Stravinsky: Pulcinella; Le chant du rossignol

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COMPOSERS: Stravinsky
LABELS: Warner Apex
ALBUM TITLE: Stravinsky
WORKS: Pulcinella; Le chant du rossignol
PERFORMER: Ensemble InterContemporain, French National Orchestra, Pierre Boulez
CATALOGUE NO: 2564 62088
Boulez’s interpretative ‘cool’ suits Pulcinella – Stravinsky’s staggeringly inventive take on Pergolesi – better than the post-Rimskian fantasy of Le chant du rossignol, which lacks Reiner’s swagger (RCA). Julian Haylock