Sounds of the 30s
Sounds of the 30s
Sounds of the 30s
Sounds of the 30s
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  • MAURICE RAVEL (1875 – 1937) Piano Concerto in G major
  • IGOR STRAVINSKY (1882 – 1971) - Tango
  • KURT WEILL (1900 – 1950) Surabaya Johnny - Tango Ballad (Zuhälterballade)
  • VICTOR DE SABATA (1892 – 1967) Mille e una notte

Discover Sounds of the '30s, Riccardo Chailly's and Stefano Bollani's amazing new Decca Classics recording. With this recording the two artists are following their phenomenally successful Gershwin Rhapsody/Concerto album, which was 35 weeks in the Italian pop charts and shipped more than 56.000 times.

A new exciting programme focused on the magic ‘30s: a decade full of energy and creativity, in which several top classical composers were strongly influenced by such modern trends like jazz, tango and fox-trot. The programme of Ravel, Stravinsky, Weill and De Sabata features classical pieces with strong jazz influences: a feature that these two,

 

artists with their unique skills, can truly highlight Two world recording premieres are included: the suite from Victor de Sabata’s Thousand and One Nights and Guenther’s orchestration of Stravinsky’s Tango for Chamber Orchestra This is a studio recording, which was followed by a completely packed performance in Leipzig “Augustusplatz” in September 2011 Stefano Bollani’s inexhaustible inventiveness and Riccardo Chailly’s rhythmic suppleness make for a thrilling collaboration that will be on display at La Scala at the end of April and in Amsterdam in 2013.