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Stravinsky: Ballets



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w at the time of this recording. In what are widely considered to be the best of his commercial recordings of these works, Stravinsky the conductor brings out the expressive and vividly incisive rhythmic strengths of the Philharmonic-Symphony Orchestra of New York. Producer's Note: Igor Stravinsky made three sets of commercial recordings of his three great early ballet scores. The first was made in the late 1920s with rather ragged-sounding French and British ensembles and less conducting experience on the composer's part. The last set was made in stereo in the early 1960s with a pick-up orchestra of Los Angeles musicians at a time when the conductor was at an advanced age. The present series, made midway between the other two, is generally considered his best. It features an ensemble of high quality (Barbirolli's New York Philharmonic), and the composer is on his best podium form. These are generally considered to be the best of Igor Stravinsky's own recorded versions of his great ballets. Collectors will want these historically significant audio documents in the most detailed sound possible, and renowned technician Mark Obert-Thorn's tremendous work in audio restoration means this is exactly what they will find with this release.
Facts
Item number 8112070
Barcode 636943207079
Release date 31/01/2012
Category Ballet | DVDs
Label Naxos Records | Naxos Historical
Media type CD
Number of units 1
Performers
Composers Stravinsky, Igor
Conductors Stravinsky, Igor
Orchestras New York Philharmonic Symphony Orchestra
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