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BARTOK, B.: Miraculous Mandarin (The) / Concerto for Orchestra (Seattle Symphony, Schwarz)

Composer(s)Bartok, Bela
Artist(s) Seattle Symphony Chorale, Choir • Schwarz, Gerard, Conductor • Seattle Symphony Orchestra
Period(s) 20th Century
Genre Classical Music
Category BalletConcertos
Catalogue 8.571201
Label / Series Naxos / Seattle Symphony Collection
Quality   320kbps
 
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With its bizarre story of moral corruption and violence, Béla Bartók’s final stage work, The Miraculous Mandarin, was banned after the first performance in 1926. Richly scored, it has a breathtakingly rapid pace, its nightmarish scenes depicted with vibrant and graphic musical intensity. The Concerto for Orchestra is one of Bartók’s last works and one of his best known and most accessible creations. Each of the five movements plays its own rôle, but the overriding message is a potently expressive affirmation of life.


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BARTOK, B.: Miraculous Mandarin (The) / Concerto for Orchestra (Seattle Symphony, Schwarz) 1:07:56   
  A csodalatos mandarin (The Miraculous Mandarin), Op. 19, BB 82          
      Opening – The girl and three tramps 3:10       
      First seduction game: the shabby old rake 3:32       
      Second seduction game: the young student 3:05       
      Third seduction game 1:38       
      The Mandarin enters and remains immobile in the doorway 2:21       
      The girl begins a hesitant dance… 5:40       
      The Mandarin stumbles – the chase becomes even more passionate 0:40       
      The three tramps leap out, seize the Mandarin and tear him away from the girl 1:56       
      Suddenly the Mandarin's head appears between the pillows and he looks longingly at the girl 3:19       
      The terrified tramps discuss how they are to get rid of the Mandarin 1:39       
      The body of the Mandarin begins to glow with a greenish blue light 1:39       
      She resists no longer – they embrace 2:01       
  Concerto for Orchestra, BB 123          
      I. Introduzione: Andante non troppo - Allegro vivace 9:45       
      II. Giuoco delle coppie: Allegretto scherzando 6:10       
      III. Elegia: Andante non troppo 7:47       
      IV. Intermezzo interrotto: Allegretto 4:17       
      V. Finale: Presto 9:17       
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