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Igor Stravinsky, The New York Philharmonic Orchestra, Westminster Symphonic Choir
Stravinsky: Persephone

Album US 1957 on Columbia Masterworks label
Classical (Modern)

This release has gray and black "6 eye" label with deep groove. Includes a booklet with the full text of the poem on which the work is based. The poem, "Persephone" is written by Andre Gide, and the English version is translated by Rollo H. Meyers, and both versions are included in booklet, along with photos of Stravinsky and Gide, and an introduction which gives information about how the poem was turned into a musical work.

        
Musicians
PortraitIgor Stravinsky p, 1882-1971 RU
composed by, conductor, album by
PortraitThe New York Philharmonic Orchestra
orchestra, album by
PortraitWestminster Symphonic Choir US
chorus, album by
PortraitVera Zorina 1917-2003 NO
narrator
Richard Robinson voc, CA
tenor vocals
Rollo H. Meyers
translated by, english
PortraitAndré Gide 1869-1951 FR
words by, poem, text by
Producers
Gray Foy artwork
John Finley Williamson directed by, chorus master
Album Tracks
No Title Artist Composer Duration
1Persephone: Melodrama For Narrator, Tenor And ChorusIgor Stravinsky, The New York Philharmonic Orchestra, Westminster Symphonic ChoirIgor Stravinsky
2I. Persephone Abducted (Persephone Ravie)Igor Stravinsky, The New York Philharmonic Orchestra, Westminster Symphonic Choir
3II. Persephone In The Underwordl (Persephone Aux Enfers) (Beginning)Igor Stravinsky, The New York Philharmonic Orchestra, Westminster Symphonic Choir
4II. Persephone In The Underwordl (Persephone Aux Enfers) (Conclusion)Igor Stravinsky, The New York Philharmonic Orchestra, Westminster Symphonic Choir
5Persephone Restored (Persephone Renaissante)Igor Stravinsky, The New York Philharmonic Orchestra, Westminster Symphonic Choir
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