Thursday, June 17, 2010

Afternoon Classics, Thursday, June 17, 2010

Today is the day to celebrate Stravinsky's birthday! So, regardless of the speculation as to what was really his birthday I am going to run with it!
These were all early Columbia Broadcasting System recordings remastered by Sony and published in a 22 CD set.
Sonata for Piano Igor Stravinsky Charles Rosen - Piano
Duo Concertante for violin & piano Igor Stravinsky Igor Stravinsky - piano, Joseph Szigeti - violin
Concerto for 2 Solo pianos Igor Stravinsky Igor Stravinsky, Soullima Stravinsky
The Firebird Suite, rev. 1945 Igor Stravinsky Igor Stravinsky conducting Columbia Symphony Orchestra
Pulcinella (suite) Igor Stravinsky Igor Stravinsky conducting Columbia Symphony Orchestra
Soldier's Tale (suite) Igor Stravinsky Igor Stravinsky conducting Columbia Chamber Ensemble
Petrushka (suite) Igor Stravinsky Igor Stravinsky conducting Columbia Symphony Orchestra
Les Noces Igor Stravinsky an ensemble including Aaron Copland, Samuel Barber, Lukas Foss & Roger Sessions on pianos and the American Concert Choir Margaret Hills directing
3 Japanese Lyrics Igor Stravinsky Evelyn Lear - soprano; Robert Craft Columbia Symphony Orchestra
Ebony Concerto for clarinet solo and big band Igor Stravinsky Benny Goodman - clarinet; Stravinsky Columbia Jazz Ensemble
Concerto in E flat "Dumbarton Oaks" Igor Stravinsky Igor Stravinsky conducting Columbia Chamber Ensemble

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