Stravinsky The Rite Of Spring 180g LP
Stravinsky The Rite Of Spring 180g LP
Genre: Classical
Composer: Stravinsky
Format: 33RPM,

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Stravinsky The Rite Of Spring 180g LP

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SKU:
ADEC 6691
UPC:
4260019711670
TAS Super LP List! Special Merit: Classical

To be sure: no other 20th-century ballet music has ever created such a commotion as this ancient rite of spring: it began with a turmoil which developed into a full-scale brawl at the premiere performance in the concert hall, was sung hymns of praise and suffered devastating reviews by critics who tore the work apart, and led up to the musico-philosophical libel written in the Fifties by that self-acclaimed "chief enemy" of Stravinsky, W. A. Adorno. This thrilling, epoch-making masterpiece remains fascinating to this very day thanks to its bloodcurdling rhythms, its secretive, intertwined melodies, and the boiling, seething, and lashing of the titanic instrumental forces. And Sir Georg Solti and his phenomenal orchestra certainly ensure that all this is brought over to the listener. The notes of the lyrical passages simply fly out of the loudspeakers with the lightness and airyness to which one is accustomed with DECCA recordings from this era. But one can still be astounded by this audiophile work of art: such a gentle, voluminous, lashing and pounding sound-storm is only normally heard live in the concert hall. And precisely because this recording sounds so marvellous, it tops the vinyl charts in the American specialist magazine The Absolute Sound.

Features:
• 180 Gram Vinyl

Musicians:
Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Sir Georg Solti, conductor

Selections:
Igor Stravinsky (1882-1971)
Le Sacre Du Printemps (The Rite of Spring)

1. First Part; L'Adoration de la Terre
2. Second Part; Le Sacrifice
Description
TAS Super LP List! Special Merit: Classical

To be sure: no other 20th-century ballet music has ever created such a commotion as this ancient rite of spring: it began with a turmoil which developed into a full-scale brawl at the premiere performance in the concert hall, was sung hymns of praise and suffered devastating reviews by critics who tore the work apart, and led up to the musico-philosophical libel written in the Fifties by that self-acclaimed "chief enemy" of Stravinsky, W. A. Adorno. This thrilling, epoch-making masterpiece remains fascinating to this very day thanks to its bloodcurdling rhythms, its secretive, intertwined melodies, and the boiling, seething, and lashing of the titanic instrumental forces. And Sir Georg Solti and his phenomenal orchestra certainly ensure that all this is brought over to the listener. The notes of the lyrical passages simply fly out of the loudspeakers with the lightness and airyness to which one is accustomed with DECCA recordings from this era. But one can still be astounded by this audiophile work of art: such a gentle, voluminous, lashing and pounding sound-storm is only normally heard live in the concert hall. And precisely because this recording sounds so marvellous, it tops the vinyl charts in the American specialist magazine The Absolute Sound.

Features:
• 180 Gram Vinyl

Musicians:
Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Sir Georg Solti, conductor

Selections:
Igor Stravinsky (1882-1971)
Le Sacre Du Printemps (The Rite of Spring)

1. First Part; L'Adoration de la Terre
2. Second Part; Le Sacrifice
Genre
Classical
If Can Be Discounted
YES
Discontinued
NO
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2.00
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Title
The Rite of Spring
Composer
Stravinsky
Additional Artists
Sir Georg Solti, Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Record Weight
180G
Record Speed
33RPM
Record Speed Record Size
Multi Channel
Stereo
1
Mono
Colored
Picture Disc
1/2 Speed
DMM
Out of Print
Sell Hold/Repressing
Direct to disc
Availability
In Stock
Format
Vinyl
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