Stravinsky: Le Sacre du printemps

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All Music Guide - Blair Sanderson
The landmark work of modernism in the 20th century is without doubt Igor Stravinsky's "Le Sacre du printemps," and its first performance on May 29, 1913, provoked the most famous riot in classical music history. To mark the centennial of that scandalous premiere, Sony has reissued ten important Columbia and RCA recordings from the past in cardboard sleeves featuring the original cover artwork, all housed in a sturdy trimline box set. Included are legendary releases by Leopold Stokowski and the Philadelphia Orchestra 1930; Igor Stravinsky and the Philharmonic-Symphony Orchestra of New York 1940; Pierre Monteux and the Boston Symphony Orchestra 1951; Eugene Ormandy and ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Blair Sanderson
The landmark work of modernism in the 20th century is without doubt Igor Stravinsky's "Le Sacre du printemps," and its first performance on May 29, 1913, provoked the most famous riot in classical music history. To mark the centennial of that scandalous premiere, Sony has reissued ten important Columbia and RCA recordings from the past in cardboard sleeves featuring the original cover artwork, all housed in a sturdy trimline box set. Included are legendary releases by Leopold Stokowski and the Philadelphia Orchestra 1930; Igor Stravinsky and the Philharmonic-Symphony Orchestra of New York 1940; Pierre Monteux and the Boston Symphony Orchestra 1951; Eugene Ormandy and the Philadelphia Orchestra 1955; Igor Stravinsky and the Columbia Symphony Orchestra 1960; Seiji Ozawa and the Chicago Symphony Orchestra 1968; Pierre Boulez and the Cleveland Orchestra 1969; Leonard Bernstein and the London Symphony Orchestra 1972; Esa-Pekka Salonen and the Philharmonia Orchestra 1989; and Michael Tilson Thomas and the San Francisco Symphony 1999. Devotees of "Le Sacre" will be acquainted with some of these recordings, if not all, though the most historical recordings are of the greatest interest. On the whole, despite the differences of recording technology and variable sound quality, there is a consensus of interpretation that has developed over the century and each performance adds something important to the understanding of this hypnotic and viscerally exciting ballet. Highly recommended.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 5/21/2013
  • Label: Masterworks
  • UPC: 887254617426
  • Catalog Number: 546174
  • Sales rank: 108,162

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1–14 Le Sacre du printemps (The Rite of Spring), ballet in 2 parts for orchestra - Igor Stravinsky & Leopold Stokowski (32:31)
Disc 2
  1. 1–14 Le Sacre du printemps (The Rite of Spring), ballet in 2 parts for orchestra - Igor Stravinsky & Igor Stravinsky (30:39)
Disc 3
  1. 1–14 Le Sacre du printemps (The Rite of Spring), ballet in 2 parts for orchestra - Igor Stravinsky & Boston Symphony Orchestra (31:15)
Disc 4
  1. 1–14 Le Sacre du printemps (The Rite of Spring), ballet in 2 parts for orchestra - Igor Stravinsky & Eugene Ormandy (29:41)
Disc 5
  1. 1–14 Le Sacre du printemps (The Rite of Spring), ballet in 2 parts for orchestra - Igor Stravinsky & Igor Stravinsky (31:27)
Disc 6
  1. 1 Fireworks (Feu D'artifice), fantasy for orchestra, Op. 4 - Igor Stravinsky & Chicago Symphony Orchestra (3:38)
  2. 2–15 Le Sacre du printemps (The Rite of Spring), ballet in 2 parts for orchestra - Igor Stravinsky & Chicago Symphony Orchestra (32:30)
Disc 7
  1. 1–14 Le Sacre du printemps (The Rite of Spring), ballet in 2 parts for orchestra - Igor Stravinsky & Pierre Boulez (34:23)
Disc 8
  1. 1–14 Le Sacre du printemps (The Rite of Spring), ballet in 2 parts for orchestra - Igor Stravinsky & Leonard Bernstein (35:20)
Disc 9
  1. 1–14 Le Sacre du printemps (The Rite of Spring), ballet in 2 parts for orchestra - Igor Stravinsky & Esa-Pekka Salonen (32:09)
  2. 15–18 Symphony in Three Movements, for orchestra - Igor Stravinsky & Esa-Pekka Salonen (20:58)
Disc 10
  1. 1–14 Le Sacre du printemps (The Rite of Spring), ballet in 2 parts for orchestra - Igor Stravinsky & Michael Tilson Thomas (33:45)
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