Stravinsky: Oedipus Rex

COMPOSERS: Stravinsky
LABELS: Archipel
ALBUM TITLE: Stravinsky
WORKS: Oedipus Rex
PERFORMER: Pears, Mödl, Rehfuss, von Rohr, Krebs, Hessenland; Male Choir of NW German Radio; Cologne Radio SO/Stravinsky (1951)
CATALOGUE NO: ARPCD 0228
Great, even definitive performance, with Pears in the title role and Modl as Jocasta giving immensely impressive accounts. The narration is in German, there are no notes, but it’s an indispensable disc. Michael Tanner

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