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Igor Stravinsky

Publisher: Chester Music

Renard (1916)
Work Notes
Vocal Score for sale / Published by Chester Music worldwide except for the United Kingdom, Ireland, Australia, Canada, South Africa and all so-called reversionary rights territories where the copyright is held jointly by Schott Music GmbH & Co. KG, Mainz, Germany and Chester Music Ltd.
Text Writer
Trad. Russian, Composer
Publisher
Chester Music Ltd
Category
Opera and Music Theatre
Year Composed
1916
Duration
20 Minutes
Language
German, Russian
Solo Instrument(s)
2 tenors, 2 basses
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Programme Note
Igor Stravinsky Renard (1916)
BRIEF SYNOPSIS

The simple folk tale is related by four singers sitting with and treated as members of the orchestra, while being enacted by the dancers. It tells how a wicked fox tricks a cock to come down from his perch. The cock is rescued by a cat and a goat, the rescue is celebrated and, at the end, the fox is killed.


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  • Ensemble
    Columbia Percussion Ensemble / Columbia Chamber Ensemble
    Soloist(s)
    M. Allen / R. Safarty / L. Driscoll / R. Oliver / S. Barber / A. Copland / L. Foss / R. Sessions / G. Shirley / W. Murphy / D. Gramm / T. Koves
    Conductor
    Igor Stravinsky
  • Ensemble
    London Sinfonietta
    Soloist(s)
    J. Aler / N. Robson / J. Tomlinson / D. Wilson-Johnson
    Conductor
    Esa-Pekka Salonen
    Sony:
  • Ensemble
    Soloists and Orchestra of Domaine Musical
    Conductor
    Pierre Boulez
    Accord:
  • Ensemble
    Philharmonia Orchestra, Orchestra of St Luke's
    Conductor
    Robert Craft
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