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Stravinsky: Petrouchka, Le Sacre Du Printemps / Boulez


Release Date: 01/24/1995 
Label:  Sony   Catalog #: 64109   Spars Code: ADD 
Composer:  Igor Stravinsky
Conductor:  Pierre Boulez
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New York PhilharmonicCleveland Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 9 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Boulez brought both linear clarity and full-throated orchestral dynamism to Stravinsky's original 1911 Petrushka, where [Paul] Jacobs's incisive piano work prominently figures.

-- Jed Distler, Gramophone [12/2011]

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There is a controlled intensity about Boulez's 1971 New York performance of Petrushka... In The Rite of Spring...Boulez is less lyrical than the composer but compensates with relentless rhythmic urgency. The massive vividness of sound matches the monolithic quality of the interpretation.

-- Penguin Guide
Boulez brought both linear clarity and full-throated orchestral dynamism to Stravinsky's original 1911 Petrushka, where [Paul] Jacobs's incisive piano work prominently figures.

-- Jed Distler, Gramophone [12/2011]

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There is a controlled intensity about Boulez's 1971 New York performance of Petrushka... In The Rite of Spring...Boulez is less lyrical than the composer but compensates with relentless rhythmic urgency. The massive vividness of sound matches the monolithic quality of the interpretation.

-- Penguin Guide Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Pétrouchka by Igor Stravinsky
Conductor:  Pierre Boulez
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New York Philharmonic
Period: 20th Century 
Written: Switzerland 
Notes: Ver: 1911
Composition written: Switzerland (1911).
Composition revised: 1947. 
2.
Le sacre du printemps by Igor Stravinsky
Conductor:  Pierre Boulez
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cleveland Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1911-1913 
Notes: Ver: 1947
Composition written: Switzerland (1911 - 1913).
Composition revised: USA (1943). 

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 Boulez shines again. February 25, 2016 By David B. (WATERTOWN, MA) See All My Reviews "Boulez's inner understanding of what Stravinsky intended is unrivaled. This recording is marvelous to listen to again and again and again." Report Abuse
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