Poem of Ecstasy, Firebird.
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