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BARTOK: Miraculous Mandarin (The) (Complete Ballet) / Hungarian Pictures / Dance Suite


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BARTOK: Miraculous Mandarin (The) (Complete Ballet) / Hungarian Pictures / Dance Suite

Bartok, Bela

  The Miraculous Mandarin, Sz. 73, Op. 19
1.   Opening – The girl and three tramps 00:03:18
2.   First seduction game: the shabby old rake 00:03:41
3.   Second seduction game: the young student 00:03:10
4.   Third seduction game 00:01:39
5.   The Mandarin enters and remains immobile in the doorway 00:02:31
6.   The girl begins a hesitant dance… 00:05:48
7.   The Mandarin stumbles – the chase becomes even more passionate 00:00:41
8.   The three tramps leap out, seize the Mandarin and tear him away from the girl 00:02:52
9.   Suddenly the Mandarin’s head appears between the pillows and he looks longingly at the girl 00:03:20
10.   The terrified tramps discuss how they are to get rid of the Mandarin 00:01:56
11.   The body of the Mandarin begins to glow with a greenish blue light 00:01:52
12.   She resists no longer – they embrace 00:02:04
  Dance Suite, Sz. 77
13.   I. Moderato 00:03:55
14.   II. Allegro molto 00:02:21
15.   III. Allegro vivace 00:03:10
16.   IV. Molto tranquillo 00:02:52
17.   V. Comodo - Finale 00:05:16
  Hungarian Pictures, Sz. 97
18.   An Evening in the Village 00:03:04
19.   Bear Dance 00:01:47
20.   Melody 00:02:08
21.   Slightly Tipsy 00:02:26
22.   Swineherd's Dance 00:02:21

Total Playing Time: 01:02:12

Bartok, Bela

Alsop, Marin

Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra

Bournemouth Symphony Chorus

Label: Naxos

Genre: Ballet; Orchestral

Period: 20th Century

Catalogue No: 6.110088

Barcode: 747313108862

Physical Release: 04/2005

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