Bartók* / Janáček* : Abbado*, Mintz* · L.S.O.*, B.P.O.* ‎– The Miraculous Mandarin / Sinfonietta

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The Miraculous Mandarin Op. 19 - Pantomime In One Act (30:14)
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. 2:50
13 The Tramps Take Him Down. He Falls To The Floor And At Once Leaps At The Girl. They Embrace. 1:02
14 His Longing Stilled, The Mandarin's Wounds Begin To Bleed; He Becomes Weaker And Dies. 1:02
Two Portraits Op. 5 (12:27)
15 I. One Ideal 10:11
16 II. One Grotesque 2:08
Janacek: Sinfonietta (23:06)
17 1. Allegretto - Allegro - Maestoso 2:18
18 2. Andante - Allegretto 5:46
19 3. Moderato 5:07
20 4. Allegretto 2:59
21 5. Andante Con Moto 6:56

Credits

Notes

Recording: London, Kingsway Hall 10/1982 (Mandarin); Walthamstow, Town Hall 3/1983(Portraits); Berlin, Jesus-Christus-Kirche, 11/1987 (Sinfonietta)
DDD - Total recordings: 65:48
P 1983 (Bartók) Polydor International GmbH, Hamburg
P 1989 (Janáček) Deutsche Grammophon GmbH, Hamburg

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