Mavra [sound recording] ; Les noces = The wedding = Die Hochzeit ; Oedipus Rex : opera-oratorio in two acts / Igor Stravinsky ; [text (3rd work)] after Sophocles.

Stravinsky, Igor, 1882-1971.
[West] Germany : CBS Masterworks, p1981.
Sound recording
2 sound discs : analog, 33 1/3 rpm, stereo. ; 12 in.
Stravinsky, Igor, 1882-1971. 1981. Selections.
Igor Stravinsky, 1882-1982.

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Standardized Title:
Vocal music. Selections
Other Title:
Oedipus Rex
Oedipus (Greek mythology) -- Songs and music.
1st work: Susan Belinck, soprano ; Mary Simmons, mezzo-soprano ; Patricia Rideout, contralto ; Stanley Kolk, tenor ; CBC Symphony Orchestra. 2nd work: Samuel Barber, Aaron Copland, Lukas Foss, Roger Sessions, pianos ; Mildred Allen, soprano ; Regina Sarfaty, mezzo-soprano ; Loren Driscoll, tenor ; Robert Oliver, bass ; American Concert Choir ; Columbia Percussion Ensemble. 3rd work: George Shirley, tenor ; Shirley Verrett, mezzo-soprano ; Donald Gramm, bass ; Chester Watson, bass ; John Reardon, baritone ; Loren Driscoll, tenor ; John Westbrook, narrator ; Chorus and Orchestra of the Opera Society of Washington, D.C. Igor Stravinsky, conductor (1st-3rd works).
1st work an opera; 2nd work "choreographic scenes" for soloists, chorus, and orchestra.
Performed in Russian (1st work), English translation from the original Russian (2nd work), and Latin (sung portions) and French (narration) (3rd work).
Text of 1st work by Boris Kochno; text of 2nd work by Stravinsky; text of 3rd work after Sophocles, by Jean Cocteau, the Latin portions translated by Jean DanieĢlou.
1st work recorded 1964; 2nd work recorded 1959; 3rd work recorded 1962.
Durations: 27:57; 25:01; 50:20.
Orig. issued in boxed set containing re-releases of CBS's entire catalog of Stravinsky's recorded works, and a program booklet with notes by Vera Zorina Lieberson and Goddard Lieberson, chronology of Stravinsky's life, and various quotations by and about the author, all in English, French, and German (44 p. : ill.).
Program notes in English by Igor Stravinsky, with French and German translations on container. Texts with translations inserted.
Local notes:
U. of P. copy lacks original container. Each volume, as well as the program notes booklet, in separate, numbered container.
Belinck, Susan. , Performer
Simmons, Mary, mezzo-soprano. , Performer
Rideout, Patricia. , Performer
Kolk, Stanley, 1935- , Performer
Barber, Samuel, 1910-1981 ,
Copland, Aaron, 1900-1990 ,
Foss, Lukas, 1922- , Performer
Sessions, Roger, 1896-1985 ,
Allen, Mildred. , Performer
Sarfaty, Regina. , Performer
Driscoll, Loren. , Performer
Oliver, Robert, bass. , Performer
Shirley, George. , Performer
Verrett, Shirley. , Performer
Gramm, Donald. , Performer
Watson, Chester. , Performer
Reardon, John, 1930-1988 , Performer
Westbrook, John, 1922-1989 , Narrator
Stravinsky, Igor, 1882-1971 , Conductor
CBC Symphony Orchestra. , Performer
American Concert Choir. , Performer
Columbia Percussion Ensemble. , Performer
Opera Society of Washington. , Performer
Stravinsky, Igor, 1882-1971. Svadebka.
Stravinsky, Igor, 1882-1971. Oedipus Rex.
Publisher Number:
GM 31 / LXX 36940 CBS Masterworks
74066 CBS Masterworks
37518 CBS Masterworks
74067 CBS Masterworks
37519 CBS Masterworks