Elliott Carter - New York Chamber Symphony, Gerard Schwarz - Paul Jacobs (3), Jan DeGaetani, Gilbert Kalish ‎– The Minotaur / Piano Sonata / Two Songs

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Elektra Nonesuch ‎– 9 79248-2
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CD, Compilation, Remastered
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Tracklist

The Minotaur, Scene I: King Minos' Palace In Crete
1 Overture 0:59
2 Queen Pasiphaë Prepares For A Tryst With The Sacred Bull 3:49
3 Entrance Of The Bulls And The Sacred Bull 0:38
4 Dance Of The Bulls And Pasiphaë With The Sacred Bull 2:37
5 Interlude - Pasiphaë's Heartbeat Becomes The Pounding Hammers Used In Building The Labyrinth 1:18
The Minotaur, Scene II: Before The Labyrinth
6 Building The Labyrinth To Imprison The Minotaur Who Destroys Men 2:00
7 Entrance Of King Minos 1:39
8 Selection Of Greek Victims To Be Sent Into The Labyrinth 1:09
9 Ariadne, Princess Of Crete, Dances With Theseus, A Greek Victim 4:23
10 Greek Victims Are Driven Into The Labyrinth 1:40
11 Theseus' Farewell To Ariadne As He Enters The Labyrinth 1:54
12 Ariadne Unnwinds Her Thread As Theseus, Entering The Labyrinth, Pulls The Thread After Him 1:19
13 Theseus Fights And Kills The Minotaur (As His Movements Are Transmitted To Ariadne Who Is Holding The Other End Of The Thread) 1:15
14 Ariadne Rewinds The Thread To Lead Theseus Out Of The Labyrinth 1:55
15 The Thread Breaks. Ariadne Is Greatly Dismayed 1:32
16 Theseus And Some Of The Greeks Emerge From The Labyrinth And Rejoice 1:03
17 The Greeks And Theseus, Forgetting Ariadne, Leave Crete 3:31
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18 Dust Of Snow 1:05
19 The Rose Family 1:07
Piano Sonata
20 I. Maestoso 11:31
21 II. Andante 14:58

Credits

Notes

Tracks 1 to 17: Recorded December 6, 1988, at the Manhattan Center, New York City.
Tracks 18 to 19: Recorded December, 1987, at the American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters, New York City.
Tracks 20 to 21: Recorded August, 1982, at RCA Studio A, New York City.

Tracks 18 to 19: Previously released on 79178.
Tracks 20 to 21: Previously released on 79047.

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