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Composer of the Week:Igor Stravinsky (1882-1971)


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1/5. St Petersburg. Stravinsky referred to the loss of his homeland, Russia, and its language as the greatest crisis in his life as a composer.
Donald Macleod examines the impact of his exile and the music his birthland inspired.
Scherzo a la Russe Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor David Atherton Petrushka: 1st tableau (1911 version)
City of Birmingham SO, conductor Simon Rattle Three Little Songs (Recollections of My Childhood) Phyllis Bryn Julson (soprano), Ensemble
Intercontemporain, conductor Pierre Boulez Piano Sonata (2nd mvt) Martin Jones
Suite: The Firebird (1911 version) Boston SO, conductor Erich Leinsdorf
Producer Johannah Smith Repeated on Sunday at 12 midnight


Unknown: Donald MacLeod
Conductor: David Atherton
Soprano: Phyllis Bryn Julson
Conductor: Pierre Boulez
Unknown: Martin Jones
Conductor: Erich Leinsdorf
Producer: Johannah Smith

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Composer of the Week:Igor Stravinsky (1882-1971)

BBC Radio 3, 18 April 2005 12.00

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