STRAVINSKY - STRAVINSKY 50 YEARS
Catalogue No.: 4839962
Release Date: 5th March 2021
The most complete survey of Stravinsky’s works ever compiled.This new edition marks 50 years since the composer’s death. Comprising Stage Works (Ballets, Operas, Oratorio), Orchestral, Choral, Solo Vocal, Chamber, Piano, Historical Recordings. Performed by great Stravinsky interpreters inc. Abbado, Argerich, Ashkenazy, Barenboim, Bernstein, Bostridge, Boulez, Chailly, Craft, Gardiner, Knussen, the Labèques, Langridge, Levine, Maisky, Mustonen, Mutter. Plus….Stravinsky himself, conducting a 1935 recording of his Violin Concerto. New material which expands this edition: Boston Symphony Orchestra, Tanglewood Festival Chorus, Seiji Ozawa: Bach: Vom Himmel hoch da komm ich her BWV 769, Orchestrated Stravinsky LA Philharmonic Orchestra, Igor Stravinsky – Smith: A Star Spangled Banner arranged & conducted by Stravinsky. 150-page booklet (English, French, German) with Foreword by Roger Wright (former Head of A & R at Deutsche Grammophon) and essays by leading Stravinsky authors Richard Taruskin and Stephen Walsh, with Chronology (Stephen Walsh) and evocative historical photos.