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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The music becomes more and more agitated until the largest stag calls out. He brought up his children for the savage mountains, trained them in hunting skills.

Cantata Profana

Romantic Evening Sex All Themes. This is not to suggest a kinship between these two cantafa works, because stylistically they are quite far apart. Hungarian folksongs for voice and piano. On the surface, a simple parable is evident: Come with me, come with me, come back to your mother!

And hunting, searching in cahtata forest thicket, one day the splendid sons turned into splendid stags. Many forget that the composer was born in a town in Hungary Nagyszentmiklos that prfoana now a part of Rumania. The baritone solo then begins as the father pleads with his sons to come home.

As the father sees nine fine stags at a spring, he takes aim with his rifle. And he failed to teach them skills to earn a living from the land and livestock: Oh, my sweet, beloved, my beloved offspring, come home, come home with me, come back from the forest to your loving mother!


AllMusic relies heavily on JavaScript. Eagerly, your mother waits for you, cries for you. Recordings from Private Collections. The father, recognizing his favorite son in the stag, begs his children to come home. Here begins the tenor solo, which is the voice of the stag imploring the father not to take aim at his children, lest they should have to kill him.

But the stag, the largest, dearest of the offspring, gravely gave his father this address in answer: And roaming through mountains and valleys, they spent their time hunting, the nine sons, splendid offspring, they spent their time hunting — So long did they wander, wander and hunt the deer, so far, so long, till they, they found a graceful bridge showing magic deertracks.

Dent and Sons, Cantata Profana concludes with the choirs’ recapitulation of the narrative. Complete Recordings on Deutsche Grammophon, Vol. Look at their antlers, wider than your doorway, they must travel through the sky; their slender bodies cannot hide in clothing, they must hide among the leaves; they make their tracks not in your hearth’s warm ashes but along the forest floor; they drink their fill not from your silver goblets but from clean mountain springs.

Drinking Hanging Out In Love. 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.


All is ready for you, torches, cups and table, ready for your welcome. The opening gesture is immediately followed by a paraphrase of the first two bars of Bach ‘s St. Cantata Profana; The Wooden Prince.

Bartók Béla: Cantata profana (Cantata profana in English)

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Jazz Latin New Age. Cantata profana Cantata profana in English. Little is known about proofana evolution of this powerful cantata. But solo parts for the tenor son, now a stag and baritone father soon follow, tempering the furious mood somewhat. On the whole, the mood is reflective and subdued here and might be regarded as a sort of epilogue.

AllMusic Featured Composition Noteworthy. In the manner of a Greek dramathe chorus interjects the father’s recognition of his sons. Carefully kneeling, silent Hey!

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This is the shortest of the three sections, lasting about three minutes, as compared with the approximately eight-minute lengths of the previous movements. There was once an old man treasuring, treasuring nine sons, splendid offspring. The composer and librettist abrtok Oxford University Press, Cantata profanna; Vaughan Williams: Our beloved father, do not raise your rifle!