Stravinsky's 1921 The Rite of Spring and Petrushka conducted by Leinsdorf

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Album title:
Stravinsky
Composer(s):
Igor Stravinsky
Works:
The Rite of Spring (1921 version); Petrushka (1911 version)*
Performer:
LPO; *New Philharmonia Orch/Leinsdorf
Label:
Eloquence
Catalogue Number:
482 3444 (1970/73)
Performance:
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Recording:
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Reviewer:
BBC Music Magazine
Stravinsky's 1921 The Rite of Spring and Petrushka conducted by Leinsdorf

Two of Stravinsky’s most spectacular scores in vibrant and exciting accounts, though with some instrumental detail artificially exaggerated by Decca’s gimmicky 1970s ‘Phase 4 stereo’.

Daniel Jaffé

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