Charles Wuorinen: Cyclops 2000/ A Reliquary for Igor Stravinsky

Charles Wuorinen: Cyclops 2000/ A Reliquary for Igor Stravinsky

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Wuorinen's single movement, single-minded Cyclops 2000 uses the idea of a single entity created from many tiny sections – a single eye made up of many lenses. It is coupled with A Reliquary, his tribute to Igor Stravinsky.

1 Cyclops 2000
London Sinfonietta / Oliver Knussen
2-7 A Reliquary for Igor Stravinsky
London Sinfonietta / Oliver Knussen

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REVIEWS

‘Written for the London Sinfonietta, and recorded live at its world premiere in the QEH in 2001, its exuberant twists and turns are superbly negotiated under Oliver Knussen.’ The Observer

RECORDING CREDITS

Cyclops 2000 was recorded live (World Premiere) by Sound Intermedia om 16 May 2001 at the Queen Elizabeth Hall, Southbank Centre, London. 

A Reliquary for Igor Stravinsky was recorded in October 1994 at Henry Wood Hall, London. Produced by Tryggvi Trygvason and Oliver Knussen.

Catalogue number: SINFCD4-2006