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Igor Stravinsky Conducts Le Sacre Du Printemps

Stravinsky,Igor
Release Date: 05/21/2013 
Label:  Sony   Catalog #: 544269   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Igor Stravinsky
Conductor:  Igor Stravinsky
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Columbia Symphony OrchestraNew York Philharmonic
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Mixed 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

It was exactly a century ago Igor Stravinsky’s Le Sacre du Printemps shocked and overwhelmed its first audience, provoking a now-legendary riot at its Paris premiere whose notoriety and magnitude were unprecedented in the history of classical music. The opening-night audience included, among the ladies, gentlemen and diplomats, such luminaries as Pablo Picasso, Marcel Proust, Gertrude Stein, Maurice Ravel and Claude Debussy. It was exactly a century ago Igor Stravinsky’s Le Sacre du Printemps shocked and overwhelmed its first audience, provoking a now-legendary riot at its Paris premiere whose notoriety and magnitude were unprecedented in the history of classical music. The opening-night audience included, among the ladies, gentlemen and diplomats, such luminaries as Pablo Picasso, Marcel Proust, Gertrude Stein, Maurice Ravel and Claude Debussy. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Le sacre du printemps by Igor Stravinsky
Conductor:  Igor Stravinsky
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Columbia Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1911-1913 
Date of Recording: 1/5/1960 
Venue:  Columbia 30th St. Studio, New York City 
2.
Firebird Suite by Igor Stravinsky
Conductor:  Igor Stravinsky
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Columbia Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1919/1945;   
Date of Recording: 01/18/1967 
Venue:  American Legion Hall, Hollywood, CA 
Notes: Version: 1945 
3.
Le sacre du printemps by Igor Stravinsky
Conductor:  Igor Stravinsky
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New York Philharmonic
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1911-1913 
Date of Recording: 4/4/1940 
4.
Firebird Suite by Igor Stravinsky
Conductor:  Igor Stravinsky
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New York Philharmonic
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1919/1945;   
Date of Recording: 1/28/1946 
Notes: Version: 1945 

Sound Samples

Part One: The Adoration of the Earth - Introduction
Auguries of Spring (Dances of the Young Girls)
Mock Abduction
Spring Khorovod (Round Dance)
Games of the Rival Clans
Procession of the Wise Elder
Adoration of the Earth (The Wise Elder)
Dance of the Earth
Part Two: The Sacrifice - Introduction
Mystical Circles of the Young Girls
Glorification of the Chosen One
The Summoning of the Ancients
Ritual of the Ancients
Sacrificial Dance (The Chosen Victim)
Introduction (Revised 1945 Version): Introduction
Prelude and Dance of the Firebird (Revised 1945 Version): Prelude and Dance of the Firebird
Variations (Firebird) (Revised 1945 Version): Variations (Firebird)
Pantomime I (Revised 1945 Version): Pantomime I
Pas de deux: Firebird and Ivan Tsarevitch (Revised 1945 Version): Pas de deux: Firebird and Ivan Tsarevitch
Pantomime II (Revised 1945 Version): Pantomime II
Scherzo: Dance of the Princesses (Revised 1945 Version): Scherzo: Dance of the Princesses
Pantomime III (Revised 1945 Version): Pantomime III
Rondo (Corovod) (Revised 1945 Version): Rondo (Corovod)
Infernal Dance (Revised 1945 Version): Infernal Dance
Lullabye (Firebird) (Revised 1945 Version): Lullabye (Firebird)
Final Hymn (Revised 1945 Version): Final Hymn
Part One: The Adoration of the Earth - Introduction
Auguries of Spring (Dances of the Young Girls)
Mock Abduction
Spring Khorovod (Round Dance)
Games of the Rival Clans
Procession of the Wise Elder
Adoration of the Earth (The Wise Elder)
Dance of the Earth
Part Two: The Sacrifice - Introduction
Mystical Circles of the Young Girls
Glorification of the Chosen One
The Summoning of the Ancients
Ritual of the Ancients
Sacrificial Dance (The Chosen Victim)
Introduction
Prelude and Dance of the Firebird
Pas de deux: Firebird and Ivan Tsarevitch
Scherzo: Dance of the Princesses
Rondo (Corovod)
Infernal Dance
Lullaby (Firebird)
Final Hymn
Final Hymn

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