Igor Stravinsky - The Complete Works

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Label: DG
Catalog: 4839962
Format: CD

Stravinsky is a magician of 20th-century music whose significance and impact are incomparable. To mark the 50th anniversary of his death, Deutsche Grammophon's celebrated edition of his complete works is now being released in an expanded form. On 30 albums, reference recordings provide an overview of the complete works of one of the most important musical geniuses. A monument of recording history. - All works in one edition including the believed lost work "Chant funebre" which was rediscovered only in 2015 - Contains all stage works (ballet, opera, oratorio), orchestral, choral, vocal, chamber, piano + historical recordings - Recorded by outstanding Stravinsky interpreters, including Abbado, Ashkenazy, Bernstein, Bostridge, Boulez, Chailly, Craft, Gardiner, Knussen, the Labèques, Langridge, Levine, Maisky, Mustonen, Mutter, Nagano, Pletnev, Pollini, Sacher, Shelton, Terfel. Plus: Stravinsky himself conducting his Violin Concerto in a 1935 recording, and another recording of Stravinsky conducting the US National Anthem. - Bonus CD: Argerich and Barenboim with a duo version of Le Sacre du printemps - recordings of four miniatures (recorded for the first time) - 150-page booklet foreword by Roger Wright, essays by leading Stravinsky writers Richard Taruskin and Stephen Walsh + historical photos

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