Poem of Ec­stasy, Fire­bird.

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Sym­phony No. 1; Poem of Ec­stasy Larissa Avdeyeva (mezzo), An­ton Grig­oriev (tenor); The Rus­sian Choir; USSR Sym­phony Orches­tra/svet­lanov

Alto ALC 1329 (1963/66) 71:13 mins

A dis­ci­plined if too straight-for­ward ac­count of Scriabin’s First Sym­phony, with two fine vo­cal soloists. This although noisy and un­sub­tle, high­lights Stravin­sky’s debt in

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