Stravinsky: Le Sacre du printemps ()

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composed by Igor Stravinsky

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Stravinsky: Le Sacre du printemps - MusicAeterna; Teodor Currentzis (conductor)
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  1. Le Sacre du printemps (The Rite of Spring), ballet in 2 parts for orchestra
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In describing his interpretation of Igor Stravinsky's Le Sacre du printemps, Teodor Currentzis emphasizes the essential Russian origins of the music, and points out the folk influences that give it its cultural resonance. This is indeed the case, since the Russian and Lithuanian folk songs that Stravinsky used have been identified, and the score overflows with themes and melodic fragments that evoke an ancient tribal culture. This is perhaps the reason so much of this elastic performance of Le Sacre du printemps feels like ...

Stravinsky: Le Sacre du printemps 2015, Sony Classical

UPC: 888750614124

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