Martinů The Marriage Ženitba

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dc.contributor.other Bohuslav Martinů es
dc.contributor.other Brno Janáček Opera Orchestra es
dc.contributor.other Václav Nosek es
dc.coverage.spatial Czech Republic es
dc.date.accessioned 2013-05-27T14:53:54Z
dc.date.available 1999
dc.date.available 2013-05-27T14:53:54Z
dc.date.copyright 1999
dc.date.issued 2013-05-27
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/123456789/2966
dc.description.abstract Around the year 1930, Martinu, having written several recent works in a style evocative of Czech folk music, came under the spell of the concerti grossi of Baroque-era composers like Handel and, especially, Arcangelo Corelli. He started incorporating elements of that style into his own music; the initial manifestation of this was the first of the three versions of the Cello Concerto No. 1, scored with chamber orchestra accompaniment. The concerto was written in Martinu's hometown of Policka between August and September 1930. Gaspar Cassadó, the work's dedicatee, premiered this version of the work in Berlin on December 13, 1931. In 1939 Martinu revisited it, rescoring it for a full symphony orchestra. This version was dedicated to, and premiered by, Pierre Fournier, who presented the work often over the ensuing 15 years. But in 1955 Martinu, then living in Nice, Italy, happened on a radio broadcast of the concerto from Paris and, dismayed by what he heard, decided to rescore it once again, thinning out the orchestration. Once again Fournier was the dedicatee; he continued to perform the work often and revised the concerto's third movement cadenza. This final version of the concerto has gone on to become one of Martinu's most popular works. The first movement, Allegro moderato, opens with a bold, striding, confident main theme. A more lyrical second theme of a Czech hue ensues, in which the cellist interacts with various solo woodwinds. These two themes are developed, with the cellist kept constantly busy. A lonely clarinet introduces the second movement, Andante moderato, joined by bassoon, trumpet and other winds. The cellist enters with a gently melancholy melody that sets the tone for the entire movement, one of Martinu's most lovely inspirations. The finale begins with a lively and propulsive, rhythmically playful Allegro. The tempo slows to an Andantino briefly with a return of the ambience of the slow second movement; this leads into a brief cadenza for the soloist and a brilliant conclusion. © All Music Guide es
dc.description.tableofcontents The marriage ; Act one Scene 1 : ‘‘Well I don’t know the more’’ (Podkolyosin, Stepan), Scene 2 : ‘‘Good morning’’ (Podkolyosin, Fyokla), Scene 3 : ‘‘Hey! How did you get in here?’’ (Kochkaryov, Fyokla, Podkolyosin), Scene 4 : ‘‘Ah! journey again’’ (Agafya, Arina), Scene 5 : ‘‘Ah!...fyokla darling’’ (Fyokla, Agafya, Arina, Dunyashka, Ivan), Scene 6 : ‘‘Please wait here’’ (Dunyashka, Anuchkin, Ivan Zhevakin, Fyokla, Kochkaryov, Arina, Agafya, Podkolyosin), Scene 7 : ‘‘She is pretty isn’t she?’’ (Kochkaryov, Podkolyosin, Zhevakin, Ivan, Anuchkin), Scene 8 : ‘‘Oh poor me!’’ (Agafya, Ivan Zhevakin, Arina, Kochkaryov, Anuchkin, Fyokla), Scene 9 : ‘‘You will see!’’ (Kochkaryov, Agafya, Zhevakin), Scene 10 : ‘‘Come in come she is waiting for you!’’ (Kochkaryov, Podkolyosin, Agafya), Scene 11 : ‘‘How my heart is beating’’ (Agafya, Podkolyosin, Kochkaryov), Scene 12 : ‘‘Really what was I up till now?’’ (Podkolyosin), Scene 13 : ‘‘Where is he?’’ (Agafya, Kochkaryov), Scene 14 : ‘‘Hey stepan’’ (Podkolyosin, Stepan)-- es
dc.format.extent 60:38min es
dc.format.medium 1 CD Rom (60 min., 38 seg) : Stereo 4 3/4 plg es
dc.language.iso en_US es
dc.rights Uninorte F.m Estéreo es
dc.subject.lcc 43296955 es
dc.subject.lcsh Operas es
dc.title Martinů The Marriage Ženitba es
dc.title.alternative Martinů The Marriage Ženitba es
dc.language.rfc3066 eng es
dc.rights.holder Supraphon a.s. es
dc.identifier.classification 099925337926 es
dc.subject.cdu Mart.06 es


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