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Art and Music: Picasso - Music of His Time

Art and Music
Picasso - Music of His Time

Music by Albéniz, Stravinsky, Satie, Falla, and Poulenc
Author: Hugh Griffith
1 CD with illustrated, explanatory booklet
Naxos 8.558059

The genius of Pablo Picasso (1881-1973) was truly astounding. No other painter of the twentieth century approaches him in reputation and influence, and none did more to create the revolution in art which we still call modernism. Each new generation continues to find the power of his vision compelling. On this CD, the world of Picasso is given a musical perspective with a carefully chosen selection of pieces by the finest composers of his time.

Picasso designed sets for Stravinsky's Pulcinella and Satie's Parade - two very different composers with whom he shared common ground. This exciting and varied selection of pieces forms a descriptive musical backdrop for Picasso's dazzling originality. As always, Hugh Griffith provides clear and absorbing notes.

Albéniz, Isaac

  Suite española No. 1, Op. 47: No. 5. Asturias (Leyenda)
1.   Suite española No. 1, Op. 47: No. 5. Asturias (Leyenda) 00:06:21
  Malaga from Iberia Book 4
2.   Malaga from Iberia Book 4 00:05:31

Stravinsky, Igor

3.   Danse Russe 00:02:40
4.   Petrushka 00:04:38
5.   The Blackamoor 00:03:42
6.   Valse 00:03:17

Satie, Erik

7.   Choral, Prelude du rideau rouge, Prestidigitateur chinois 00:05:37

Falla, Manuel de

  The Three-Cornered Hat Suite No. 2
8.   Neighbour's Dance (Seguidillas) 00:03:22
9.   Miller's Dance (Farruca) 00:03:13
10.   Final Dance (Jota) 00:06:30

Stravinsky, Igor
Massine, Leonide, lyricist(s)

11.   Ouverture 00:02:07
12.   Serenata 00:02:57
13.   Scherzino 00:01:51
14.   Allegro 00:01:13
15.   Andantino 00:01:31
16.   Allegro 00:01:44

Poulenc, Francis
Apollinaire, Guillaume, lyricist(s)

  Banalites (Guillaume Apollinaire)
17.   Chanson d'Orkenise 00:01:27
18.   Hotel 00:01:51
19.   Fagnes de Wallonie 00:01:31
20.   Voyage a Paris 00:00:57
21.   Sanglots 00:04:39

Poulenc, Francis
Eluard, Paul, lyricist(s)

  Tel jour telle nuit (Paul Eluard)
22.   Bonne journee 00:02:42
23.   Une ruine coquille vide 00:02:17
24.   Je n'ai envie que de t'aimer 00:00:58
25.   Nous avons fait la nuit 00:03:26

Total Playing Time: 01:16:02

Albéniz, Isaac; Falla, Manuel de; Poulenc, Francis; Satie, Erik; Stravinsky, Igor

Apollinaire, Guillaume; Eluard, Paul; Massine, Leonide

Jean, Kenneth; Kaltenbach, Jerome; Rahbari, Alexander; Sanderling, Stefan

Belgian Radio and Television Philharmonic Orchestra; Bournemouth Sinfonietta; Orchestre Symphonique et Lyrique de Nancy; Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra

Gonzalez, Guillermo; Kraft, Norbert; Lajarigge, Christine; Piquemal, Michel

Label: Naxos

Genre: Ballet; Instrumental; Orchestral; Vocal

Period: 20th Century; Romantic

Catalogue No: 8.558059

Barcode: 0636943805923

Physical Release: 04/2002

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