 Scene I: Ivan Tsarevich, entering Kastchei's palac
13 Scene I: The entrance of Kastchei the Immortal
14 Scene I: Dialogue between Kastchei and Ivan Tsarev
15 Scene I: The Princesses plead for mercy
16 Scene I: The Firebird enters
17 Scene I: Dance of Kastchei's retinue under the Fir
18 Scene I: Infernal Dane of Kastchei and his subject
19 Scene I: The Firebird's Lullaby
20 Scene I: Kastchei's awakens
21 Scene I: Kastchei's death
22 Scene II: Kastchei's spell is broken, his palace d
23 First Tableau: The Shrove-Tide Fair
24 First Tableau: The Mountebank
25 First Tableau: Russian Dance
26 Second Tableau: In Petrushka's Cell (Impetuoso)
27 Third Tableau: The Blackamoor
28 Third Tableau: The Ballerina
29 Third Tableau: Valse - Ballerina and Blackamoor (L
30 Fourth Tableau: The Shrove-Tide Fair
31 Fourth Tableau: The Dance of the Wet-Nurses
32 Fourth Tableau: Peasant with Bear
33 Fourth Tableau: Gypsies and a Rake Vendor
34 Fourth Tableau: Dance of the Coachmen
35 Fourth Tableau: Masqueraders
36 Fourth Tableau: The Scuffle (Blackmoor and Petrush
37 Fourth Tableau: Death of Petrushka
38 Fourth Tableau: Police and the Juggler
39 Fourth Tableau: Vociferation of Petrushka's Ghost
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