The Boston Modern Orchestra Project presents a performance of Thomson's opera, which he wrote in collaboration with Gertrude Stein. On two CDs.
Daniel Albright, the Richard L. Turner Prof in the Humanities at the Univ of Rochester, explains the Modernist art through the interrelations of art, music and literature in Stravinsky's Rite of Spring, Stein's Four Saints in Three Acts, & other works. With musical examples, b&w ill,works cited,…
Performers: Constantin Zaharia, Gerard Friedmann, Michel Hubert, Pierre Thau, Plácido Domingo, Renato Bruson, Robert Lloyd, Yelena Obraztsova. Orchestre de l'Opéra de Paris, Daniel Barenboim, conductor.
This volume contains the final two scenes of Messiaen's opera: 7. Les Stigmates -- 8. La Mort et la Nouvelle Vie. With a synopsis and analysis in French. This opera was commissioned by Rolf Liebermann and the Theatre National de l'Opera de Paris, and was premiered in 1983.
With an analysis in French. This volume contains the tableau titled Le preche aux oiseaux. Assisi enjoys the bird calls of spring time. Duration ca. 47 minutes.
Contents: 1er tableau. La Croix -- 2e tableau. Les Laudes -- 3e tableau. Le Baiser au Lepreux. With a synopsis in French. Commissioned by Rolf Liebermann and the Theatre National de l'Opera de Paris. The first volume of Loriod-Messiaen's vocal score of Messian's large-scale opera.
…Lys. Prelude -- 2. Danse extatique et Final du 1er Acte -- 3. La Passion -- 4. Le Bon Pasteur. With a foreword and critical notes in French and English. Bibliography. Variants. Facsimiles. This orchestral suite was first published by Durand in 1912. This edition is based primarily on a copy of…
…Idylle Écossaise -- III. La Fête du Houblon -- IV. Danse de la Gipsy -- V. Scherzetto -- VI. Gigue et finale. With a preface in English and German. This suite comes from the second act of Saint-Saens' opera, which was premiered in Paris in 1883. Reprinted from an early edition published by Durand.
…Brown, Sharon ) -- Never Should've Let You Go - (4:30) (Hi Five ) -- Get Up Offa That Thing/Dancing in the Street - (3:20) (Goldberg, Whoopi / Wickes, Mary) -- Oh Happy Day - (3:53) (Saint Francis Choir) -- Ball of Confusion (That's What the World Is Today) - (2:26) (Goldberg, Whoopi / Wickes,…
Piano-vocal score by the composer. Dedicated to Madame Viardot-Garcia. Premiered on December 2nd, 1877 at the Theatre Grand-Ducal in Weimar. French text. Special import - allow 4-5 months. Additional charges for 3-4 week delivery.
…Gossec. -- Le prophète, grand opera in 5 acts / Giacomo Meyerbeer. -- Roland à Roncevaux, opera in 4 acts / Auguste Mermet. -- Les Troyens, opera, H. 133a / Hector Berlioz. -- Henry VIII, opera in 4 acts / Camille Saint-Saëns. -- Hérodiade, opera in 4 acts / Jules Massenet. -- Don Carlo, opera…
…d'Hoffmann, opera in 4 acts / Jacques Offenbach (3:05) Performers: hr_Sinfonieorchester (Frankfurt Radio Symphony Orchestra) (Orchestra). Conductor: Neville Marriner. Orchestra/Ensemble: hr_Sinfonieorchester (Frankfurt Radio Symphony Orchestra). -- La Vierge, sacred legend in 4 acts / Jules Massenet…
…Sur Les Flots / Max Reger -- Tristan Und Isolde, WWV 90, Act 3: Vorspiel Und Isoldes Liebestod / Edwin Lemare -- 24 Preludes, Op. 28: No. 4 in E minor / Franz Liszt -- The Flight of the Bumblebee / From the Tale of Tsar Saltan, Op 57, Act 3 [Leonce de Saint-Martin] -- Preludes, Book 1, L 117: X la…