Exploring Music Playlist: Igor Stravinsky (1882-1971)
Exploring Music Playlist: Igor Stravinsky (1882-1971)

February 19th, 2024

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By his early thirties, Igor Stravinsky had captured the world stage with The Firebird, dazzled audiences with Petrushka and incited riots with The Rite of Spring. Before the First World War, he had earned his place as a seminal figure of the 20th century. We’ll explore this fascinating life and sample his works.

Playlist

Episode 1
Stravinsky, Igor: Firebird III (excerpt)
Philadelphia/Muti
Pictures At An Exhibition / The Firebird (Suite, 1919)
EMI 47099
1:30

Glinka, Mikhail: Ruslan and Lyudmila Overture
Chicago Symphony Orchestra/Reiner
Pictures At An Exhibition / A Night On Bald Mountain And Other Russian Showpieces
RCA 61394
5:14

Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Ilyich: Sleeping Beauty
Chicago Symphony Orchestra/Solti
The Tchaikovsky
London
7:40

Rimsky Korsakov, Nikolai: Scheherazade
Chicago Symphony Orchestra/Reiner
Scheherazade
RCA 2446
0:45

Stravinsky, Igor: Symphony No. 1 in E-flat, I & II (excerpts)
Detroit Symphony/Dorati
Symphony No 1 in E Flat Major – Scherzo fantastique Op. 3
Lon 414456
7:48

Stravinsky, Igor: Pastorale
Ens. Intercontemporaine/Boulez; Bryn-Julson, soprano
Songs
DG 2531 377
1:55

Stravinsky, Igor: Scherzo Fantastique
St. Petersburg Phil/Ashkenazy
The Firebird Suite / Symphony No. 1 / Fireworks / Scherzo Fantastique
Lon 448812
10:52

Stravinsky, Igor: Fireworks
London Symphony Orchestra/Dorati
The Firebird
Mercury 432012
2:43

Stravinsky, Igor: Firebird I & II
Philadelphia/Muti
Pictures At An Exhibition / The Firebird (Suite, 1919)
EMI 47099
4:42

Stravinsky, Igor: Petrushka, 1st tableau
Chicago Symphony Orchestra/Solti
Petrushka – Jeu De Cartes
London 443775
9:46


Episode 2
Stravinsky, Igor: Petrushka: 2nd Tableau (excerpt), 3rd tableau
CSO/Solti
Petrushka – Jeu De Cartes
Lon 443775
1:17

Stravinsky, Igor: Petrushka: 2nd Tableau (excerpt), 3rd tableau
CSO/Solti
Petrushka – Jeu De Cartes
Lon 443775
6:40

Stravinsky, Igor: Petrushka: 2nd Tableau (excerpt), 3rd tableau
CSO/Solti
Petrushka – Jeu De Cartes
Lon 443775
13:50

Stravinsky, Igor: Le Sacre du printemps: Part I & Part II (excerpt)
Cleveland/Chailly
Le Sacre Du Printemps / Four Norwegian Moods
Lon 417325
15:41

Stravinsky, Igor: Le Sacre du printemps: Part I & Part II (excerpt)
Cleveland/Chailly
Le Sacre Du Printemps / Four Norwegian Moods
Lon 417325
10:21
 
Episode 3
Stravinsky, Igor: Song of the Nightingale, III
Chicago Symphony Orchestra/Reiner
Song Of The Nightingale / The Fairy’s Kiss: Divertimento / Mysterious Mountain
RCA 5733
11:53

Stravinsky, Igor: 3 Easy Pieces for Piano Duet
Karis/Lubin
Music for Piano
Bridge 9051
3:42

Stravinsky, Igor: L’Histoire du Soldat (excerpts)
Members of Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra/Maazel
L’Histoire du Soldat
RCA 09026-68470
12:16

Stravinsky, Igor: Pulcinella (excerpts)
Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
Stravinsky: Pulcinella (Concert Suite)
DG 445541
19:44

Stravinsky, Igor: L’Histoire du Soldat (excerpt)
Members of Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra/Maazel
L’Histoire du Soldat
RCA 09026-68470
1:00
 
Episode 4
Stravinsky, Igor: Octet for Winds
London Sinfonietta/Chailly
Divertimento (Le Baiser De La Fée) / Suite 1&2 / Octet
Lon 417114
14:40

Stravinsky, Igor: Oedipus Rex (excerpts)
CSO/Levine
Oedipus Rex
DG 435872
2:14

Stravinsky, Igor: Apollo (excerpt)
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra/Rattle
Le Sacre Du Printemps / Apollo
EMI 49636
5:14

Stravinsky, Igor: Symphony of Psalms
Atlanta Symphony Orchestra/Shaw
Symphony Of Psalms / Gloria
Tel 80254
21:27
 
Episode 5
Stravinsky, Igor: Circus Polka
LSO/Tilson Thomas
Stravinsky In America
RCA 09026-68865
3:22

Stravinsky, Igor: Ebony Concerto, III
Woody Herman Orchestra
La Création Du Monde / L’ Histoire Du Soldat / Ebony Concerto
Everest 9049
3:35

Stravinsky, Igor: Violin Concerto (excerpt)

LSO/Rostropovich; Vengerov, piano
Concerto Cantabile / Violin Concerto / Sérénade Mélancolique
EMI 56966
6:12

Stravinsky, Igor: Symphony in Three Movements, I
Orchestra of the Bavarian Radio/Maazel
L’Histoire du Soldat
RCA 09026-68470
9:35

Stravinsky, Igor: Elegy for JFK
Berberian, soprano; Howland, Kreiselman & Russo, clarinets
The Essential Igor Stravinsky
Sony 89910
1:50

Stravinsky, Igor: The Firebird (excerpts)
Philadelphia/Muti
Pictures At An Exhibition / The Firebird (Suite, 1919)
EMI 47099
14:54

Stravinsky, Igor: Pulcinella (excerpts)
Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
Stravinsky: Pulcinella (Concert Suite)
DG 445541
5:39