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This unusual recording features some lesser known Stravinsky pieces, plus arrangements of his larger orchestral and chamber music for even smaller groups. Those who love the gorgeous Pergolesi tunes Stravinsky arranged for Diaghilev, famous as the Pulcinella Suite from the ballet, will delight in this arrangement for cello and piano, a piece made famous by the great Gregor Piatigorsky who insisted that if he played it in concert as he often did, Stravinsky shares the royalties 50/50%. Stravinsky, never and man to part with a ruble or a dollar if he could avoid so, agreed.more....