- Sorry, this item is not available in
- Image not available
- To view this video download Flash Player
|Listen Instantly with||Album|
|Other Formats & Versions||Amazon Price||New from||Used from|
Hearing the new recording by Gergiev and the Kirov Orchestra makes clear the distinctive vision Boulez brings to "The Rite."
Since recording quality has also made great strides, the recent recording of Petrouchka and the Rite with Cleveland under Boulez is hard to pass up.
The new Columbia remastering of Bernstein's ROS has been done as well as could be, enhancing the detail and soundstage of the original.
This disc features very possibly the greatest performances of either Stravinsky work, as well as telling and important musical snapshots of a young Pierre Boulez (still in late... Read morePublished 6 months ago by Firebrand
I was the librarian for the orchestra at this recording (Petrushka) and remember it well. The orchestra under Mr. Boulez sounded magnificent.Published 8 months ago by Robert F DeCelle
This performance of The Rite of Spring was recorded in Severance Hall, Cleveland, on July 28, 1969. It is a milestone in classical music recordings, and quite possibly the best... Read morePublished 19 months ago by L. Wheeler
This album (origionally two seperate lp releases) houses my "first" Petrouchka and my "second" Le Sacre Du Printemps recordings. Read morePublished on January 29, 2013 by Gregory E. Foster
This recording of Petrushka dates from 1971, the year that Boulez, then 46, took over the NY Phil., in a daring appointment that brought to a crashing end the Bernstein era. Read morePublished on January 27, 2011 by Santa Fe Listener
What Boulez did here is a matter of miracle. His "Sacre du Printemps"
is the Best ever!! I admire his sense for detail and wonderful balance. Read more
This is a pretty good place to start for neophytes. Stravinsky was ahead of much of the pack and at the same time never really dove completely into 12-tone, and these two are his... Read morePublished on July 18, 2004 by chris
This album is great... excellent performances and really, really great music.... and it's cheap, too!Published on August 16, 2003 by "asdfking"