|01||20050418||Although he lived in America for almost thirty years Igor Stravinsky referred to the loss of his homeland RUSSIA and its language as the greatest crisis in his life as a composer.|
Donald Macleod examines the impact of Stravinsky's exile from RUSSIA and the music his birthland inspired.
Scherzo a la russe
Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra
David Atherton (conductor)
Petrushka: 1st tableau
City of BIRMINGHAM Symphony Orchestra,
Sir Simon Rattle (conductor)
Three Songs (Recollections of my Childhood)
Phyllis Bryn Julson (soprano)
Pierre Boulez (conductor)
Sonata in F sharp m (2nd movement)
Martin Jones (piano)
The Firebird (suite)
Boston Symphony Orchestra
Erich Leinsdorf (conductor).