Stravinsky: Rite of Spring/Firebird Suite

James DePreist, conductor
Oregon Symphony

Continuing their superlative sonic partnership, Delos joins with Maestro DePreist and his Oregon Symphony in this new Stravinsky recording. Featuring Stravinsky’s much-adored Rite of Spring and Firebird Suite, 1919 Version, this exciting release matches the dramatic intensity and rhythmic fireworks of these works with the passionate professionalism and stunning intellectual pathos one has come to expect from DePreist and the Oregon Symphony. This is a recording for the new enthusiast and the core collector alike.

Igor Stravinsky – The Rite of Spring Le Sacre du Printemps 
Part One: Introduction / The Augurs of Spring / Ritual of Abduction / Spring Rounds / Ritual of the Two Tribes / Procession of the Oldest and Wisest One / The Kiss of the Earth / The Dancing Out of the Earth Part Two: Introduction / The Mystic Circle of the Young Girls / The Naming and Honoring of the Chosen One / Evocation of the Ancestors / Ritual Action of the Ancestors / Sacrificial Dance 
The Firebird Suite (1919 version) Introduction / Khorovode / Infernal Dance / Berceuse / Finale