Albert Roussel, Orchestre De Paris, Christoph Eschenbach ‎– Symphony No. 3 • Le Festin de L'Araignée

Ondine ‎– OCD 1107-2
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Symphony No. 3, Op. 42 (26:14)
1 I. Allegro Vivo 6:04
2 II. Adagio 10:19
3 III. Vivace 3:22
4 IV. Allegro Con Spirito 6:30
Le Festin De L'Araignée, Op. 17 • The Spider's Feast (Complete Ballet) (33:14)
5 Prélude 3:55
6 A Garden. Sitting In Her Web, A Spider Surveys The Surroundings. 0:50
7 Entry Of The Ants. - They Find A Rose Petal. - With Great Effort They Lift The Petal And Carry It Away. 1:28
8 Left Alone, The Spider Daydreams And Watches The Landscape. - She Checks The Strength Of Her Thread. - She Mends Her Web With The Thread She Has Drawn From Her Pocket. 1:41
9 Entry Of The Dung Beetles. 0:50
10 The Ants Return. - They Prepare To Carry Another Petal, When A Buttefly Appears. 0:15
11 Dance Of The Butterfly. - The Spider Invites The Butterfly To Dance Closer To Her Web. - The Butterfly Is Caught In The Web And Struggles. - Death Of The Butterfly. 3:16
12 The Spider Rejoices. - She Frees The Butterfly From Her Web And Takes It To Her Larder. 3:37
13 The Spider Dances. - Suddenly Fruits Come Crashing Down From A Tree. - The Spider Jumps Backwards. 1:49
14 Fruit Worms Enter And Prepare To Revel In The Fallen Fruit. 0:58
15 Warlike Entry Of The Two Praying Mantises Who Lift Their Frightening Blades And Forbid Anyone To Approach. - The Two Worms Approach And, Moving Between The Mantises, Quickly Penetrate The Fruits. 0:45
16 The Ants Dance In A Circle. - The Two Mantises Blame Each Other For The Trick Which Was Played Upon Them. 0:34
17 The Mantises Challenge Each Other To A Duel. - They Fight. - The Spider Dances In Order To Make The Mantises More Excited. - The Mantises Become Caught In The Web. - The Spider Dances. 1:41
18 A Mayfly Hatches. 1:41
19 He Dances. 3:23
20 The Mayfly Stops, Exhausted. - The Ants, The Spider And Finally The Dung Beetles Pay Their Respects. - The Mayfly Rejects Their Advances. - The Ants Leave. - The Worms Come Out Of The Fruit. 2:08
21 The Mayfly And The Fruit Worms Dance. 1:39
22 The Mayfly Dies. 0:32
23 The Spider Prepares To Begin Her Feast, But One Of The Mantises, Freed By The Dung Beetles From The Web, Slips Behind The Spider And Kills Her. 0:39
24 Death Throes Of The Spider 1:19
25 Funeral Of The Mayfly. - The Funeral Cortege Sets Off And Vanishes Into The Distance. 1:55
26 Night Falls On The Deserted Garden. 1:19

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Recordings: Paris, Théâtre Mogador, March 2005 (Live) (Symphony No. 3), Conservatoire de Paris, July 2005 (Le Festin de L'Araignée)

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