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Stravinsky: Ballets, Stage Works, Orchestral Works /Ansermet


Release Date: 05/14/2002 
Label:  Decca   Catalog #: 467818   Spars Code: ADD 
Composer:  Igor Stravinsky
Performer:  Carlo FranziniBoris CarmeliMarilyn TylerGerald English,   ... 
Conductor:  Ernest Ansermet
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Suisse Romande OrchestraSuisse Romande Orchestra membersLausanne Youth Chorus,   ... 
Number of Discs: 8 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 8 Hours 28 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

All the Stravinsky recordings made by Ernest Ansermet and The Suisse Romande Orchestra, digitally remastered in an 8 CD box. The set includes all Stravinsky's major orchestral works at a bargain price in highly respected recordings dating from the late 50's and early 60's. All the Stravinsky recordings made by Ernest Ansermet and The Suisse Romande Orchestra, digitally remastered in an 8 CD box. The set includes all Stravinsky's major orchestral works at a bargain price in highly respected recordings dating from the late 50's and early 60's. Read less

Works on This Recording

1. Le sacre du printemps by Igor Stravinsky
Conductor:  Ernest Ansermet
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Suisse Romande Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1911-1913 
Date of Recording: 1957 
Venue:  Victoria Hall, Geneva, Switzerland 
Length: 44 Minutes 26 Secs. 
2. Chant du rossignol by Igor Stravinsky
Conductor:  Ernest Ansermet
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Suisse Romande Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1917; Switzerland 
Date of Recording: 1956 
Venue:  Victoria Hall, Geneva, Switzerland 
Length: 21 Minutes 39 Secs. 
3. Pétrouchka by Igor Stravinsky
Conductor:  Ernest Ansermet
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Suisse Romande Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: Switzerland 
Date of Recording: 1957 
Venue:  Victoria Hall, Geneva, Switzerland 
Length: 35 Minutes 10 Secs. 
Notes: Composition written: Switzerland (1911).
Composition revised: 1947. 
4. Pulcinella by Igor Stravinsky
Performer:  Carlo Franzini (Tenor), Boris Carmeli (Bass), Marilyn Tyler (Soprano)
Conductor:  Ernest Ansermet
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Suisse Romande Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: Switzerland 
Date of Recording: 1965 
Venue:  Victoria Hall, Geneva, Switzerland 
Length: 38 Minutes 50 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: Composition written: Switzerland (1919 - 1920). 
5. Apollon musagète by Igor Stravinsky
Conductor:  Ernest Ansermet
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Suisse Romande Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: France 
Date of Recording: 1955 
Venue:  Victoria Hall, Geneva, Switzerland 
Length: 28 Minutes 49 Secs. 
Notes: Composition written: France (1927 - 1928). 
6. Le baiser de la fée by Igor Stravinsky
Conductor:  Ernest Ansermet
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Suisse Romande Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1928/1950; France 
Date of Recording: 1963 
Venue:  Victoria Hall, Geneva, Switzerland 
Length: 42 Minutes 51 Secs. 
7. Renard by Igor Stravinsky
Performer:  Gerald English (Tenor), Peter Glossop (Baritone), Joseph Rouleau (Bass),
John Leach (Cimbalom), John Mitchinson (Tenor)
Conductor:  Ernest Ansermet
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Suisse Romande Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1915-1916; Switzerland 
Date of Recording: 1964 
Venue:  Victoria Hall, Geneva, Switzerland 
Length: 16 Minutes 38 Secs. 
Language: Russian 
8. L'histoire du soldat: Suite for Chamber Ensemble by Igor Stravinsky
Performer:  Pierre Aubapan (Trombone), Paolo Longinotti (Cornet), Leon Hoogstoal (Clarinet),
Henri Helaerts (Bassoon), Charles Peschier (Percussion), Hans Fryba (Double Bass),
Michel Schwalbé (Violin)
Conductor:  Ernest Ansermet
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Suisse Romande Orchestra members
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1918; Switzerland 
Date of Recording: 1961 
Venue:  Victoria Hall, Geneva, Switzerland 
Length: 25 Minutes 8 Secs. 
9. Pulcinella Suite by Igor Stravinsky
Conductor:  Ernest Ansermet
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Suisse Romande Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1922/1947; France 
Date of Recording: 1956 
Venue:  Victoria Hall, Geneva, Switzerland 
Length: 22 Minutes 13 Secs. 
10. Symphony in C by Igor Stravinsky
Conductor:  Ernest Ansermet
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Suisse Romande Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1939-1940; USA 
Date of Recording: 1960 
Venue:  Victoria Hall, Geneva, Switzerland 
Length: 30 Minutes 53 Secs. 
11. Symphony in Three Movements by Igor Stravinsky
Conductor:  Ernest Ansermet
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Suisse Romande Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1942-1945; USA 
Date of Recording: 1960 
Venue:  Victoria Hall, Geneva, Switzerland 
Length: 22 Minutes 35 Secs. 
12. Symphonies of Wind Instruments by Igor Stravinsky
Conductor:  Ernest Ansermet
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Suisse Romande Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1920; France 
Date of Recording: 1961 
Venue:  Victoria Hall, Geneva, Switzerland 
Length: 9 Minutes 14 Secs. 
13. Concerto for Piano and Winds by Igor Stravinsky
Performer:  Nikita Magaloff (Piano)
Conductor:  Ernest Ansermet
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Suisse Romande Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1923-1924; France 
Date of Recording: 1955 
Venue:  Victoria Hall, Geneva, Switzerland 
Length: 17 Minutes 40 Secs. 
14. Capriccio for Piano and Orchestra by Igor Stravinsky
Performer:  Nikita Magaloff (Piano)
Conductor:  Ernest Ansermet
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Suisse Romande Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1928-1929; France 
Date of Recording: 1955 
Venue:  Victoria Hall, Geneva, Switzerland 
Length: 16 Minutes 55 Secs. 
15. Suite no 1 for small Orchestra by Igor Stravinsky
Conductor:  Ernest Ansermet
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Suisse Romande Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1917-1925; France 
Date of Recording: 1962 
Venue:  Victoria Hall, Geneva, Switzerland 
Length: 4 Minutes 14 Secs. 
16. Suite no 2 for small Orchestra by Igor Stravinsky
Conductor:  Ernest Ansermet
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Suisse Romande Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1921; France 
Date of Recording: 1962 
Venue:  Victoria Hall, Geneva, Switzerland 
Length: 6 Minutes 24 Secs. 
17. Etudes (4) for Orchestra by Igor Stravinsky
Conductor:  Ernest Ansermet
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Suisse Romande Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1928/1952; France 
Date of Recording: 1962 
Venue:  Victoria Hall, Geneva, Switzerland 
Length: 9 Minutes 42 Secs. 
18. Scherzo à la russe by Igor Stravinsky
Conductor:  Ernest Ansermet
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Suisse Romande Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1943-1944; USA 
Date of Recording: 1964 
Venue:  Victoria Hall, Geneva, Switzerland 
Length: 4 Minutes 18 Secs. 
19. Symphony of Psalms by Igor Stravinsky
Conductor:  Ernest Ansermet
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Suisse Romande Orchestra,  Lausanne Youth Chorus,  Lausanne Radio Chorus
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1930/1948; France 
Date of Recording: 1961 
Venue:  Victoria Hall, Geneva, Switzerland 
Length: 21 Minutes 11 Secs. 
Language: Latin 
20. Les noces by Igor Stravinsky
Performer:  Jacques Horneffer (Piano), Roger Aubert (Piano), Doris Rossiaud (Piano),
Vladimir Diakoff (Bass), Hugues Cuénod (Tenor), Heinz Rehfuss (Baritone),
Lucienne Devallier (Alto), Basia Retchitzka (Soprano), Renée Peter (Piano)
Conductor:  Ernest Ansermet
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Suisse Romande Orchestra,  Geneva Motet Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: Switzerland 
Date of Recording: 1961 
Venue:  Victoria Hall, Geneva, Switzerland 
Length: 24 Minutes 56 Secs. 
Language: Russian 
Notes: Composition written: Switzerland (1917 - 1923). 
21. Mavra by Igor Stravinsky
Performer:  Helen Watts (Alto), Monica Sinclair (Alto), Kenneth MacDonald (Tenor),
Joan Carlyle (Soprano)
Conductor:  Ernest Ansermet
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Suisse Romande Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1921-1922; France 
Date of Recording: 1964 
Venue:  Victoria Hall, Geneva, Switzerland 
Length: 27 Minutes 45 Secs. 
Language: Russian 

Sound Samples

The Firebird (L'oiseau de feu) - Ballet (1910): Introduction
The Firebird (L'oiseau de feu) - Ballet (1910): Kashchei's enchanted garden
The Firebird (L'oiseau de feu) - Ballet (1910): Appearance of the Firebird pursued by Ivan Tsarevich
The Firebird (L'oiseau de feu) - Ballet (1910): Dance of the Firebird
The Firebird (L'oiseau de feu) - Ballet (1910): Ivan Tsarevich captures the Firebird
The Firebird (L'oiseau de feu) - Ballet (1910): Supplication of the Firebird
The Firebird (L'oiseau de feu) - Ballet (1910): Game of the Princesses with the golden apples
The Firebird (L'oiseau de feu) - Ballet (1910): Sudden appearance of Ivan Tsarevich
The Firebird (L'oiseau de feu) - Ballet (1910): Round dance of the Princesses
The Firebird (L'oiseau de feu) - Ballet (1910): Daybreak
The Firebird (L'oiseau de feu) - Ballet (1910): Magic carillon, appearance of Kashchei's guardian monsters and capture of Ivan Tsarevich
The Firebird (L'oiseau de feu) - Ballet (1910): Dance of Kashchei's retinue under the spell of the Firebird
The Firebird (L'oiseau de feu) - Ballet (1910): Infernal dance of all Kashchei's subject's
The Firebird (L'oiseau de feu) - Ballet (1910): Lullaby of the Firebird
The Firebird (L'oiseau de feu) - Ballet (1910): Collapse of Kashchei's palace and dissolution of all enchantments - Reanimation of the petrified prisoners - General rejoicing
The Song of the Nightingale (Le chant du rossignol): 1. La fête au palais de l'empereur
The Song of the Nightingale (Le chant du rossignol): 2. Les deux rossignols
The Song of the Nightingale (Le chant du rossignol): 3. Maladie et guerison de l'empereur de Chine
Petrouchka - Version 1911 - Scene 4: The Shrovetide Fair
Petrouchka - Version 1911 - Scene 2: In Petrushka's Room
Petrouchka - Version 1911 - Scene 3: In the Moor's Room
Petrouchka - Version 1911 - Scene 4: The Shrovetide Fair (evening)
Le Sacre du Printemps - Part 1: The Adoration of the Earth: 1. Introduction
Le Sacre du Printemps - Part 1: The Adoration of the Earth: 2. The Harbingers of Spring, Dance of the Adolescents
Le Sacre du Printemps - Part 1: The Adoration of the Earth: 3. Mock Abduction
Le Sacre du Printemps - Part 1: The Adoration of the Earth: 4. Spring Rounds
Le Sacre du Printemps - Part 1: The Adoration of the Earth: 5. Games of the Rival Tribes
Le Sacre du Printemps - Part 1: The Adoration of the Earth: 6. Procession of the Sage
Le Sacre du Printemps - Part 1: The Adoration of the Earth: The Sage
Le Sacre du Printemps - Part 1: The Adoration of the Earth: 7b. Dance of the Earth
Le Sacre du Printemps - Part 2: The Sacrifice: 1. Introduction
Le Sacre du Printemps - Part 2: The Sacrifice: 2. Mystical Circle of the Adolescents
Le Sacre du Printemps - Part 2: The Sacrifice: 3. Glorification of the Chosen One
Le Sacre du Printemps - Part 2: The Sacrifice: 4. Evocation of the Ancestors
Le Sacre du Printemps - Part 2: The Sacrifice: 5. Ritual of the Ancestors
Le Sacre du Printemps - Part 2: The Sacrifice: 6. Sacrificial Dance (The Chosen One)

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