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Title: Symphonies
Otros títulos: Symphony of Psalms in C in 3 Movements
Sinfonías
Sinfonía de los Salmos en C en 3 movimientos
Intérprete/ Colaborador: Igor Strawinsky; Sir Georg Solti; Chicago Symphony Orchestra and Chorus
Código CDU: Str.03
Forma Musical: Symphonies, Choruses, Sacred (Mixed voices) with Orchestra
Abstract: Igor Stravinsky completed his Symphony in Three Movements in 1945. The first movement was begun in April 1942, and the final work was completed a few months after the end of World War II. During this time the composer was engaged in contract negotiations to write film scores. Among the film moguls interested in commissioning Stravinsky was Louis B. Mayer, then president of MGM. Stravinsky had already written music before the projects were scrapped, and much of it found its way into Symphony in Three Movements. The outer movements involved wartime news footage, and the central movement was written for the appearance of the Virgin Mary in the film The Song of Bernadette, based on the Franz Werfel novel. To integrate the different groups of material, Stravinsky chose to feature the piano and harp in separate, concertante roles in the first two movements, and then combined them in the third movement in an extended fugal arrangement. The symphony is a great balancing act, weaving together ...


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4. Symphony in C - I Moderato alla breve.mp3 9:42 13.30Mb Unknown mp3
5. Symphony in C - II Larghetto concertante.mp3 6:28 8.882Mb Unknown mp3
6. Symphony in C - III Allegretto.mp3 5:02 6.911Mb Unknown mp3
7. Symphony in ... mpo giusto alla breve).mp3 7:07 9.763Mb Unknown mp3
8. Symphony of Psalms - I Pulso de negra = 92.mp3 3:22 4.618Mb Unknown mp3
9. Symphony of Psalms - II Corcheas = 60.mp3 6:41 9.160Mb Unknown mp3
10. Symphony of ... 48 (Pulso blanca = 80).mp3 11:01 15.10Mb Unknown mp3
Symphony in Three Movements - Completo.wav 22:21 225.6Mb WAV audio wav
Symphony in C - Completo.wav 28:11 284.4Mb WAV audio wav
Symphony of Psalms - Completo.wav 20:57 211.5Mb WAV audio wav
1. Symphony in ... - I Pulso negra = 160.mp3 10:12 13.99Mb Unknown mp3
2 & 3. Symphony ... tempo) - III Con moto.mp3 12:12 16.73Mb Unknown mp3

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