Stravinsky: Petrushka (1911 version); Rossini/Respighi: La Boutique fantasque

Stravinsky: Petrushka (1911 version); Rossini/Respighi: La Boutique fantasque

Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra


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Vasily Petrenko’s previous Stravinsky recordings have been universally praised by the critics for the fine interpretations of these great scores, the superb playing of the RLPO and for the outstanding recorded sound. The same technical team was on hand for the final album in the series – the 1911 version of Petrushka which is coupled with the delightful Rossini/Respighi La Boutique fantasque.
Stravinsky: Petrushka (1911 version)
1. I. The Shrovetide Fair
2. II. The Showman’s Sleight of Hand
3. III. Russian Dance
4. IV. In Petrushka’s Cell
5. V. In the Moor’s Cell
6. VI. Dance of the Ballerina
7. VII. Waltz
8. VIII. The Shrovetide Fair in the Evening
9. IX. Dance of the Wet Nurses
10. X. Entrance of the Peasant and the Bears; Entrance of the Merchant
11. XI. The Dance of the Coachmen and the Grooms
12. XII. The Masqueraders; The Scuffle between Petrushka and the Moor
13. XIII. The Showman reassures the Crowd; The Public disperses
14. XIV. Apparition of Petrushka’s Ghost

Respighi: La Boutique Fantasque, PP120
15. I. March
16. II.Tarantella
17. III. Mazurka
18. IV. Cossack Dance
19. V. Can-can
20. VI. Valse lente
21. VII. Nocturne
22. VIII. Galop

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