WORKS: Jeu de cartes; Petrushka; Suite No. 1 for small orchestra; Suite No. 2 for small orchestra
PERFORMER: South-West German RSO, Baden-Baden/Hans Rosbaud
CATALOGUE NO: WER 6404-2 AAD
Much emerged in the wake of war that was worth waiting for, including unsung musical heroes like the Austrian conductor Hans Rosbaud – an intuitive genius whose every logical gesture allowed a composer to speak for himself. And if you haven’t yet heard Rosbaud’s Petrushka, now released on Wergo, then Stravinsky’s puppet still has secrets to reveal.