℗ 2014 Reference Recordings

Stravinsky: The Song of the Nightingale - The Firebird Suite - The Rite of Spring

Minnesota Orchestra, Eiji Oue

Available in 176.4 kHz / 24-bit, 88.2 kHz / 24-bit AIFF and FLAC high-resolution audio formats

Grammy Nomination - Best Engineered Album, Classical, 1997

"... has more detail than any live performance I have attended. The orchestra and the hall sound similarly glorious. Put it on, sit back and be amazed!"
- Bob Ludwig, Stereo Review

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The Firebird Suite (1919 version)
Igor Stravinsky; Minnesota Orchestra; Eiji Oue
Chant du rossignol (Song of the Nightingale)
Igor Stravinsky; Minnesota Orchestra; Eiji Oue
Le sacre du printemps (The Rite of Spring)
Igor Stravinsky; Minnesota Orchestra; Eiji Oue
Digital Booklet
Total Playing Time    74:57
These Grammy-nominated performances of three of Stravinksy's most popular works are presented in stunning sound quality, typical of Reference Recordings. The Rite of Spring, The Firebird Suite (in its 1919 version) and The Song of the Nightingale have never sounded more magical or more dynamic, as interpreted by the world-renowned Minnesota Orchestra and conductor Eiji Oue.
176.4 kHz / 24-bit and 88.2 kHz / 24-bit PCM – Reference Recordings Studio Masters

Recorded: January 18-20, 1996 at Orchestra Hall, Minneapolis MN

Producer: J.Tamblyn Henderson, Jr.
Recording Engineer: Keith O. Johnson
Associate Producer: Rik Malone
Executive Producers: Marcia Gordon Martin, JTH
Mastering: Paul Stubblebine, JTH at Rocket Lab, San Francisco
Photography: Alvis Upitis
Design: Bill Roarty, JTH

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