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CHAN 10058 - Prokofiev: The Tale of the Stone Flower, Op. 118
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CD available From: 14 April 2003
     
 Sergei Prokofiev (1891-1953)
     
The Tale of the Stone Flower, Op. 118 148:19
      A ballet in four acts and nine scenes; scenario by Mira Mendelson and Leonid Lavrovsky from the book The Malachite Box by Pavel Bazhov
     
      COMPACT DISC ONE
     
      Prologue
1 1 The Mistress of the Copper Mountain 4:14
2 2 Danilo and his work 2:38
     
      Act I
      Scene 1
3 3 Danilo in search of the stone flower 2:17
4 4 Danilo meets his fellow villagers 2:06
5 5 Scene and duet of Katerina and Danilo 5:14
6 6 Interlude I. Severyan and the workers 3:13
     
      Scene 2
7 7 Round dance 2:43
8 8 Katerina bids farewell to her friends 2:14
9 9 Maiden's dance 4:21
10 10 Danilo's dance 1:25
11 11 Unmarried men's dance 1:34
12 12 Severyan's arrival 3:30
13 13 Altercation over the malachite vase 4:45
14 14 Scene of Katerina and Danilo 2:21
15 15 Danilo's thoughts 3:03
     
      Scene 3
16 16 Danilo enticed away by the Mistress of the Copper Mountain 5:22
     
      Act II
      Scene 4
17 17 The Mistress shows Danilo the treasures of the earth 2:04
18 18 Duet of the Mistress and Danilo (first temptation) 5:00
19 19 Scene and Waltz of the Diamonds (second temptation) 5:24
20 20 Dance of the Russian precious stones (third temptation) 4:01
21 21 Waltz 4:13
      72:39
     
      COMPACT DISC TWO
     
1 22 Danilo's monologue and the Mistress's reply 1:56
2 23 The Mistress shows Danilo the stone flower 2:15
3 24 Severyan and the workers; the Mistress's warning 3:02
     
      Scene 5
4 25 Scene and Katerina's dance (thinking of Danilo) 3:46
5 26 Severyan's arrival 1:59
6 27 'Where are you, sweet Danilo?' 1:26
7 28 The appearance of the Mistress and Katerina's joy 2:20
     
      Act III
      Scene 6
8 29 Ural Rhapsody 8:40
9 30 Interlude II 7:03
10 31 Russian dance 4:13
     
      Scene 7
11 32 Gypsy dance 3:14
12 33 Severyan's dance 1:45
13 34 Solo of the gypsy girl and Coda 3:54
14 35 Katerina's appearance and Severyan's rage 2:06
15 36 The appearance of the Mistress and Scene of Severyan transfixed 1:04
16 37 Severyan follows the Mistress 2:05
17 38 Severyan's death 2:01
     
      Act IV
      Scene 8
18 39 Katerina sits by the fire and yearns for Danilo 1:42
19 40 Scene and Katerina's dance with the skipping fire-spirit 3:06
20 41 Katerina follows the fire-spirit 1:33
     
      Scene 9
21 42 Katerina's dialogue with the Mistress 3:28
22 43 Danilo turned to stone 3:26
23 44 The joy of Katerina and Danilo's reunion (Adagio) 4:12
24 45 The Mistress presents gifts to Katerina and Danilo 3:07
     
25 46 Epilogue 1:29
      75:40
 BBC Philharmonic
 Gianandrea Noseda
 Recorded in:
 New Broadcasting House, Manchester
      21, 22, 24 & 28 January 2003
 Producer(s)
 Brian Pidgeon (Executive)
 Mike George (Recording)
 Sound Engineer(s)
 Stephen Rinker
 Denise Else (Assistant)
 Nick Bell (Assistant)
 Format: Digital CD 16Bit 44.1Khz
Originally recorded in: 24Bit 96Khz

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