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Oedipus Rex : Les noces, Stravinsky, (sound recording ;)

Label
Oedipus Rex : Les noces
Title
Oedipus Rex
Title remainder
Les noces
Statement of responsibility
Stravinsky
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • fre
  • lat
  • rus
  • fre
  • lat
  • rus
  • fre
  • lat
  • eng
  • rus
  • rus
Summary
Valery Gergiev conducts a new recording of Stravinsky's iconic neo-classical oratorio Oedipus Rex, complete with Jean Cocteau's original French narration spoken by Gerard Depardieu
Related
Member of
Accompanying matter
  • libretto or text
  • technical information on music
  • historical information
Cataloging source
BTCTA
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1882-1971
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Stravinsky, Igor
Date time place
Recorded in the Concert Hall of the Mariinsksy Theatre, St. Petersburg, Russia, Dec. 28-31, 2009 and Feb. 4-8, 2010
Dewey number
781.5/56
Form of composition
multiple forms
Format of music
not applicable
Language note
The 1st work sung in Russian; the 2nd sung in Latin with spoken narration in French
LC call number
M1520.S7739
LC item number
S83 2010
Music parts
not applicable
PerformerNote
In the 1st work: Mlada Khudoley, soprano ; Olga Savova, mezzo-soprano ; Alexander Timchenko, tenor ; Andrei Serov, bass ; Alexander Mogilevsky, Svetlana Smolina, Yulia Zaichkina, Maxim Mogilevsky, pianos. In the 2nd work: Gérard Depardieu, narrator ; Ekaterina Semenchuk, mezzo-soprano ; Sergei Semishkur, Alexander Timchenko, tenors ; Evgeny Nikitin, bass-baritone ; Mikhail Petrenko, bass. In both works: Mariinsky Orchestra and Chorus ; Valery Gergiev, conductor
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1889-1963
  • 1977-
  • 1948-
  • 1976-
  • 1973-
  • 1976-
  • 1953-
  • 1882-1971
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Cocteau, Jean
  • Khudoleĭ, Mlada
  • Savova, Olʹga
  • Timchenko, Aleksandr
  • Serov, Andreĭ
  • Mogilevsky, Alexander
  • Smolina, Svetlana
  • Zaichkina, I͡Ulii͡a
  • Mogilevsky, Maxim
  • Depardieu, Gérard
  • Semenchuk, Ekaterina
  • Semishkur, Sergeĭ
  • Nikitin, Evgeniĭ
  • Petrenko, Mikhail
  • Gergiev, Valeriĭ
  • Stravinsky, Igor
  • Mariinskiĭ teatr (1991- )
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Oedipus
  • Ballets
  • Operas
Transposition and arrangement
not applicable
Label
Oedipus Rex : Les noces, Stravinsky, (sound recording ;)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Title order reversed on disc and container; the 1st work a ballet for solo voices, chorus, four pianos, and percussion; the 2nd an opera-oratorio
  • Text of the 1st work from traditional Russian wedding rituals; libretto of the 2nd work by Jean Cocteau, translated into Latin by J. Daniélou
  • Texts in Russian (Cyrillic), French, and Latin with English translations and program notes in Russian (Cyrillic), English, and French (77 p. : ill., ports.) in container
Accompanying material
1 booklet (78 pages ; 13 x 14 cm.)
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier category code
  • sd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
other
Content category
performed music
Content type code
  • prm
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Les noces : a dance cantata after traditional Russian texts (21:22) -- Oedipus Rex : opera-oratorio in two acts after Sophocles / libretto in French by Jean Cocteau, translated into Latin with the exception of the narrator's text by Abbé Jean Daniélou (52:27)
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Extent
1 audio disc
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • s
Note
Set includes: 1 compact disc, 1 booklet.
Other control number
  • 822231851028
  • 00822231851028
Other physical details
digital
Publisher number
MAR0510
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
  • ocn635522899
  • (OCoLC)635522899
System details
  • Compact disc
  • Hybrid Super Audio CD playable on both regular and Super Audio CD players
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
Oedipus Rex : Les noces, Stravinsky, (sound recording ;)
Publication
Note
  • Title order reversed on disc and container; the 1st work a ballet for solo voices, chorus, four pianos, and percussion; the 2nd an opera-oratorio
  • Text of the 1st work from traditional Russian wedding rituals; libretto of the 2nd work by Jean Cocteau, translated into Latin by J. Daniélou
  • Texts in Russian (Cyrillic), French, and Latin with English translations and program notes in Russian (Cyrillic), English, and French (77 p. : ill., ports.) in container
Accompanying material
1 booklet (78 pages ; 13 x 14 cm.)
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier category code
  • sd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
other
Content category
performed music
Content type code
  • prm
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Les noces : a dance cantata after traditional Russian texts (21:22) -- Oedipus Rex : opera-oratorio in two acts after Sophocles / libretto in French by Jean Cocteau, translated into Latin with the exception of the narrator's text by Abbé Jean Daniélou (52:27)
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Extent
1 audio disc
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • s
Note
Set includes: 1 compact disc, 1 booklet.
Other control number
  • 822231851028
  • 00822231851028
Other physical details
digital
Publisher number
MAR0510
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
  • ocn635522899
  • (OCoLC)635522899
System details
  • Compact disc
  • Hybrid Super Audio CD playable on both regular and Super Audio CD players
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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