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The Diaghilev Connection I


He was a tastemaker, a hustler — and a genius. The spirit of musical innovation and artistic collaboration he nurtured (and his mandate, "Astound me!") made him the undisputed center of the dance world from 1910 to 1929.

And the musical world. For thanks to him we have Ravel's Daphnis and Chloe, de Falla's The Three Cornered Hat, Satie's Parade, Respighi's The Magic Toyshop, and the Stravinsky triple-crown, The Firebird, Petrouchka, and The Rite of Spring.

In this hour, a salute to the legendary ballet impresario, Sergei Diaghilev.

 

RECORDINGS USED

CD Title

Group/Artist

Catalog #

UPC

Stravinsky: Firebird, Petrushka • Suites Nos. 1 And 2

BRT Philharmonic Orchestra, Brussels, Alexander Rahbari

Naxos ‎8.550263

4891030502635

Stravinsky: Firebird Suite; Borodin Polovstian Dances

Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, Robert Shaw

Telarc CD-80039

089408003929

Stravinsky: Petrouchka & Franck Symphony

Boston Symphony, Pierre Monteux

RCA 09026 63303 2

090266330324

Ravel: Daphnis Et Chloë

London Symphony Orchestra and Chorus of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, Pierre Monteux

Decca 475 7525

028947575252

Debussy: Orchestral Music

Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, Bernard Haitink

Philips 438 742-2

028943874229

Stravinsky: Le Sacre Du Printemps

Los Angeles Philharmonic, Esa-Pekka Salonen

Deutsche Grammophon 0289 477 6198 3

028947761983

Strauss: Josephslegende, Der Rosenkavalier Suite

Buffalo Philharmoic, JoAnn Falletta

Naxos 8.572041

747313204175

Prokofiev: Scythian Suite

London Symphony Orchestra, Antal Dorati

Mercury Living Presence 432 753-3

028943275323

 
Saturday, February 15, 2014

Play List

4:00p
4:00p
Stravinski: The Firebird Suite: Variation de l'oiseau de feu / Firebird Variation - BRT Philharmonic Orch, Brussels; Rahbari, conductor; Label: Naxos; Number: 8.550263 FindBUY FindBUY
4:02p
Stravinsky: The Firebird Suite ; Shaw, conductor; Label: Telarc; Number: 80039 FindBUY FindBUY
4:11p
Stravinsky: Petrouchka: Scene I: The Shrovetide Fair: Russian Dance ; Monteux, conductor; Label: RCA; Number: 09026633032 FindBUY FindBUY
4:14p
London Symphony Orch and Chorus of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden: Introduction Et Danse Religieuse ; Label: Decca; Number: 4757525 FindBUY FindBUY
4:22p
Debussy: Jeux: Poeme Danse ; Haitink, conductor; Label: Philips; Number: 438742-2 FindBUY FindBUY
4:29p
Stravinski: The Firebird Suite: Variation de l'oiseau de feu / Firebird Variation - BRT Philharmonic Orch, Brussels; Rahbari, conductor; Label: Naxos; Number: 8.550263 FindBUY FindBUY
4:31p
Stravinsky: Introduction ; Salonen, conductor; Label: Deutsche Grammophon; Number: 028947761983 FindBUY FindBUY
4:34p
Stravinski: The Harbingers of Spring, Dance of the Adolescents ; Salonen, conductor; Label: Deutsche Grammophon; Number: 028947761983 FindBUY FindBUY
4:37p
Stravinski: Mock Abduction ; Salonen, conductor; Label: Deutsche Grammophon; Number: 028947761983 FindBUY FindBUY
4:40p
Strauss: Josephs Legende, symphonic fragment from the ballet, o.Op. 148 (TrV 231a, AV 148) ; Falletta, conductor; Label: Naxos; Number: 8.572041 FindBUY FindBUY
4:51p
Prokofiev: Scythian Suite - night - London Symphony; Dorati, conductor; Label: Decca / Mercury Living Presence; Number: 432753-3 FindBUY FindBUY
4:57p
Stravinski: The Firebird Suite: Variation de l'oiseau de feu / Firebird Variation - BRT Philharmonic Orch, Brussels; Rahbari, conductor; Label: Naxos; Number: 8.550263 FindBUY FindBUY

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