The Minotaur; Piano Sonata; Two Songs

Elliott Carter

Release Date:

01/08/2006

Record Label:

Nonesuch

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Track NumberTrack TitleTrack LengthTrack Price/Buy Link
1

The Minotaur, Scene I: King Minos' Palace in Crete, Overture

1:00
2

The Minotaur, Scene I: King Minos' Palace in Crete, Queen Pasiphaë prepares for a tryst with the sacred bull

3:49
3

The Minotaur, Scene I: King Minos' Palace in Crete, Entrance of the bulls and the sacred bull

0:38
4

The Minotaur, Scene I: King Minos' Palace in Crete, Dance of the bulls and Pasiphaë with the sacred bull

2:37
5

The Minotaur, Scene I: King Minos' Palace in Crete, Interlude - Pasiphaë's heartbeat becomes the pounding of hammers used in building the labyrinth

1:18
6

The Minotaur, Scene II: Before the Labyrinth, Building the labyrinth to imprison the Minotaur who destroys men

2:00
7

The Minotaur, Scene II: Before the Labyrinth, Entrance of King Minos

1:44
8

The Minotaur, Scene II: Before the Labyrinth, Selection of Greek victims to be sent into the labyrinth

1:08
9

The Minotaur, Scene II: Before the Labyrinth, Ariadne, princess of Crete, dances with Theseus, a Greek victim

4:26
10

The Minotaur, Scene II: Before the Labyrinth, Greek victims are driven into the labyrinth

1:40
11

The Minotaur, Scene II: Before the Labyrinth, Theseus' farewell to Ariadne as he enters the labyrinth

1:54
12

The Minotaur, Scene II: Before the Labyrinth, Ariadne unwinds her thread as Theseus, entering the labyrinth, pulls the thread after him

1:20
13

The Minotaur, Scene II: Before the Labyrinth, Theseus fights and kills the Minotaur (as his movements are transmitted to Ariadne who is holding the other end of the thread)

1:14
14

The Minotaur, Scene II: Before the Labyrinth, Ariadne rewinds her thread to lead Theseus out of the labyrinth

1:56
15

The Minotaur, Scene II: Before the Labyrinth, The thread breaks. Ariadne is greatly dismayed

1:32
16

The Minotaur, Scene II: Before the Labyrinth, Theseus and some of the Greeks emerge from the labyrinth and rejoice

1:04
17

The Minotaur, Scene II: Before the Labyrinth, The Greeks and Theseus, forgetting Ariadne, leave Crete

3:39
18

Dust of Snow

1:09
19

The Rose Family

1:17
20

Piano Sonata, I Maestoso

11:32
21

Piano Sonata, II Andante

15:01
Duration:
1:01:58
Genres:
Classical