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Cat. No. CHAN 6654(5) Price: £18 No. of discs: 5
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CHAN 6654 - Stravinsky: Orchestral & Choral Works
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CD available From: 17 July 2002

The Essential Stravinsky

     
 Igor Stravinsky (1882-1971)
     
      COMPACT DISC ONE 76:46
     
Symphony in E flat, Op. 1 (1905-07) 34:12
1 I Allegro moderato 9:42
2 II Scherzo. Allegretto 6:03
3 III Largo 9:42
4 IV Finale. Allegro molto 7:38
     
Violin Concerto (1931) 21:54
5 I Toccata 5:28
6 II Aria I 4:58
7 III Aria II 5:27
8 IV Capriccio 5:50
      Lydia Mordkovitch violin
     
Symphony of Psalms (1930) 21:52
9 I Exaudi orationem meam, Domine 3:02
10 II Expectans expectavi Dominum 7:02
11 III Alleluja, laudate Dominum 11:15
      Chœur de Chambre Romand
      Chœur Pro Arte de Lausanne
      Société chorale du Brassus
     
      COMPACT DISC TWO 79:14
     
Le Chant du Rossignol (1917) 20:56
1 I Presto - 2:20
2 II Marche chinoise 3:32
3 III Le Chant du Rossignol - 3:36
4 IV Le Jeu du Rossignol mécanique 11:28
      Stephen Jeandheur trumpet solo
     
Symphony in Three Movements (1942-45)* 21:19
5 I 160 9:09
6 I Andante - Più mosso - Tempo I 6:08
7 III Con moto 5:58
     
Capriccio for Piano and Orchestra (1949)* 16:56
8 I Presto 6:40
9 II Andante rapsodico 5:05
10 III Allegro capriccioso ma sempre giusto 5:11
      Geoffrey Tozer piano
     
Concerto for Piano and Wind Instruments (1950) 19:31
11 I Largo - Allegro - Più mosso - Maestoso (Largo del principo) 7:14
12 II Largo - Più mosso - Doppia valore - Tempo primo 7:21
13 III Allegro - Agitato - Lento - Strigendo 4:50
      Boris Berman piano
     
      COMPACT DISC THREE 66:36
     
Petrushka (1911) 33:03
      Tableau I: The Shrovetide Fair 9:31
1 The Crowds 5:03
2 The Mountebank's Booth 1:44
3 Russian Dance 2:44
4 Tableau II: Petrushka's Room 4:08
      Tableau III 6:52
5 The Moor's Room 2:56
6 Dance of the Ballerina 0:48
7 Waltz 3:08
      Tableau IV 12:32
8 The Shrovetide Fair (evening) 1:02
9 Wet Nurses' Dance 2:17
10 Peasant and Bear 1:19
11 Dance of the Gipsy Girls 1:04
12 Dance of the Coachmen and Ostlers 1:51
13 The Masqueraders 1:25
14 Death of Petrushka 3:34
      Ursula Rüttiman piano - Lô Angelloz flute
      Dennis Ferry cornet - Pierre Pilloud tuba
     
Apollon Musagète (1947)* 29:34
      Tableau I
15 Birth of Apollo 5:09
      Tableau II 24:25
16 Apollo's Variation 2:48
17 Pas d'action 4:17
18 Caliope's Variation. Allegretto 1:37
19 Polyhymna's Variation. Allegretto 1:16
20 Terpsichore's Variation. Allegretto 1:35
21 Apollo's Variation. Lento 2:04
22 Pas de deux 4:06
23 Coda. Vivo - Tempo sostenuto - Agitato 3:17
24 Apothéose. Largo e tranquillo 3:10
     
25 Circus Polka (1944) 3:41
     
      COMPACT DISC FOUR 74:35
     
The Rite of Spring (1911-13, revised 1947)* 32:42
      Part I - Adoration of the Earth
1 Introduction - 3:13
2 The Augurs of Spring - Dances of the Young Girls - 3:46
3 Ritual of Abduction - 1:20
4 Spring Rounds - 3:31
5 Ritual of the River Tribes - 1:51
6 Procession of the Sage - 0:43
7 The Sage - 0:23
8 Dance of the Earth 1:16
     
      Part II - The Sacrifice
9 Introduction - 3:57
10 Mystic Circles of the Young Girls - 3:11
11 Glorification of the Chosen One - 1:26
12 Evocation of the Ancestors - 0:49
13 Ritual Action of the Ancestors - 3:06
14 Sacrificial Dance (The Chosen One) 4:09
      Raynal Malsam bassoon solo
     
Canticum Sacrum (1955)* 16:40
15 Dedicatio 0:40
16 I Euntes in mundum 1:59
17 II Surge, aquilo 2:25
III Ad Tres Virtutes Hortationes
18 Caritas - 2:12
19 Spes - 1:47
20 Fides 2:46
21 IV Brevis Motus Cantilenae 2:41
22 V Illi autem profecti 1:58
     
Requiem Canticles (1966)* 14:01
23 Prelude 1:06
24 Exaudi 1:34
25 Dies irae - 0:58
26 Tuba mirum 1:07
27 Interlude 2:31
28 Rex tremendae 1:17
29 Lacrimosa 1:55
30 Libera me 0:58
31 Postlude 2:18
     
Chorale Variations (1955)* 10:40
      on the Christmas Carol 'Von Himmel hoch, da komm' ich her' (J.S. Bach)
32 Chorale 0:48
33 Variation I In canone all'Ottava 1:13
34 Variation II Alio modo in canone alla Quinta 1:14
35 Variation III In canone alla Settima 1:51
36 Variation IV In canone all'Ottava per augmentationem 2:30
37 Variation V L'altra sorte del canone al rovescio 3:04
      Irène Friedli alto
      Frieder Lang tenor
      Michel Brodard bass
      Chœur Pro Arte de Lausanne
      Chœur de Chambre Romand
      André Charlet choir master
     
      COMPACT DISC FIVE 79:32
     
Symphony in C (1940) 28:21
1 I Moderato alla breve - Tempo agitato senza troppo accelerare - Tempo I 9:47
2 II Larghetto concertante - Doppio movimento - Doppio valore 6:35
3 III Allegretto 4:53
4 IV Largo - Tempo giusto, alla breve 6:59
     
Oedipus Rex (1927) 50:58
      Opera - Oratorio in two acts after Sophocles
      Prologue
5 Speaker: Spectateurs . . . 1:08
      Act I 22:44
6 Chorus: Caedit nos pestis 3:33
7 Oedipus: Liberi, vos liberabo 3:01
8 Speaker: Voici Créon . . . 0:28
9 Creon: Respondit deus 3:16
10 Oedipus: Non reperias 3:15
11 Speaker: Oedipe interroge . . . 0:48
12 Chorus: Delie exspectamus 1:49
13 Tiresias: Dicere non possum 2:55
14 Oedipus: Invidia fortunam odit 3:39
     
      Act II 26:58
15 Chorus: Gloria! 1:11
16 Speaker: La dispute des princes . . . 1:15
17 Jocasta: Nonne erubescite reges 5:15
18 Jocasta, Oedipus, Chorus: Laius in trivio 2:26
19 jocasta, Oedipus: Oracula . . . 1:56
20 Speaker: Le témoin du meurte . . . 0:50
21 Messenger, Chorus: Adest omniscius 2:16
22 Shepherd: Oportebat tacere 1:24
23 Oedipus: Nonne monstrum rescituri 1:17
24 Shepherd, Messenger, Chorus: In montre reppertus est 1:13
25 Oedipus: Natus sum 0:47
26 Speaker:Et maintenant . . . 1:48
27 Messenger, Chorus: Divum Jocastae caput mortuum 5:21
     
      Gabriele Schnaut soprano - Jocasta
      Peter Svensson tenor - Oedipus
      Ruben Amoretti tenor - Shepherd
      Franz Grundheber baritone - Creon
      Günther Von Kannen bass - Tiresias
      Rudolf Rosen bass - Messenger
      Jean Piat Speaker
      Chœur De Chambre Romand
      Chœur Pro Arte de Lausanne
      Société chorale du Brassus
      André Charlet chorus master
 Orchestre de la Suisse Romande
 Neeme Jarvi
 Recorded in:
 Victoria Hall, Geneva, Switzerland
      22 & 23 June 1994 (The Rite of Spring and 28 & 29 June 1994 (Requiem Canticles, Canticum Sacrum, Chorale Variations). All other works recorded at rehearsals for live performances at Victoria Hall, Geneva, during June and July 1993
 Producer(s)
 Ralph Couzens (Symphony in E flat, Violin Concerto, Symphony in C, The Rite of Spring, Oedipus Rex, Symphony of Psalms)
 Brian Couzens (all other works)
 Sound Engineer(s)
 Ralph Couzens (The Rite of Spring, Oedipus Rex)
 Ben Connellan (all other works)
 Format: Digital CD 16Bit 44.1Khz
Originally recorded in: 24Bit 96Khz

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