Russian National Orchestra

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Stravinsky: Firebird
Stravinsky:
Canon on a Russian Popular Tune
Scherzo a la russe
Symphony in E flat major, op.1
The Firebird Ballet Suite (1945 Version)
Mikhail Pletnev, conductor
DG 453 434-2 (1996)

Acclaim for Stravinsky: Firebird

"... This new recording under Pletnev reports a trim, deft, delicately phrased performance, ... frequently passionate . ... What we do have is cogently expressed, very well played ... and superbly recorded. "

Gramophone Magazine (January 1997)