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Composer of the Week: Igor Stravinsky

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(1882-1971)
Anthony Burton introduces a chronological survey of the music of Stravinsky, focusing on his works bearing the traditional titles of symphony and concerto. 1: 1905-10
The first programme traces his astonishingly rapid development towards his first great success - the ballet The Firebird - and includes the student symphony which he dedicated to his teacher Rimsky-Korsakov.
The Faun and Shepherdess (excerpt) Lucy Shelton (soprano), Cleveland
Orchestra, conductor Oliver Knussen Symphony in E flat Russian National Orchestra, conductor Mikhail Pletnev Pastorale Phyllis Bryn-Julson (soprano), Ensemble InterContemporain, conductor Pierre Boulez
Berceuse; Tableau II (The Firebird) Columbia Symphony Orchestra, conducted by the Composer

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Introduces: Anthony Burton
Soprano: Lucy Shelton
Conductor: Oliver Knussen
Conductor: Mikhail Pletnev
Soprano: Pastorale Phyllis Bryn-Julson
Conductor: Pierre Boulez

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Composer of the Week: Igor Stravinsky

BBC Radio 3, 7 June 1999 12.00






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