Stravinsky: The Rite of Spring; Stokowski: Bach Transcriptions ()

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composed by Igor Stravinsky, Leopold Stokowski

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Stravinsky: The Rite of Spring; Stokowski: Bach Transcriptions - Philadelphia Orchestra; Yannick Nézet-Séguin (conductor)
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  1. Le Sacre du printemps (The Rite of Spring), ballet in 2 parts for orchestra
  2. Toccata and Fugue in D minor, transcription for orchestra (after Bach, BWV 565)
  3. Little Fugue in G minor, transcription for orchestra (after Bach, BWV 578)
  4. Passacaglia and Fugue in C minor, transcription for orchestra (after Bach, BWV 582)
  5. Pastorale, transcribed for orchestra by Leopold Stokowski
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To mark his debut on Deutsche Grammophon with the Philadelphia Orchestra, Yannick Nézet-Séguin pays tribute to his legendary predecessor on the podium, Leopold Stokowski. The transcriptions of Bach's organ music are among Stokowski's most celebrated achievements, and none is more famous than his expansive arrangement of the Toccata and Fugue in D minor, which was prominently featured in Walt Disney's Fantasia. It's a classic showpiece for the orchestra, as are Stokowski's fulsome orchestrations of the "Little" Fugue in G ...

Stravinsky: The Rite of Spring; Stokowski: Bach Transcriptions 2013, Deutsche Grammophon

UPC: 028947910749

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