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Dudamel Conducts Beethoven's Eroica (CD)

Dudamel Conducts Beethoven's Eroica (CD)

Dudamel Conducts Stravinsky and Revueltas CD

Conductor: Gustavo Dudamel
Orchestra: Simon Bólivar Youth Orchestra of Venezuela

Gustavo Dudamel's two full-frontal force orchestral pieces elicit high octane playing from his Simon Bolivar Youth Orchestra of Venezuela. Both Stravinsky's Le Sacre du Printemps and Revueltas's La noche de los Mayas are revealed as models of revolutionary music making.

In Le Sacre du Printemps, Stravinsky transformed painter Nicholas Roerich's fleeting vision of a pagan ritual in which a young girl dances herself to death as a sacrifice to the god of Spring into a musical simulation of barbaric primality. La noche de los Mayas, originally scored for a 1939 film, is one of Mexico's musical treasures. This concert suite, edited by Jos Ives Limantour, dating to 1961, evokes a mystical lost world.
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SKU
503970
Subscriber Price: $19.78

Format: CD
Label: Deutsche Grammophon
Release Date: 2010
Conductor: Gustavo Dudamel
Orchestra: Simón Bolívar Youth Orchestra of Venezuela

Igor Stravinsky (1882-1971)
Le Sacre du printemps (The Rite of Spring)
  1. Introduction
  2. The Augurs of Spring: Dances of the Young Girls
  3. Ritual of Abduction
  4. Spring Rounds
  5. Ritual of the Rival Tribes
  6. Procession of the Sage
  7. The Sage
  8. Dance of the Earth
  9. Introduction (Largo)
  10. Mystic Circles of the Young Girls
  11. Glorification of the Chosen One
  12. Evocation of the Ancestors
  13. Ritual Action of the Ancestors
  14. Sacrificial Dance (The Chosen One)
Silvestre Revueltas (1899-1940)
La noche de los mayas (Night of the Maya)
  1. Noche de los Mayas (Molto sostenuto)
  2. Noche de Jaranas (Scherzo)
  3. Noche de Yucatan (Andante espressivo)
  4. Noche de Encantamiento (Tema y variaciones)
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