The Firebird (Stravinsky, Igor)

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Contents

Performances

Sheet Music

Scores

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Editor First edition
Publisher. Info. Moscow: P. Jurgenson, n.d.[1911]. Plate 34920.
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Publisher. Info. Moscow: Muzyka, 1964.
Reprinted The Firebird in Full Score
Mineola: Dover Publications, 1987.
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1911 Suite

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Publisher. Info. Moscow: P. Jurgenson, n.d.[1912]. Plate 35965.
Reprinted Boca Raton: Edwin F. Kalmus, n.d.(after 1987). Catalog A 2132.
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1919 Suite

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Publisher. Info. London: J. & W. Chester, 1920. Plate J.W.C. 17.
Reprinted New York: Boosey & Hawkes, n.d. Catalog B. & H. 573.
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Parts

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Publisher. Info. Moscow: P. Jurgenson, n.d.[1911]. Plate 36022.
Reprinted Boca Raton: Edwin F. Kalmus, n.d.(after 1987). Catalog A 3049
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1911 Suite

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21 more: Flute 1, 2, 3/Piccolo 2 • Oboe 1, 2, 3 • English Horn • Clarinet 1, 2, 3/E♭ Clarinet • Bass Clarinet • Bassoon 1, 2, 3/Contrabassoon 2 • Contrabassoon 1 • Horn 1, 2, 3, 4 (F) • Trumpet 1, 2, 3 (A) • Trombone 1, 2, 3 • Tuba • Timpani • Cymbals, Xylophone, Bass Drum, Tambuorine, Bells, Triangle • Celesta • Piano • Harp 1, 2, 3 • Violins I • Violins II • Violas • Cellos • Basses

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Publisher. Info. Moscow: P. Jurgenson, n.d.[1912]. Plate 35966.
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Arrangements and Transcriptions

For Piano (Stravinsky)

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Editor First edition (reprint)
Publisher. Info. Moscow: P. Jurgenson, n.d.[1910]. Plate 34903-34919.
Reissue - New York: G. Schirmer, n.d.(ca.1915).
Reprinted The Firebird for Solo Piano
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General Information

Work Title The Firebird
Alternative. Title Жар-птица ; L'oiseau de feu; 火鸟
Composer Stravinsky, Igor
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. K 10
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IIS 10
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 2 tableaux
1. Introduction
  • Tableau I.
2. Le jardin enchanté de Kastchei
3. Apparition de l’oiseau de feu, poursuivi par Ivan Tsarevitch
4. Danse de l’oiseau de feu
5. Capture de l’oiseau de feu par Ivan Tsarevitch
6. Supplications de l’oiseau de feu
7. Apparition des treize princesses enchantées
8. Jeu de princesses avec les pommes d’or
9. Brusque apparition d’Ivan Tsarevitch
10. Khorovod (Ronde) des princesses
11. Lever du jour
12. Carillon féérique, apparition des Monstres-gardiens de Kastchei
13. Arrivée de Kastchei l’immortel
Dialogue de Kastchei avec Ivan Tsarevitch
Intercession des princesses
14. Apparition de l’oiseau de feu
15. Danse de la suite de Kastchei enchantée par l’oiseau de feu
16. Danse infernale de tous les sujets de Kastchei
17. Berceuse (l’oiseau de feu)
18. Réveil de Kastchei
Mort de Kastchei
Profondes tenèbres
  • Tableau II.
19. Disparition du palais et des sortilèges de Kastchei,
animation des chevaliers petrifiés. Allegresse génerale
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1910
First Performance. 1910-6-25 in Paris, Théâtre National de L’Opéra
Tamara Karsavina (Firebird)
Michael Fokine (Ivan Tsarevich)
Vera Fokina (The Beautiful Tsarevna)
Aleksey Bulgakov (Kastchei the Immortal)
Les Ballets Russes
Léon Bakst, Aleksandr Golovin (costumes)
Aleksandr Golovin (scenery design)
Sergey Grigoriev (director)
Michael Fokine (choreography)
Gabriel Pierné (conductor)
First Publication. 1910 - Moscow: P. Jurgenson
Average DurationAvg. Duration 45-50 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Early 20th century
Piece Style Early 20th century
Instrumentation 4 flutes (3rd & 4th also piccolo), 3 oboes, English horn, 3 clarinets (3rd also D clarinet),
bass clarinet, 3 bassoons (2nd also 2nd contrabassoon), contrabassoon
4 horns, 3 trumpets, 3 trombones, tuba
timpani, bass drum, cymbals, triangle, tambourine, tamtam,
tubular bells, glockenspiel, xylophone, celesta, 3 harps, piano, strings

Onstage Instruments 3 trumpets, 4 Wagner tubas (two tenor and two bass)

Discography MusicBrainz
All Music Guide
Authorities Wikidata
External Links Wikipedia article
Kirchmeyer Catalog
Extra Information The entire 1st violin section retunes the E string to D (scordatura), in order to play some natural harmonics.

Misc. Comments

Ballets by Igor Stravinsky
  • Le baiser de la fée (1928)
  • Jeu de cartes (1936)
  • Danses concertantes for chamber orchestra (1942)
  • Scènes de ballet (1944)
  • Orpheus, for chamber orchestra (1947)
  • Agon (1957)