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Oedipus Rex ; Apollon musagète

Author: Igor StravinskyJean CocteauJennifer Johnston, (Contralto)Stuart SkeltonGidon SaksAll authors
Publisher: London, UK : LSO Live, [2014] ℗2014
Edition/Format:   eMusic : LatinView all editions and formats
Summary:
The rich string harmonies and textures in the ballet score of Apollon musagete are pleasantly mesmerizing. In contrast, the dramatic and hauntingly compelling opera-oratorio Oedipus Rex is composed of an assemblage of monumental and powerful sounds, with magnificent vocals from the choir and soloists.
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Genre/Form: Streaming audio
Live sound recordings
Downloadable audio file
Drama
Additional Physical Format: Source record:
Stravinsky, Igor, 1882-1971.
Oedipus Rex.
London, UK : LSO Live, [2014]
(OCoLC)873770314
Named Person: Oedipus, (Greek mythological figure); Oedipus, (Greek mythological figure)
Material Type: Music, Sound recording, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Sound Recording
Music Type: Operas; Oratorios; Ballets
All Authors / Contributors: Igor Stravinsky; Jean Cocteau; Jennifer Johnston, (Contralto); Stuart Skelton; Gidon Saks; Fanny Ardant; John Eliot Gardiner; Sophocles.; Monteverdi Choir,; London Symphony Orchestra,
OCLC Number: 1078877422
Language Note: The 1st work sung in Latin, with narration in French.
Notes: The 1st work (performed in the revised 1948 version) is an opera-oratorio for vocal soloists, male chorus, and orchestra; the 2nd work (performed in the revised 1947 version) is a ballet for string orchestra.
Libretto of the 1st work by Jean Cocteau, after Sophocles.
Performer(s): Jennifer Johnston, mezzo-soprano (Jocasta) ; Stuart Skelton, tenor (Oedipus) ; Gidon Saks, bass-baritone (Creon) ; Fanny Ardant, narrator ; additional soloists ; Monteverdi Choir ; London Symphony Orchestra ; Sir John Eliot Gardiner, conductor.
Event notes: Recorded live,
2013 April 25, May 1,
at the Barbican, London.
Description: 1 online resource (1 sound file)
Medium of Performance: men's chorus
orchestra
string orchestra
Other Titles: Works.
Responsibility: Stravinsky.

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The rich string harmonies and textures in the ballet score of Apollon musagete are pleasantly mesmerizing. In contrast, the dramatic and hauntingly compelling opera-oratorio Oedipus Rex is composed of an assemblage of monumental and powerful sounds, with magnificent vocals from the choir and soloists.

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