Igor Stravinsky – Complete Works (expanded edition) (30CD)
Performed by an array of great Stravinsky interpreters including Abbado, Argerich, Ashkenazy, Barenboim, Bernstein, Bostridge, Boulez, Chailly, Craft, Gardiner, Knussen, the Labèques, Langridge, Levine, Maisky, Mustonen, Mutter, Nagano, Pletnev, Pollini, Sacher, Shelton, Terfel. Plus.... Stravinsky himself, conducting a 1935 recording of his Violin Concerto.
New material which expands this edition: Boston Symphony Orchestra, Tanglewood Festival Chorus, Seiji Ozawa: Bach: Vom Himmel hoch da komm ich her BWV 769, Orchestrated Stravinsky. LA Philharmonic Orchestra, Igor Stravinsky - Smith: A Star Spangled Banner arranged & conducted by Stravinsky. The piece Chant funebre, the manuscript lost for over a century, discovered after the last Complete Edition was released. This recording by the Lucerne Festival Orchestra, conducted by Riccardo Chailly met wide critical acclaim.
150-page booklet (English, French, German) with Foreword by Roger Wright (former Head of A & R at Deutsche Grammophon) and essays by leading Stravinsky authors Richard Taruskin and Stephen Walsh, with Chronology (Stephen Walsh) and evocative historical photos.