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|Document Type:||Sound Recording|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Igor Stravinsky; Jean Cocteau; Martha Mödl; Peter Pears; Heinz Rehfuss; Kölner Rundfunk-Sinfonie-Orchester.; Kölner Rundfunkchor.
|Language Note:||Sung in Latin, spoken in French.|
|Notes:||"Previously released as ML 4644."
Cocteau's narration in French.
Duration: about 51 min.
Program notes and synopsis by R. Craft on container.
|Performer(s):||Martha Mödl, mezzo-soprano; Peter Pears, tenor; Heinz Rehfuss, baritone; supporting soloists; Cologne Radio Symphony Orchestra and Chorus; the composer conducting.|
|Event notes:||"The present recording was taped in the concert hall of the Nordwestdeutsch Rundfunk in Cologne, in October 1951. M. Cocteau's speeches were dubbed in from a Paris performance 8 months later."|
|Description:||1 sound disc : 33 1/3 rpm, mono. ; 12 in.|
|Series Title:||The Composer as performer series; Legendary performances.|
|Other Titles:||Oedipus Rex
Stravinsky conducts Stravinsky
|Responsibility:||Stravinsky ; text and narration by Jean Cocteau.|