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The Resource Oratorio ; Melodrama, Igor Stravinsky

Oratorio ; Melodrama, Igor Stravinsky

Label
Oratorio ; Melodrama
Title
Oratorio ; Melodrama
Statement of responsibility
Igor Stravinsky
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • latengfre
  • engfregerlat
  • englat
  • lat
Related
Member of
Accompanying matter
  • libretto or text
  • historical information
Cataloging source
CSt
Date time place
Recorded Washington: Jan. 20, 1961; Hollywood: Mar.28-31, 1962; May 4-7, 1966; Cleveland: Mar. 13, 1964; Hollywood: June 9, 1960
Form of composition
oratorios
Format of music
not applicable
PerformerNote
  • 1st work: Shirley Verrett, mezzo-soprano ; George Shirley, tenor ; Donald Gramm, bass ; other soloists ; chorus and orchestra of the Opera Society of Washington ; narration in English by John Westbrook. 2nd work: Laurence Harvey, narrator ; Elsa Lanchester, Sebastian Cabot, Paul Tripp, speakers ; Richard Robinson, tenor ; John Reardon, baritone ; Robert Oliver, bass ; Columbia Symphony Orchestra and Chorus
  • 3rd work: Vera Zorina, narrator ; Michele Molese, tenor ; Gregg Smith Singers ; Ithaca college concert Choir ; Texas boy's choir of fort Worth ; Columbia Symphony Orchestra. 4th work: Cleveland Orchestra. 5th work: Columbia Symphony Orchestra. Igor Stravinsky (1st, 3rd-5th works), Robert Craft (2nd work), conductors
Series statement
Igor Stravinsky edition
Series volume
vol. X
Label
Oratorio ; Melodrama, Igor Stravinsky
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • The 2nd work for solo voices (TBB), 4 speaking voices, mixed chorus and orchestra. the 3rd for narrator, tenor, chorus, and orchestra. The 4th-5th works for orchestra; the 5th an arr. of madrigals from libro 5 and 6 by Gesualdo
  • Vocal works sung in Latin, English and French; narrated in English
  • Texts by the composer and Jean Cocteau (1st work); André Gide (3rd); 2nd work texts selected from the Bible and two 15th cent. miracle plays by Robert Craft
  • "Consists of previously released material"--container
  • Compact discs (ADD)
  • Program notes, principally by the composer in English, German and French; (1st work, narrations only translated)
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
performed music
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Oedipus Rex : opera-oratorio in two acts after Sophocles / text: Igor Stravinsky & Jean Cocteau : rev. version, 1949 -- The flood : a musical play / text chosen and arr. by Robert Craft -- Perséphone : melodrama in 3 parts / text: André Gide -- Ode : elegiacal chant in three parts -- Monumentum pro Gesualdo di Venosa ad CD annum
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Extent
2 audio discs (146 min.)
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Note
MLL CD 5550 vol.10
Other physical details
digital, stereo.
Publisher number
SM2K46300
System control number
  • (NRN)DDJ2548
  • (RLIN)UTBG94-R16
  • (OCoLC)ocn136832857
Label
Oratorio ; Melodrama, Igor Stravinsky
Publication
Note
  • The 2nd work for solo voices (TBB), 4 speaking voices, mixed chorus and orchestra. the 3rd for narrator, tenor, chorus, and orchestra. The 4th-5th works for orchestra; the 5th an arr. of madrigals from libro 5 and 6 by Gesualdo
  • Vocal works sung in Latin, English and French; narrated in English
  • Texts by the composer and Jean Cocteau (1st work); André Gide (3rd); 2nd work texts selected from the Bible and two 15th cent. miracle plays by Robert Craft
  • "Consists of previously released material"--container
  • Compact discs (ADD)
  • Program notes, principally by the composer in English, German and French; (1st work, narrations only translated)
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
performed music
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Oedipus Rex : opera-oratorio in two acts after Sophocles / text: Igor Stravinsky & Jean Cocteau : rev. version, 1949 -- The flood : a musical play / text chosen and arr. by Robert Craft -- Perséphone : melodrama in 3 parts / text: André Gide -- Ode : elegiacal chant in three parts -- Monumentum pro Gesualdo di Venosa ad CD annum
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Extent
2 audio discs (146 min.)
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Note
MLL CD 5550 vol.10
Other physical details
digital, stereo.
Publisher number
SM2K46300
System control number
  • (NRN)DDJ2548
  • (RLIN)UTBG94-R16
  • (OCoLC)ocn136832857

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