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Can also be found here for relatively cheap, only two left according to seller

https://www.ebay.com/itm/192474632166




-------- Original Message --------
From: Randy Lane <[log in to unmask]>
Sent: Thursday, June 13, 2019 08:03 PM
To: [log in to unmask]
Subject: Re: [ARSCLIST] [EXTERNAL] [ARSCLIST] Last recording of Stravinsky conducting Rite of Spring

>This one contains 2013 remasterings by Andreas Meyer.
>
>https://www.amazon.com/Stravinsky-sacre-printemps-Rite-Spring/dp/B00AL6SN52/
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>On Thu, Jun 13, 2019, 4:46 PM Carl <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
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>> There was an article (in Hi Fidelity or Stereo Review - I don't remember
>> which) in which Stravinsky critiques some recordings of RoS by other
>> conductors. It's a hoot! You can find it in one of the collections of his
>> writings with Robert Craft. I recall he was very proud of his own effort,
>> especially as it was done (as he claimed of most of the his recordings -
>> apparently never satisfied with how Columbia treated him) with minimal
>> rehearsal.
>>
>> It is a good sounding recording and comes through surprisingly well in the
>> old remastering CBS/Sony did for the first CD issues of his Stereo catalog.
>> I have the ultra-cheap Works of Igor Stravinsky 22-disk box set and it
>> obviously comes from those same digital masters made back in the 80s or
>> early 90s. Some recordings have their high frequencies cut off and only
>> minimal bass. Some, like the symphonies and concertos, sound pretty legit.
>> I've held on to some of the LPs, as they come closer to the event.
>>
>> Does anyone know if Sony has revisited any of these sessions in new
>> masterings? Judging from the revelations in the recent complete Szell box,
>> we still haven't heard the true sound of Stravinsky, or many other
>> treasures in those vaults. (Thinking of Dennis as I type this.)
>>
>> Carl
>>
>>
>> -----Original Message-----
>> >From: "Gary A. Galo" <[log in to unmask]>
>> >Sent: Jun 13, 2019 6:42 PM
>> >To: [log in to unmask]
>> >Subject: Re: [ARSCLIST] [EXTERNAL] [ARSCLIST] Last recording of
>> Stravinsky conducting Rite of Spring
>> >
>> >I agree with Goran on the merits of the 1960 performance, and the two-CD
>> set he recommends - it's a must have. That set is, unfortunately, out of
>> print, so if you want it, order it now from the Amazon UK link that he
>> showed. Remaining stock may not last long. Amazon in the US no longer has
>> it, nor does ArkivMusic, and I could not find a copy on eBay.
>> >
>> >Alternatives are:
>> >
>> >
>> https://www.amazon.com/Stravinsky-conducts-Ballets-Igor/dp/B0056K4UMS/ref=sr_1_5?crid=15QOEPQPYXMA2&keywords=stravinsky+conducts+stravinsky&qid=1560464739&s=music&sprefix=Stravinsky+Conducts%2Cpopular%2C153&sr=1-5
>> >
>> >All of his Columbia recordings are now available in this box:
>> >
>> >
>> https://www.amazon.com/Igor-Stravinsky-Complete-Columbia-Collection/dp/B00TH53056/ref=sr_1_1?crid=15QOEPQPYXMA2&keywords=stravinsky+conducts+stravinsky&qid=1560464928&s=music&sprefix=Stravinsky+Conducts%2Cpopular%2C153&sr=1-1
>> >
>> >Judging from the "Original Jackets" it looks like there are also three
>> LPs worth of RCA Victor material from the late 1940s. Sony owns both
>> catalogs and has been combining Columbia and RCA Victor material in some of
>> their other box sets devoted to artists who recorded for both labels.
>> >
>> >I don't agree with the "conventional" wisdom on Stravinsky as a
>> conductor. Yes, judged purely on his conducting technique, he was terrible.
>> But, if you listen to his rehearsals, he was very good at explaining to his
>> players what he wanted. By the time he had musicians who could actually
>> play his music well, he turned out some really fine recorded performances.
>> They are, in my view, essential for anyone interested in his music.
>> >
>> >Best,
>> >Gary
>> >
>> >
>> >-----Original Message-----
>> >From: Association for Recorded Sound Discussion List [mailto:
>> [log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of Goran Finnberg [log in to unmask]
>> >Sent: Thursday, June 13, 2019 3:01 PM
>> >To: [log in to unmask]
>> >Subject: [EXTERNAL] [ARSCLIST] Last recording of Stravinsky conducting
>> Rite of Spring
>> >
>> >Ben Roth:
>> >
>> >>Does anyone know when was the last time Stravinsky recorded the Rite of
>> >>Spring, on which label and is it still available ANYWHERE?
>> >
>> >Yes:
>> >
>> >https://tinyurl.com/y2k3927u
>> >
>> >CBS did record extensively with Stravinsky.
>> >
>> >The 1940 recording is coupled with the 1960 recording in this deluxe
>> double CD album.
>> >
>> >The recording sound quality in the 1960 recording is really good and much
>> better than what CBS did in the 70´s and later.
>> >
>> >Strongly recommended.
>> >
>> >
>> >----------------
>> >
>> >
>> >
>> >Best regards,
>> >
>> >Goran Finnberg
>> >The Mastering Room AB
>> >Goteborg
>> >Sweden
>> >
>> >E-mail: [log in to unmask]
>> >
>> >Learn from the mistakes of others, you can never live long enough to
>> >make them all yourself.    -   John Luther
>> >
>> >(\__/)
>> >(='.'=)
>> >(")_(") VovVov, Nero & Smurfen:RIP
>>