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Re: Chez Stravinsky
« Reply #1160 on: November 23, 2017, 01:52:26 AM »
No cover yet, but a recording of Stravinsky's recently rediscovered Chant funèbre, op 5. under Riccardo Chailly conducting the Lucerne Festival Orchestra will be released in January on Decca. The CD will also include Le Sacre and Feu d'Artifice.

For some reason, the "new" work is referred to in some links as "Marche Funèbre" rather than Chant Funèbre...
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Re: Chez Stravinsky
« Reply #1161 on: November 23, 2017, 07:38:44 AM »
No cover yet, but a recording of Stravinsky's recently rediscovered Chant funèbre, op 5. under Riccardo Chailly conducting the Lucerne Festival Orchestra will be released in January on Decca. The CD will also include Le Sacre and Feu d'Artifice.

For some reason, the "new" work is referred to in some links as "Marche Funèbre" rather than Chant Funèbre...

Oh great, more recordings of Le sacre and The Firebird. ::) I really wish the couplings were more interesting. :-\
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Re: Chez Stravinsky
« Reply #1162 on: November 23, 2017, 11:22:26 AM »
Oh great, more recordings of Le sacre and The Firebird. ::) I really wish the couplings were more interesting. :-\
Firework, not Firebird ;) But I can't say I disagree..
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Re: Chez Stravinsky
« Reply #1163 on: November 23, 2017, 05:07:48 PM »
Firework, not Firebird ;) But I can't say I disagree..

Ah, if you couldn’t tell my French really sucks. ;D
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Re: Chez Stravinsky
« Reply #1164 on: November 24, 2017, 04:43:35 PM »
Oh great, more recordings of Le sacre and The Firebird. ::) I really wish the couplings were more interesting. :-\

I mean... seriously :'( :(... I guess we'll next get another round of Boxes to included the new work? lol


Though, there aren't too many works that I think neeed a new look... 'Movements', Concerto in D, Septet, ...but, yea, I really can't come up with anything that's reeeally needed here, can you? 'Persephone'?


I'm currently in Paris with LesSix & Co., )trying to wrap up the French Experience (with Jolivet, Dutilleux, and Boulez at the tail end... Ohana, Sauget. Stravinsky does seem to stand over the whole bunch... (and of course HVL, Malipiero, and the rest of em)...

I start with the fact that Poulenc did not write a String Quartet, and work backwards from there...

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Re: Chez Stravinsky
« Reply #1165 on: November 24, 2017, 05:10:29 PM »
Somehow I always keep finding myself back at the later works.

I kinda fell into a Le Sacre thing in the last two weeks but alas, I'm back on the later works again  :laugh:

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Re: Chez Stravinsky
« Reply #1166 on: November 25, 2017, 01:36:28 AM »
Snyprrr, did you ever get into The Flood?

If not, you should be listening to the "Building The Ark" movement by itself (as it is an instrumental section), it got a but of that Le Sacre intensity (Sacrificial Dance), combined with wind-quintet-Schoenberg and perhaps even Varese  :o

Really awesome movement on it's own  :-*


I am very partial to the flood right now  :D

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Re: Chez Stravinsky
« Reply #1167 on: November 26, 2017, 06:28:17 AM »
Somehow I always keep finding myself back at the later works.

I kinda fell into a Le Sacre thing in the last two weeks but alas, I'm back on the later works again  :laugh:

I always enjoy visiting the later works, but I do not really linger there.  Big tent, here  0:)
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Re: Chez Stravinsky
« Reply #1168 on: November 26, 2017, 07:04:54 AM »
I always enjoy visiting the later works, but I do not really linger there.  Big tent, here  0:)

Same here. There are masterpieces from all across Stravinsky’s stylistic periods that I enjoy immensely.
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Re: Chez Stravinsky
« Reply #1169 on: November 26, 2017, 08:17:12 AM »
Snyprrr, did you ever get into The Flood?

If not, you should be listening to the "Building The Ark" movement by itself (as it is an instrumental section), it got a but of that Le Sacre intensity (Sacrificial Dance), combined with wind-quintet-Schoenberg and perhaps even Varese  :o

Really awesome movement on it's own  :-*


I am very partial to the flood right now  :D

Yea, I AM having problems with IS's "Charlton Heston Phase". I'll check out that movement, which I'm sure I didn't make it to (Knussen/DG), lol. This piece, 'Narrative...' and '...Isaac' just give me the giggles...

If I had to guess where I'm at on the ol' Stravinsky-O-Meter, I'll have to go with... mm...mm...

........oh, it's really hard.... either 'Soldat', Septet, or 'Movements'... I dunno, I need that "rare air" right now as the seasons are changing... I'm gonna need crisp crisp crisp.... maybe the Music for Violin & Piano?, that's always lean and sprightly...(Mustonen/van Kuelen)...


like I said, I'm more in "Paris" right now, so, it's more of the SPIRIT of IS that I'm absorbing from the rest (trying to stay away from Tansman)... enjoying Francaix, Bozza, Rivier, Milhaud,... I think I'm getting more Igorout of Milhaud at the moment...


ALL WORKING UP TO THE XENAKIS DEBUT!!!


I find that IX went further... jumped ship... from the tail end of the 20th Century French Revolution: Jolivet, Dutilleux, Boulez, Ballif, Sauget, Ohana, Landowski... and I'm finding that the "nice" French Composers were still writing nice music well into the 60s and 70s (Francaix, Tailleferre,...)...


I'm rambling, lol

I just want you to be where I'm at... meet me at Le Cafe Chat somewhere between 1949 and 1961....


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Re: Chez Stravinsky
« Reply #1170 on: November 27, 2017, 02:06:11 AM »
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Re: Chez Stravinsky
« Reply #1171 on: November 27, 2017, 02:16:40 AM »
Same here. There are masterpieces from all across Stravinsky’s stylistic periods that I enjoy immensely.


As learned in Stravinsky 101:


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Re: Chez Stravinsky
« Reply #1172 on: November 27, 2017, 02:21:49 AM »
Starting in 1989, eh?  8)
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Re: Chez Stravinsky
« Reply #1173 on: November 27, 2017, 02:23:13 AM »
Starting in 1989, eh?  8)

He was burping music, you know.
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Re: Chez Stravinsky
« Reply #1174 on: November 27, 2017, 02:25:16 AM »
Not 28 years ago, he wasn't!
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Re: Chez Stravinsky
« Reply #1175 on: November 27, 2017, 02:48:39 PM »
1889  :'( :laugh:

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Re: Chez Stravinsky
« Reply #1176 on: November 27, 2017, 02:50:51 PM »
Lol, I probably made that mistake cause Mauricio Kagel has a (awesome) piece of the title "1989", thanks brain!  :laugh:

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Re: Chez Stravinsky
« Reply #1177 on: November 28, 2017, 02:10:02 AM »
It was an easy typo, the intention wasn't to keelhaul you  0:)
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Re: Chez Stravinsky
« Reply #1178 on: November 28, 2017, 05:32:34 PM »
Well I landed back at The Rite again  :laugh:


I guess I have an excuse though, 'cause I'm seeing in live in a few days  8)

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Re: Chez Stravinsky
« Reply #1179 on: November 28, 2017, 07:42:57 PM »
I guess I have an excuse though, 'cause I'm seeing in live in a few days  8)

Cool. What conductor/orchestra?
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