Bartók*, Prokofiev*, Shlomo Mintz · Ambrosian Singers*, London Symphony Orchestra* · Chicago Symphony Orchestra*, Claudio Abbado ‎– The Miraculous Mandarin · 2 Portraits · Scythian Suite

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The Miraculous Mandarin
1 Beginning 1:17
2 The Curtain Rises 1:33
3 First Seduction Game: The Shabby Old Rake 3:46
4 Second Seduction Game 1:11
5 The Shy Youth Appears At The Door 1:38
6 Third Seduction Game 1:27
7 The Mandarin Enters - Encounter With The Girl 2:25
8 The Girl's Dance 4:34
9 She Flees From Him; He Chases Her Wildly. 1:12
10 The Mandarin Stumbles, But Catches The Girl; They Fight. The Tramps Leap Out, Seize The Mandarin, Rob Him And Suffocate Him With Pillows. 2:47
11 Suddenly The Mandarin's Head Appears. The Tramps Drag Him Out, One Stabs Him Three Times. He Almost Collapses, But Draws Himself Up And Leaps At The Girl. 3:16
12 They Drag The Mandarin To The Centre Of The Room And Hang Him On A Lamp Hook. The Lamp Falls To The Floor - Goes Out. The Mandarin's Body Begins To Glow. 2:51
13 The Tramps Take Him Down. He Falls To The Floor And At Once Leaps At The Girl. They Embrace. 1:04
14 His Longing Stilled, The Mandarin's Wounds Begin To Bleed; He Becomes Weaker And Dies. 1:01
Two Portraits
15 I. One Ideal 10:09
16 II. One Grotesque 2:08
Scythian Suite
17 I. The Adoration Of Veless And Ala 5:37
18 II. The Enemy Of God And The Dance Of The Spirits Of Darkness 3:11
19 III. Night 6:11
20 IV. The Glorious Departure Of Lolly And The Sun's Procession 5:32

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Notes

The Miraculous Mandarin op. 19 (Pantomime in one act) recorded October, 1982 at Kingsway Hall, London.
Two Portraits op. 5 recorded March, 1983 at Walthamstow Town Hall, London.
Scythian Suite op. 20 recorded February, 1977 at Orchestra Hall, Chicago.

|D|D|D| (Bartók) · |A|D|D| (Prokofiev)
℗ 1978 (Prokofiev), 1983 (Bartók) Polydor International GmbH, Hamburg
© 1983/1986 Paul Griffiths; © 1983/1986 Prof. Dr. Hartmut Fladt;
© 1986 Maria Kardos-Morin

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  • Barcode: 028941059826
  • Matrix / Runout: 410 598-2 01 *
  • Label Code: LC 0173
  • Other (SPARS Code): DDD
  • Other (SPARS Code): ADD

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