Igor Stravinsky: Firebird (L'Oiseau de Feu) - complete/Petrouchka - 1947 version (Naxos Audio CD)

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Philharmonia Orchestra
Robert Craft, director


Contents and Reviews

The Firebird (complete original version):
Night. Kastchei's Enchanted Garden
The Firebird enters, pursued by Ivan Tsarevich
The Firebird's Dance
Ivan Tsarevich captures the Firebird
The Firebird begs to be released
Entrance of the Thirteen Enchanted Princesses
The Princesses play with the golden apples (Scherzo)
Ivan Tsarevich appears
The Princesses' Khorovod (Round Dance)
Ivan Tsarevich, entering Kastchei's palace...
The entrance of Kastchei the Immortal
Dialogue between Kastchei and Ivan Tsarevich
The Princesses plead for mercy
The Firebird enters
Dance of Kastchei's retinue under the Firebird's magic spell
Infernal Dane of Kastchei and his subjects under the Firebird's magic spell
The Firebird's Lullaby
Kastchei's awakens
Kastchei's death
Kastchei's spell is broken, his palace disappears, and the Petrified Knights return to life. General Thanksgiving....

Petrushka (1947 version):
The Shrove-Tide Fair
The Mountebank
Russian Dance
In Petrushka's Cell (Impetuoso)
The Blackamoor
The Ballerina
Valse - Ballerina and Blackamoor (Lento cantabile)
The Shrove-Tide Fair
The Dance of the Wet-Nurses
Peasant with Bear
Gypsies and a Rake Vendor
Dance of the Coachmen
The Scuffle (Blackmoor and Petrushka)
Death of Petrushka
Police and the Juggler
Vociferation of Petrushka's Ghost