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Béla Bartók Bluebeard's Castle Door 5 Solti Sass Kováts
Seeded by audioman on 10 Jun 2008
Author: franzhun
Béla Bartók: Bluebeard's Castle Door1 Conducted by: Sir George Solti London Philharmonic Orchestra Judith: Sylvia Sass Bluebeard: Kolos Kováts Directed by: Miklós Szinetár Synopsis: Judith and Bluebeard arrive at his castle, which is all dark. Bluebeard asks Judith if she wants to stay and even offers her an opportunity to leave, but she decides to stay. Judith insists that all the doors be opened, to allow light to enter into the forbidding interior, insisting further that her demands are based on her love for Bluebeard. Bluebeard refuses, saying that they are private places not to be explored by others, and asking Judith to love him but ask no questions. Judith persists, and eventually prevails over his resistance. The first door opens to reveal a torture chamber, stained with blood. Repelled, but then intrigued, Judith pushes on. Behind the second door is a storehouse of weapons, and behind the third a storehouse of riches. Bluebeard urges her on. Behind the fourth do
Work: Bartók: Bluebeard's Castle, Op. 11/Sz 48
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Composer: Béla Bartók
Conductor: Sir Georg Solti
Instrument: Soprano ; Baritone
Form/Genre: Opera
Period: 20th Century