Hamelin, Andsnes: Stravinsky - The Rite of Spring (24/96 FLAC)
Hamelin, Andsnes: Stravinsky – The Rite of Spring (24/96 FLAC)

Composer: Igor Stravinsky
Performer: Marc-André Hamelin, Leif Ove Andsnes
Audio CD
Number of Discs: 1
Format: FLAC (tracks)
Label: Hyperion
Release: 2018
Size: 998 MB
Recovery: +3%
Scan: yes

The Rite of Spring: Part 1
01. No. 1: The Kiss of the Earth: Introduction –
02. No. 2: Augurs of Spring (Dances of the Young Girls) –
03. No. 3: Game of Abduction –
04. No. 4: Spring Rounds –
05. No. 5: Game of the Two Rival Tribes –
06. No. 6: Procession of the Oldest and Wisest One
07. No. 7: The Kiss of the Earth –
08. No. 8: Dancing Out of the Earth

The Rite of Spring: Part 2
09. No. 1: The Great Sacrifice: Introduction –
10. No. 2: Mystic Circle of the Young Girls –
11. No. 3: Glorification of the Chosen One –
12. No. 4: Evocation of the Ancestors –
13. No. 5: Ritual Action of the Ancestors –
14. No. 6: Sacrificial Dance

Concerto for Two Solo Pianos:
15. I. Con moto
16. II. Notturno: Adagietto
17. III. Quattro variazioni
18. V. Preludio e fuga
19. Madrid
20. Tango
21. Circus Polka

Shortly before its notorious Paris ballet premiere in 1913, this was essentially how The Rite of Spring first saw the light of day: Leif Ove Andsnes and Marc-André Hamelin recapture the heady, visceral thrill which must have been in the air when Stravinsky sat down at the piano with Debussy to create this landmark of modernism.

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