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Donald Macleod examines Stravinsky's attempts to keep up with the avant-garde and embrace serialism, despite being seen as 'the grand old man' of classical music.

1 hour

Music Played

  • Igor Stravinsky

    Cantata (Extract - Ricercar II: 'Tomorrow Shall Be')Performer: Thomas Bogdan (tenor)

    Performer: Fred Sherry (cello) Performer: Stephen Taylor (oboe) Performer: Melanie Field (cor anglais) Performer: Michael Parloff and Bart Feller (flutes) Conductor: Robert Craft (conductor)

    • Naxos.
    • 8557504.
  • Igor Stravinsky

    Septet (extract) mvt II: Passacaglia

    Performer: European soloists ensemble Performer: Vladimir Ashkenazy (piano and director)

    • Decca.
    • 448 177-2.
  • Igor Stravinsky

    In memoriam Dylan Thomas

    Performer: Robert Tear (tenor) Performer: Ensemble Intercontemporain Conductor: Pierre Boulez (cond)

    • DG.
    • 431 751-2.
  • Igor Stravinsky

    Agon

    Performer: London Symphony Orchestra Conductor: Michael Tilson Thomas (cond)

    • RCA.
    • 09026 68865 2.

Broadcasts

  • Thu 25 Jun 2009 12:00
  • Thu 25 Jun 2009 22:00
  • Thu 17 Mar 2011 12:00
  • Thu 17 Mar 2011 22:00

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