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The composer wrote this piece for the Chicago Grand Opera company in 1919, and it stands as one of his more immediate successes. However, New York critics decried its extremely high budget. The original librettist wrote this mock fairy tale as a reaction to the criticism he received from his contemporaries that said his stories lacked originality.

Music Heard On This Episode

Franz Joseph Haydn: Symphony No. 82 "The Bear"
Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment/Sigiswald Kuijken, cond. — Haydn: Paris Symphonies 82-87 (Virgin Veritas, 2000)
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Franz Joseph Haydn: Symphony No. 82 "The Bear"
Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment/Sigiswald Kuijken, cond. — Haydn: Paris Symphonies 82-87 (Virgin Veritas, 2000)
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Dmitri Shostakovich: Jazz Suite No. 2
Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra/Riccardo Chailly, cond. — Shostakovich: The Jazz Album (Decca, 1993)
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Alan Hovhaness: The Prayer of St. Gregory
Royal Scottish Academy/Keith Brion. cond. — Hovhaness: The Prayer of St. Gregory (Naxos American, 2005)
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Johann Strauss Jr: Under Thunder and Lightening
Strauss Orchestra Vienna/Christopher Warren-Green, cond. — The Strauss Album (White Line, 2004)
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Charles Ives: Yale-Princeton Football Game/Country Band March
Orchestra New England/James Sinclair — The Orchestral Music of Charles Ives (Koch Int'l Classics, 1993)
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Giulio Caccini: Amarilli Mia Bella
Lucia Garcia/Empire Brass — King's Court and Celtic Fair (Telarc, 1996)
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Bohuslav Martin?: Half-Time
Czech Philharmonic Orchestra/Aaron Copland, cond.
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Arthur Sullivan: Pirates of Penzance: Overture
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra/Isidore Godfrey, cond. — Gilbert & Sullivan: The Pirates of Penzance (Decca, 2003)
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William Billings: O Praise the Lord in Heaven; Is Any Afflicted
His Majestie's Clerkes/Paul Hillier, cond. — Early American Choral Music, Vol. 1 (Hmf Classical Exp., 2001)
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Franz Liszt: Hungarian Rhapsody, no. 1
London Symphony Orch/Antal Dorati, cond. — Liszt & Enesco Rhapsodies No. 1 (Polygram Records, 1991)
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Sergei Prokofiev: Suite from "The Love for Three Oranges"
Montréal Symphony Orchestra/Charles Dutoit, cond. — Prokofiev: The Love for Three Oranges (Umvd Labels, 2004)
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Perotin: Viderunt Omnes
Hilliard Ensemble — Perotin (Ecm Records, 2000)
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Karl King: Indiana, Our Indiana
IU Marching Hundred
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