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The Resource Oedipus Rex ; : Apollon musagète, Stravinsky

Oedipus Rex ; : Apollon musagète, Stravinsky

Label
Oedipus Rex ; : Apollon musagète
Title
Oedipus Rex ;
Title remainder
Apollon musagète
Statement of responsibility
Stravinsky
Creator
Contributor
Composer
Conductor
Instrumentalist
Narrator
Singer
Subject
Genre
Language
  • lat
  • fre
  • lat
Summary
The rich string harmonies and textures in the ballet score of Apollon musagete are pleasantly mesmerizing. In contrast, the dramatic and hauntingly compelling opera-oratorio Oedipus Rex is composed of an assemblage of monumental and powerful sounds, with magnificent vocals from the choir and soloists
Member of
Accompanying matter
technical information on music
Cataloging source
NAXOS
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1882-1971
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Stravinsky, Igor
Date of event
2013 April
Form of composition
multiple forms
Format of music
not applicable
Language note
The 1st work sung in Latin, with narration in French
Music parts
not applicable
Other event information
Recorded in performance
PerformerNote
Jennifer Johnston, mezzo-soprano (Jocasta) ; Stuart Skelton, tenor (Oedipus) ; Gidon Saks, bass-baritone (Creon) ; Fanny Ardant, narrator ; additional soloists ; Monteverdi Choir ; London Symphony Orchestra ; Sir John Eliot Gardiner, conductor
Place of event
Barbican, London
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1882-1971
  • 1882-1971
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Johnston, Jennifer
  • Skelton, Stuart
  • Saks, Gidon
  • Ardant, Fanny
  • Gardiner, John Eliot
  • Sophocles
  • Stravinsky, Igor
  • Stravinsky, Igor
  • Monteverdi Choir
  • London Symphony Orchestra
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Operas
  • Oratorios
  • Ballets
  • Oedipus
Transposition and arrangement
not applicable
Label
Oedipus Rex ; : Apollon musagète, Stravinsky
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • The 1st work is an opera-oratorio for vocal soloists, male chorus, and orchestra (includes Jean Cocteau's original French narration); the 2nd work (performed in the revised 1947 version) is a ballet for string orchestra
  • Libretto of the 1st work by Jean Cocteau, after Sophocles
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
performed music
Content type code
  • prm
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
907474917
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Extent
1 online resource (1 sound file)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access restricted to subscribing institutions
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
  • GBDGQ1325101
  • GBDGQ1325102
  • GBDGQ1325103
  • GBDGQ1325104
  • GBDGQ1325105
  • GBDGQ1325106
  • GBDGQ1325001
  • GBDGQ1325002
  • GBDGQ1325003
  • GBDGQ1325004
  • GBDGQ1325005
  • GBDGQ1325006
  • GBDGQ1325007
  • GBDGQ1325008
  • GBDGQ1325009
  • GBDGQ1325010
Publisher number
LSO0751
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
System control number
(OCoLC)907474917
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
Oedipus Rex ; : Apollon musagète, Stravinsky
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • The 1st work is an opera-oratorio for vocal soloists, male chorus, and orchestra (includes Jean Cocteau's original French narration); the 2nd work (performed in the revised 1947 version) is a ballet for string orchestra
  • Libretto of the 1st work by Jean Cocteau, after Sophocles
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
performed music
Content type code
  • prm
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
907474917
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Extent
1 online resource (1 sound file)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access restricted to subscribing institutions
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
  • GBDGQ1325101
  • GBDGQ1325102
  • GBDGQ1325103
  • GBDGQ1325104
  • GBDGQ1325105
  • GBDGQ1325106
  • GBDGQ1325001
  • GBDGQ1325002
  • GBDGQ1325003
  • GBDGQ1325004
  • GBDGQ1325005
  • GBDGQ1325006
  • GBDGQ1325007
  • GBDGQ1325008
  • GBDGQ1325009
  • GBDGQ1325010
Publisher number
LSO0751
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
System control number
(OCoLC)907474917
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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