Fairy’s Kiss Archive
STRAVINSKY: Persephone– for Reciter, Vocal Soloist, Double Chorus and Orch. – Doris Schade, nar./Fritz Wunderlich, tenor/Schwanheimer Kinderchor /Chorus of the Hessian Radio/ Hessian Radio Sym./Dean Dixon – Audite
An unearthed rarity from 1960, Stravinsky’s danced melodrama Persephone, boasting Fritz Wunderlich and actress Doris Schade in the title roles.
STRAVINSKY: Diversions – Music for Violin and Piano = Suite after Pergolesi; Divertimento; Duo concertante; Chanson russe; Danse russe – Ray Chen, violin/ Timothy Young, piano – Melba
A very attractive recital of Stravinsky’s “on tour” violin and piano music, easy on the ears and very digestible.
* TCHAIKOVSKY: Suite No. 3 in G, Op. 55; STRAVINSKY: Divertimento “The Fairy’s Kiss” – Russian National Orchestra/Vladimir Jurowski – PentaTone
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