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Bartok: The Wooden Prince



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Naxos is proud to present a wonderful new recording of Bela Bartok's ballet The Wooden Prince. This fairy tale ballet features an original story by Bartok's literary acquaintance Bela Balazs. Balazs had also written the libretto to Bluebeard's Castle (available on Naxos 8660928). Though outwardly sunny in its subject matter, The Wooden Prince has a mystical side that may explain Bartok's attraction to the story. The ballet's opening pages have often been compared to the opening of Wagner's Das Rheingold, and the majestic heart of the score lies in the glorious music Bartok wrote to accompany the prince's apotheosis. This recording features the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra led by Marin Alsop.
Facts
Item number 8570534
Barcode 747313053476
Release date 03/03/2008
Category
Label Naxos Records
Media type CD
Number of units 1
Performers
Composers Bela Bartok
Conductors Marin Alsop
Orchestras Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra
Disc: 1
A fabol faragott kiralyfi (The Wooden Prince), BB
1 Opening -
2 First Dance: Dance of the Princess in the Forest -
3 The Prince Meets the Fairy and Sees the Princess -
4 Second Dance: Dance of the Trees -
5 The Fairy Enchants the Stream - Third Dance: Dance
6 The Prince Builds a Wooden Prince -
7 The Princess Spies the Wooden Prince -
8 Fourth Dance: Dance of the Princess with the Woode
9 The Prince is in Despair - The Fairy Comforts Him
10 Great Apotheosis -
11 Fifth Dance: The Princess Prods and Encourages the
12 Sixth Dance: With an Alluring Dance, the Princess
13 Seventh Dance: Alarmed, the Princess Hurries After
14 The Prince and Princess Embrace - Long Kiss - Slow
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