PROMETHEUS - Musical Variations on a Myth (Argerich, Berlin Philharmonic, Abbado)


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Die Geschopfe des Prometheus (The Creatures of Prometheus), Op. 43
Liszt, Franz - Composer
Prometheus, S99/R416
Promethee - Le Poeme Du Feu, Op. 60 (excerpt)

Playing Time: 00:56:25
Catalogue Number: 2001944
UPC: 880242019448

This mythological figure of Prometheus symbolises the creativity of man - and Claudio Abbado took this symbol as the Leitmotif of this very unique concert recording: An exploration of the Prometheus myth through the works of four composers, evocatively visualized by television director Christopher Swann, known for directing Leonard Bernstein conducts West Side Story among others.

Featuring Marta Argerich as the solo pianist, the concert was a giant was a giant collaboration of the Berliner Philharmoniker, the Berliner Singkadamie, the Solistenchor Freiburg, and the vocal soloist Ingrid Ade-Jeseman and Monika Bair-Ivenz and speakers Ulrike Krumbiegel and Matthias Schadock.

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