BÉLA BARTÓK – Cantata profana () – Der holzgeschnitzte Prinz – The Wooden Prince – Le Prince de bois – op. 13 – John Aler, Tenor – John Tomlinson, . Ever since its composition an aura of mystery has surrounded Bela. Bartok’s Cantata Profana. It has been treated and approached by many as a secretive work. Béla Bartók. Cantata profana, for tenor, baritone, double chorus & orchestra (or piano) (“The Enchanted Stags”), Sz. 94, BB Composition Information.

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All is ready for you, torches, cups and table, ready for your welcome. The Art of Janos Ferencsik Vol. They pursued the magic till they lost their bearings; and the splendid hunters thus became the hunted: On the surface, a simple parable is evident: But we shall remain: This page was last edited on 9 Mayat He brought up his children for the savage mountains, trained them in hunting skills.

Bartók Béla: Cantata profana (Cantata profana in English)

While this work has folk origins, its music generally does not divulge any ethnic flavors, though the tenor solos often exhibit a certain Rumanian melodic characteristic, the so-called hora lunga.

The largest stag eldest son pleads with his father not to shoot. Whether the stag’s final wailing cry is one of anguish and loss or of exuberance and freedom depends on one’s own badtok. Views Read Edit View history. Perhaps he was moved by the plight of his fellow Hungarians during the Great Depression of the s or wished to express his opposition to the rising tide of fascism in Europe during this time.


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The work opens with an ascending non-diatonic scale: The final section of the first movement begins as the riotous hunt music dies down and the mood suddenly becomes quiet and mysterious: Oxford University Press, The latter part pfofana this panel has both soloists in dramatic and powerful dialogue regarding the return of the nine sons.

Cantata Profana; The Profama Prince. If you continue without changing your settings, we’ll assume that you are happy to receive all cookies on this website. There was once an old man treasuring, treasuring nine sons, splendid offspring.

Boosey and Hawkes, They depart without him on a hunting expedition one day and are changed into stags. Colinde are ballads which are sung during the Christmas season, although many colinde have no connection to the Christian Nativity and are believed to have their origin in pre-Christian times.

Share on facebook twitter tumblr. Cantata Profana profsna with the choirs’ recapitulation of the narrative.

But solo parts for the tenor son, now a stag and baritone father soon follow, tempering the furious mood somewhat. Prayers of Kierkegaard; Bartok: Hungarian folksongs for voice and piano. Primal drums and horn calls punctuate the music through this section, while the chorus describes the hunters wandering farther and farther into the forest.

Here the transformation occurs and the boys are turned into stags. The first section of the second movement recounts the father’s search for his sons.


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This website is using cookies. Dent and Sons, The mood remains eerie and mysterious until the powerful middle section, where the choral writing and driving rhythms impart a primal character. Sexy Trippy All Moods. The first movement, marked Molto moderato, is entitled, “Once there was an old man. On the whole, the mood is reflective and subdued here and might be regarded as a sort of epilogue.

Source of the quotation http: Little is known about the evolution of this powerful cantata. But their father grew impatient waiting, waiting, waiting, and he loaded his old rifle and set out on a search for his splendid offspring.

Haunting and lyrical, the melodies are woven into rich diatonic harmonies, bringing a sense of the timelessness of myth to the ending of the piece. But a splendid stag, the largest, oh, the very dearest offspring, gravely spoke to his old parent: Eagerly, your mother waits for you, cries for you. Our antlers will gore you, our antlers impale you and throw you and hurl you — from streams to hilltops, from peaks to valleys, from rocks to clearings — We shall smash your body on a dreadful rockface, treat you with no mercy, our ptofana father!

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