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The Essential Igor Stravinsky

Stravinsky,Igor
Release Date: 03/25/2003 
Label:  Sony   Catalog #: 89910   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Igor StravinskyJohn Stafford Smith
Performer:  Philippe EntremontLin Cho-LiangIsrael BakerDon Garrard,   ... 
Conductor:  Igor StravinskyMichael Tilson ThomasEsa-Pekka Salonen
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Columbia Symphony OrchestraPhilharmonia OrchestraCBC Symphony Orchestra,   ... 
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: n/a 
Length: 2 Hours 27 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

This selection includes the spoken track "Portrait of Stravinsky: Stravinsky in Rehearsal; Stravinsky in His Own Words (narrated by John McClure)." This selection includes the spoken track "Portrait of Stravinsky: Stravinsky in Rehearsal; Stravinsky in His Own Words (narrated by John McClure)." Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Fireworks, Op. 4 by Igor Stravinsky
Conductor:  Igor Stravinsky
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Columbia Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1908; Russia 
Date of Recording: 12/17/1963 
Length: 3 Minutes 43 Secs. 
2.
Firebird Suite: Danse infernale by Igor Stravinsky
Conductor:  Igor Stravinsky
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Columbia Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1909-1910; Russia 
Date of Recording: 1/1961 
Length: 4 Minutes 40 Secs. 
3.
Firebird: Berceuse by Igor Stravinsky
Conductor:  Igor Stravinsky
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Columbia Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1909-1910; Russia 
Date of Recording: 1/1961 
Length: 2 Minutes 32 Secs. 
4.
Firebird: Kashchei awakes by Igor Stravinsky
Conductor:  Igor Stravinsky
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Columbia Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1909-1910; Russia 
Date of Recording: 1/1961 
Length: 1 Minutes 7 Secs. 
5.
Firebird: Death of Kashchei by Igor Stravinsky
Conductor:  Igor Stravinsky
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Columbia Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1909-1910; Russia 
Date of Recording: 1/1961 
Length: 1 Minutes 20 Secs. 
6.
Firebird: Final Hymn by Igor Stravinsky
Conductor:  Igor Stravinsky
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Columbia Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1909-1910; Russia 
Date of Recording: 1/1961 
Length: 2 Minutes 47 Secs. 
7.
Pétrouchka: Scene 1 by Igor Stravinsky
Conductor:  Michael Tilson Thomas
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1911/1947; Switzerland 
Date of Recording: 11/1980 
Length: 0 Minutes 52 Secs. 
8.
Pétrouchka: Fęte populaire de la semaine grasse by Igor Stravinsky
Conductor:  Michael Tilson Thomas
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1911/1947; Switzerland 
Date of Recording: 11/1980 
Length: 4 Minutes 54 Secs. 
9.
Pétrouchka: Les déguisés by Igor Stravinsky
Conductor:  Michael Tilson Thomas
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1911/1947; Switzerland 
Date of Recording: 11/1980 
Length: 2 Minutes 0 Secs. 
10.
Pétrouchka: Danse russe by Igor Stravinsky
Conductor:  Michael Tilson Thomas
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1911/1947; Switzerland 
Date of Recording: 11/1980 
Length: 2 Minutes 40 Secs. 
11.
Pétrouchka: Chez Pétrouchka by Igor Stravinsky
Conductor:  Michael Tilson Thomas
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1911/1947; Switzerland 
Date of Recording: 11/1980 
Length: 4 Minutes 34 Secs. 
12.
Le sacre du printemps: no 1, Part 1 Introduction by Igor Stravinsky
Conductor:  Igor Stravinsky
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Columbia Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1911-1913; Switzerland 
Date of Recording: 1/1960 
Length: 2 Minutes 57 Secs. 
13.
Le sacre du printemps: no 2, Les augures printaniers / Danses des adolescentes by Igor Stravinsky
Conductor:  Igor Stravinsky
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Columbia Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: Switzerland 
Date of Recording: 1/1960 
Length: 3 Minutes 2 Secs. 
14.
Le sacre du printemps: no 3, Jeu de rapt by Igor Stravinsky
Conductor:  Igor Stravinsky
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Columbia Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1911-1913; Switzerland 
Date of Recording: 1/1960 
Length: 1 Minutes 18 Secs. 
15.
Le sacre du printemps: no 4, Rondes printanieres by Igor Stravinsky
Conductor:  Igor Stravinsky
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Columbia Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Date of Recording: 1/1960 
Length: 3 Minutes 5 Secs. 
16.
Le sacre du printemps: no 5, Jeux des cites rivales by Igor Stravinsky
Conductor:  Igor Stravinsky
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Columbia Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Date of Recording: 1/1960 
Length: 1 Minutes 59 Secs. 
17.
Le sacre du printemps: no 6, Cortčge du sage by Igor Stravinsky
Conductor:  Igor Stravinsky
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Columbia Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1911-1913; Switzerland 
Date of Recording: 1/1960 
Length: 0 Minutes 43 Secs. 
18.
Le sacre du printemps: no 7, L'adoration de la terre by Igor Stravinsky
Conductor:  Igor Stravinsky
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Columbia Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Date of Recording: 1/1960 
Length: 0 Minutes 25 Secs. 
19.
Le sacre du printemps: no 8, Danse de la terre by Igor Stravinsky
Conductor:  Igor Stravinsky
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Columbia Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1911-1913; Switzerland 
Date of Recording: 1/1960 
Length: 1 Minutes 17 Secs. 
20.
Suite no 1 for small Orchestra by Igor Stravinsky
Conductor:  Igor Stravinsky
Orchestra/Ensemble:  CBC Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1917-1925; France 
Date of Recording: 3/29/1963 
Length: 4 Minutes 31 Secs. 
21.
Rag-time for 11 instruments by Igor Stravinsky
Conductor:  Igor Stravinsky
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Columbia Chamber Ensemble
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1918; Switzerland 
Date of Recording: 1/26/1962 
Length: 4 Minutes 39 Secs. 
22.
L'histoire du soldat: The Royal March by Igor Stravinsky
Conductor:  Igor Stravinsky
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Columbia Chamber Ensemble
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1918; Switzerland 
Date of Recording: 2/1961 
Length: 2 Minutes 38 Secs. 
23.
L'histoire du soldat: Suite for Chamber Ensemble - The little concert by Igor Stravinsky
Conductor:  Igor Stravinsky
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Columbia Chamber Ensemble
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1918; Switzerland 
Date of Recording: 2/1961 
Length: 3 Minutes 0 Secs. 
24.
Pulcinella Suite: 1st movement, Sinfonia by Igor Stravinsky
Conductor:  Igor Stravinsky
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Columbia Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1922/1947; France 
Date of Recording: 8/1965 
Length: 1 Minutes 56 Secs. 
25.
Pulcinella Suite: 6th movement, Gavotta con due variazioni by Igor Stravinsky
Conductor:  Igor Stravinsky
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Columbia Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1922/1947; France 
Date of Recording: 8/1965 
Length: 4 Minutes 20 Secs. 
26.
Octet for Wind Instruments: 1st movement, Sinfonia by Igor Stravinsky
Conductor:  Esa-Pekka Salonen
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Sinfonietta
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1923/1952; France 
Date of Recording: 4/1990 
Length: 3 Minutes 40 Secs. 
27.
Concerto for Piano and Winds: 3rd movement, Allegro by Igor Stravinsky
Performer:  Philippe Entremont (Piano)
Conductor:  Igor Stravinsky
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Columbia Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1923-1924; France 
Date of Recording: 5/13/1964 
Length: 5 Minutes 2 Secs. 
28.
Symphony of Psalms: Part I - Exaudi orationem meam by Igor Stravinsky
Conductor:  Michael Tilson Thomas
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra,  London Symphony Chorus
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1930/1948; France 
Date of Recording: 9/1991 
Length: 3 Minutes 10 Secs. 
29.
Concerto for Violin in D major: 4th movement, Capriccio by Igor Stravinsky
Performer:  Lin Cho-Liang (Violin)
Conductor:  Esa-Pekka Salonen
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1931; France 
Date of Recording: 2/24/1992 
Length: 5 Minutes 46 Secs. 
30.
Pastorale for Violin, Oboe, English Horn, Clarinet and Bassoon by Igor Stravinsky
Performer:  Israel Baker (Violin)
Conductor:  Igor Stravinsky
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Columbia Chamber Ensemble
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1933; France 
Date of Recording: 10/26/1965 
Length: 2 Minutes 53 Secs. 
31.
Jeu de cartes: Premiere donne by Igor Stravinsky
Conductor:  Igor Stravinsky
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cleveland Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1937; France 
Date of Recording: 3/13/1964 
Length: 5 Minutes 19 Secs. 
32.
Concerto in E flat major "Dumbarton Oaks": 1st movement, Tempo giusto by Igor Stravinsky
Conductor:  Igor Stravinsky
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Columbia Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1938; France 
Date of Recording: 3/29/1964 
Length: 4 Minutes 24 Secs. 
33.
Symphony in C major: 3rd movement, Allegretto by Igor Stravinsky
Conductor:  Igor Stravinsky
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1939-1940; USA 
Date of Recording: 9/1991 
Length: 4 Minutes 45 Secs. 
34.
The Star-spangled Banner by John Stafford Smith
Conductor:  Igor Stravinsky
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Toronto Festival Singers
Period: Classical 
Written: by 1814 
Date of Recording: 5/8/1964 
Length: 1 Minutes 24 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Igor Stravinsky (1941) 
35.
Four Norwegian Moods by Igor Stravinsky
Conductor:  Igor Stravinsky
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Columbia Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1942; USA 
Date of Recording: 3/29/1963 
Length: 2 Minutes 27 Secs. 
36.
Circus Polka by Igor Stravinsky
Conductor:  Igor Stravinsky
Orchestra/Ensemble:  CBC Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1942; USA 
Date of Recording: 3/29/1963 
Length: 3 Minutes 30 Secs. 
37.
Scherzo ŕ la russe by Igor Stravinsky
Conductor:  Michael Tilson Thomas
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1943-1944; USA 
Date of Recording: 11/1980 
Length: 3 Minutes 53 Secs. 
38.
Symphony in Three Movements: 3rd movement, Con moto by Igor Stravinsky
Conductor:  Michael Tilson Thomas
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1942-1945; USA 
Date of Recording: 9/1991 
Length: 6 Minutes 14 Secs. 
39.
Ebony Concerto: 1st movement, Allegro moderato by Igor Stravinsky
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Columbia Jazz Band
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1945; USA 
Date of Recording: 4/27/1965 
Length: 3 Minutes 2 Secs. 
40.
Rake's Progress: Good people, just a moment by Igor Stravinsky
Performer:  Don Garrard (Bass), Judith Raskin (Soprano), Alexander Young (Tenor),
John Reardon (Baritone), John Manning (Mezzo Soprano), Kevin Miller (Tenor),
Peter Tracey (Bass), Regina Sarfaty (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  Igor Stravinsky
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Philharmonic Orchestra,  Sadler's Wells Opera Chorus
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1948-1951; USA 
Date of Recording: 6/1964 
Length: 2 Minutes 35 Secs. 
Language: English 
41.
Tango by Igor Stravinsky
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Columbia Jazz Band
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1940; USA 
Date of Recording: 4/27/1965 
Length: 4 Minutes 7 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Igor Stravinsky (1953) 
42.
Greeting Prelude by Igor Stravinsky
Conductor:  Igor Stravinsky
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Columbia Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1956; USA 
Date of Recording: 12/17/1963 
Length: 0 Minutes 51 Secs. 
43.
Monumentum pro Gesualdo di Venosa ad CD annum: no 2 by Igor Stravinsky
Conductor:  Igor Stravinsky
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Columbia Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1960; USA 
Date of Recording: 6/9/1960 
Length: 1 Minutes 56 Secs. 
44.
Elegy for JFK by Igor Stravinsky
Performer:  Charles Russo (Clarinet), Jack Kreiselmann (Clarinet), Paul E Howland (Clarinet),
Cathy Berberian (Soprano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1964; USA 
Date of Recording: 12/14/1964 
Length: 1 Minutes 52 Secs. 
Language: English 
45.
Fanfare for a New Theatre by Igor Stravinsky
Performer:  Robert Heinrich (Trumpet), Robert Nagel (Trumpet)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1964; USA 
Date of Recording: 12/11/1964 
Length: 0 Minutes 35 Secs. 
46.
Requiem Canticles: 2nd movement, Exaudi by Igor Stravinsky
Performer:  Donald Gramm (Bass), Charles Bressler (Tenor), Elaine Bonazzi (Alto),
Linda Anderson (Soprano)
Conductor:  Igor Stravinsky
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Columbia Symphony Orchestra,  Ithaca College Concert Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1965-1966; USA 
Date of Recording: 10/11/1966 
Length: 1 Minutes 44 Secs. 
Language: Latin 
47.
Requiem Canticles: 3rd movement, Dies Irae by Igor Stravinsky
Performer:  Linda Anderson (Soprano), Elaine Bonazzi (Alto), Donald Gramm (Bass),
Charles Bressler (Tenor)
Conductor:  Igor Stravinsky
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Columbia Symphony Orchestra,  Ithaca College Concert Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1965-1966; USA 
Date of Recording: 10/11/1966 
Length: 0 Minutes 53 Secs. 
Language: Latin 
48.
Requiem Canticles: 4th movement, Tuba Mirum by Igor Stravinsky
Performer:  Donald Gramm (Bass), Charles Bressler (Tenor), Elaine Bonazzi (Alto),
Linda Anderson (Soprano)
Conductor:  Igor Stravinsky
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Columbia Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1965-1966; USA 
Date of Recording: 10/11/1966 
Length: 0 Minutes 59 Secs. 
Language: Latin 
49.
The Owl and the Pussycat by Igor Stravinsky
Performer:  Robert Craft (Piano), Adrienne Albert (Soprano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1966; USA 
Date of Recording: 4/18/1967 
Length: 2 Minutes 36 Secs. 
Language: English 
50.
Piano-rag-music by Igor Stravinsky
Performer:  Igor Stravinsky (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1919; Switzerland 
Date of Recording: 7/1934 
Length: 3 Minutes 10 Secs. 

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