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Live At The Louvre - Stravinsky: The Firebird / Boulez

Boulez / Stravinsky / Odp
Release Date: 05/25/2010 
Label:  Euroarts   Catalog #: 3078628  
Composer:  Igor Stravinsky
Conductor:  Pierre Boulez
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestre de Paris
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Recorded live at the Musée de Louvre, Paris, 2 December 2008.

Bonus:
- Boulez’ introduction to Stravinsky’s Firebird with live musical illustrations by the Orchestre de Paris and historical footage. A once in a lifetime opportunity to see music through the eyes of one of our most famous contemporary composers/conductors Pierre Boulez. (filmed at Salle Pleyel,Paris, 1 December 2008)

Picture format: NTSC 16:9
Sound format: PCM Stereo / Dolby Digital 5.0 / DTS 5.0
Region code: 0 (worldwide)
Languages: English, French
Running time: 51 mins (performance) + 54 mins (bonus)
No. of DVDs: 1 (DVD 9)

Composer and conductor Pierre Boulez is renowned for his
Read more interpretations of twentiethcentury music, and especially the work of Igor Stravinsky. His inspired performance in December 2008 of The Firebird and Fireworks, with the dynamic Orchestre de Paris, proved to be no exception to this rule. Held inside the spectacular Louvre Pyramid before a rapt audience of two thousand people, it was a truly extraordinary musical event. This release also features a presentation of the work with Boulez, in which he discusses the music and genesis of the ballet in depth.
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Works on This Recording

1.
Firebird by Igor Stravinsky
Conductor:  Pierre Boulez
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestre de Paris
Period: 20th Century 
Written: Russia 
Date of Recording: 12/02/2008 
Venue:  Musée de Louvre, Paris 
2.
Fireworks, Op. 4 by Igor Stravinsky
Conductor:  Pierre Boulez
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestre de Paris
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1908; Russia 
Date of Recording: 12/02/2008 
Venue:  Musée de Louvre, Paris 

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