STRAVINSKY, I.: Firebird (The) / Scherzo fantastique (Cologne West German Radio Symphony, Saraste)

     
 IGOR STRAVINSKY
     
 The Firebird (original version)  
1 Introduction 2:36
2 Scene 1: Night. Kastchei's Enchanted Garden 1:49
3 Scene 1: The Firebird enters, pursued by Ivan Tsarevich 2:18
4 Scene 1: The Firebird's Dance 1:32
5 Scene 1: Ivan Tsarevich captures the Firebird 0:49
6 Scene 1: The Firebird begs to be released 5:43
7 Scene 1: Entrance of the Thirteen Enchanted Princesses 2:02
8 Scene 1: The Princesses play with the golden apples (Scherzo) 2:36
9 Scene 1: Ivan Tsarevich appears 1:11
10 Scene 1: The Princesses' Khorovod (Round Dance) 4:23
11 Scene 1: Daybreak 1:14
12 Scene 1: Ivan Tsarevich, entering Kastchei's palace … 0:04
13 Scene 1: Magic Carillon - Appearance of Kastchei's Guardian Monsters - Capture of Ivan Tsarevich 1:24
14 Scene 1: The entrance of Kastchei the Immortal 1:05
15 Scene 1: Dialogue between Kastchei and Ivan Tsarevich 1:00
16 Scene 1: The Princesses plead for mercy 0:56
17 Scene I: The Firebird enters 0:32
18 Scene 1: Dance of Kastchei's retinue under the Firebird's magic spell 0:49
19 Scene 1: Infernal Dance of Kastchei and his subjects under the Firebird's magic spell 4:44
20 Scene 1: The Firebird's Lullaby 2:34
21 Scene 1: Kastchei awakens 0:57
22 Scene 1: Kastchei's death 0:04
23 Scene 1: Profonds tenebres 1:03
24 Scene 2: Kastchei's spell is broken, his palace disappears, and the Petrified Knights return to life. General Thanksgiving … . 2:55
     
25  Fantasticheskoye skertso (Scherzo fantastique), Op. 3 12:24
     
 Jukka-Pekka Saraste Conductor
 Saraste, Jukka-Pekka