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
Purchase via RNO

Reviews

Gramophone Magazine

... 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.

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