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Markevitch, Igor: Le Paradis perdu (1934-35) 50'
Oratorio for soprano, mezzo and tenor soloists, mixed chorus, and orchestra

Music Text

the composer after Milton (F,E,G)

Scoring

2.picc.2.2(II=bcl).Ebcl.2.dbn-4.2.Dtpt.3.1-timp.perc(4):tgl/ant.cym/ susp.cym/tam-t;tamb/dr without snares;SD without snares/provencale dr/BD;xyl/.glsp-cel-pft-strings(12.10.10.8.6)

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Territory

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World Premiere

20/12/1935
Queen's Hall, London
Oda Slobodskaya / Betty Bannermann / Hugues Cuenod / BBC Symphony Orchestra and Chorus / Igor Markevitch

Recommended Recording

Lucy Shelton, soprano / Sarah Walker, mezzo-soprano / Jon Garrison, tenor /
Netherlands Concert Choir / Rob Vermeulen, Chorus-master /
Arnhem Philharmonic Orchestra / Christopher Lyndon-Gee
Naxos 8.572152

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