Stravinsky - Cantata

Igor Stravinsky
Symphony in C - Cantata on anonymous 15th and 16th century english lyrics
The Cleveland Orchestra / The Philarmonic Chamber Ensemble & New York Concert Choir - I. Stravinsky, dir.
Columbia ML 4899 [LP]
Philips A 01149 L [LP]


    Igor Stravinsky

    Symphony in C (1940)
  1. 1st Mov.: Moderato alla breve
  2. 2nd Mov.: Larghetto concertante
    3rd Mov.: Allegretto
  3. 4th Mov.: Largo - Tempo giusto, alla breve

  4. Cantate (April 1951-August 1952), on anonymous 15th and 16th century English lyrics)
  5. A lyke-wake dirge - Versus I (Prelude)
  6. Ricercar I
  7. A lyke-wake dirge - Versus II (First Interlude)
  8. Ricercar II
  9. A lyke-wake dirge - Versus III (Second Interlude)
  10. Westron wind
  11. A lyke-wake dirge - Versus IV (Postlude)

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[1]-[3] The Cleveland Orchestra
Igor Stravinsky, dir.
[4]-[10] Jennie Tourel (mezzo-soprano), Hugues Cuénod (tenor)
The Philarmonic Chamber Ensemble:
J. Wummer (flute), P. Brook (flute), E. Brenner (oboe), F. Prior (english horn), H. Joachin ('cello)
Igor Stravinsky, dir.
New York Concert Choir
Margaret Hillis, dir.

Recording site and date:
[1]-]3] [1954 or prior];
[4]-[10] CBS Studio, 230, East 30th Street, New York, USA [12/22/1952]
Rel. 1954 (Columbia), 1956 (Philips)

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