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Stravinsky: The Soldier's Tale

Harrison Birtwistle (The Soldier), George Benjamin (The Devil), Dame Harriet Walter (narrator)

Royal Academy of Music, Oliver Knussen

It’s recorded in a way to convey to the maximum both the poetic detail and the expert pacing of Knussen’s finely-pointed reading, and to give full rein to Dame Harriet’s wonderfully free-spirited... More…
  • The Times Records of the Year
    2017

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Contents

Stravinsky: Fanfare for a New Theatre

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Davies, Peter Maxwell: Canon ad honorem Igor Stravinsky

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Birtwistle: Chorale from a Toy Shop - For Igor Stravinsky

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Birtwistle: Chorale from a Toy Shop - For Igor Stravinsky

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Stravinsky: The Soldier's Tale, Pt. 1

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  • George Benjamin, Dame Harriet Walter, Sir Harrison Birtwistle, Royal Academy of Music Manson Ensemble, Oliver Knussen

I. Introduction. The Soldier's March

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II. Music for Scene 1. Airs by a Stream

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III. Reprise. The Soldier's March

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IV. Music for Scene 2. Pastorale

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V. Music for the End of Scene 2

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VI. Reprise. Airs by a Stream

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VII. Music for Scene 3. Airs by a Stream

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Stravinsky: The Soldier's Tale, Pt. 2

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  • Dame Harriet Walter, Royal Academy of Music Manson Ensemble, Sir Harrison Birtwistle, Oliver Knussen, George Benjamin

I. Reprise. The Soldier's March

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II. Royal March

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III. Little Concert

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IV. Three Dances. Tango

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V. Three Dances. Waltz

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VI. Three Dances. Ragtime

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VII. The Devil's Dance

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VIII. Little Chorale

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IX. The Devil's Song

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X. Great Chorale

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XI. Triumphal March of the Devil

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Stravinsky: Double Canon (Raoul Dufy in memoriam)

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Stravinsky: Epitaphium für das Grabmal des Prinzen Max Egon zu Fürstenberg

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Birtwistle: Tombeau - In memoriam Igor Stravinsky

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Davies, Peter Maxwell: Canon - In Memoriam Igor Stravinsky

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  • Royal Academy of Music Manson Ensemble, Oliver Knussen