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BARTOK, B.: Miraculous Mandarin Suite (The) / BRAHMS, J.: Symphony No. 1 (London Symphony, Pasternack)

    
      

 

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BARTOK, B.: Miraculous Mandarin Suite (The) / BRAHMS, J.: Symphony No. 1 (London Symphony, Pasternack)

Béla Bartók’s pantomime The Miraculous Mandarin was banned after its first performance in 1926, but the composer’s orchestral suite quickly became a popular concert work, appreciated for its energetic rhythms and daring harmonies. Though facetiously dubbed ‘Beethoven’s Tenth’, Brahms’s Symphony No. 1 is also, in its own way, a no less revolutionary work which charts a journey from darkness to light from its brooding introduction to its euphoric finale. This splendid 2008 recording joins other fine LSO albums available from Naxos.


Bartók, Béla

  A csodalatos mandarin koncertszvit (The Miraculous Mandarin Suite), Op. 19, BB 82
1.   Play with flash player Introduction (Street Sounds) - The thugs order the girl to the window 00:02:52
2.   Play with flash player The girl entices the old rake 00:04:11
3.   Play with flash player The girl entices the young man 00:03:54
4.   Play with flash player The girl entices the Mandarin 00:02:48
5.   Play with flash player The girl slowly begins to dance for the Mandarin 00:05:00
6.   Play with flash player The dance concludes - the Mandarin chases the girl 00:02:31

Brahms, Johannes

  Symphony No. 1 in C Minor, Op. 68
7.   Play with flash player I. Un poco sostenuto - Allegro 00:14:10
8.   Play with flash player II. Andante sostenuto 00:09:31
9.   Play with flash player III. Un poco allegretto e grazioso 00:05:31
10.   Play with flash player IV. Adagio - Più andante - Allegro non troppo ma con brio 00:18:00

Total Playing Time: 01:08:28






Composer(s):
Bartók, Béla; Brahms, Johannes

Conductor(s):
Pasternack, Jonathan

Orchestra(s):
London Symphony Orchestra

Label: Naxos

Genre: Orchestral

Period: 20th Century; Romantic

Catalogue No: 8.572448

Barcode: 747313244874

Release Date: 01/2011

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