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Stravinsky: The Rite of Spring CD (Sir Simon Rattle)

Stravinsky: The Rite of Spring CD (Sir Simon Rattle)

Stravinsky's The Rite of Spring (Le Sacre du printemps) and new recordings of Symphonies of Wind Instruments and Apollon Musagète, another of the Russian master’s breathtaking ballets.

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From pagan savagery to refined Classical elegance via a masterpiece of oblique ritual, these new recordings trace Stravinsky's eventful musical journey of creative curiosity and unquenchable originality. Sir Simon Rattle has long been acclaimed as a conductor of vivid insights in this music, and the Berliner Philharmoniker's virtuosity makes this a disc of aptly balletic power and poetry.

Music: Igor Stravinsky.

1-15:  Le Sacre du printemps (The Rite of Spring) Scenes of pagan Russia in two parts (1947 revision)
16:  Symphonies of Wind Instruments (1920)
17-26:  Apollon musagète (1947 revision)

Berliner Philharmoniker, Sir Simon Rattle 2013
Running Time: 75:36 mins


CDs > Ballet


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