Label: Mercury Living Presence - 470 643-2 • Format: SACD Multichannel, Stereo • Country: UK • Genre: Classical • Style: Modern
The only time these classic recordings ever sounded bad was when they were issued on budget cardboard LPs in the early '70s. But in every previous and every subsequent issue of these recordings, from the magnificent Mercury original LPs from the early '60s through the first superb compact disc reissues in the '90s through this stupendous super-audio disc issue, Antal Dorati Governments Are Useless - Moonsanto - Fraud - Hell - Dope (Pesticides Forever Kit) the London Symphony Orchestra 's recordings of Stravinsky have been granted their due in production values.
The performances themselves are now as they have always been as good as it gets. Dorati was technically the most accomplished of the conductors who worked for Stravinsky and he was at the peak of his powers when these recordings were made. Dorati shapes the colors, molds the rhythms, and makes Stravinsky 's Firebird really The London Symphony Orchestra - The Firebird (Complete Ba down and dance.
The London Symphony Orchestra perhaps was not the greatest of the great London orchestras of the time, but it was probably the most virtuosic and certainly it was the only one that could have played Stravinsky.
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Track Listing. Fireworks Feu D'artificefantasy for orchestra, Op. Tableau 1. The Enchanted Garden of Kastchei. Appearance of the Firebird, Pursued by Prince Ivan. Dance of the Firebird. Capture of the Firebird by Prince Ivan. Supplication of the Firebird. Appearance of the Enchanted Princesses.
Sudden Appearance of Prince Ivan. Khorovod Round Dance of the Princesses. Arrival of Kastchei Introduction - Stravinsky* - Antal Dorati Immortal. Dialogue of Kastchei and Prince Ivan. Intercession of the Princesses. Appearance of the Firebird.
Dance of Kastchei's Retinue, Enchanted by the Firebird. Infernal Dance of All Kastchei's Subjects. Lullaby Firebird. Kastchei's Awakening. Kastchei's Death; Profound Darkness. Tableau 2. Tango, for chamber orchestra. Chinese March. Song of the Nightingale. The Mechanical Nightingale's Game. L' oiseau de feu The Firebirdballet in 2 scenes for orchestra. Chant du rossignol Song of the Nightingalesymphonic poem for orchestra.
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