Stravinsky*, Ansermet* ∙ L'Orchestre De La Suisse Romande ‎– The Rite Of Spring

Decca ‎– SXL 2042, Decca ‎– SXL.2042
Vinyl, LP, Stereo, Repress


The Rite Of Spring - Ballet - Part 1 - Adoration Of The Earth
A.a Introduction
A.b Harbingers Of Spring
A.c Dances Of The Adolescents
A.d Mock Abduction
A.e Spring Rounds
A.f Games Of The Rival Tribes
A.g Procession Of The Sage
A.h Dance Of The Earth
The Rite Of Spring - Ballet - Part 2 - The Sacrifice
B.a Introduction
B.b Mystical Circles Of The Adolescents
B.c Glorification Of The Victim
B.d Evocation Of The Ancestors
B.e Ritual Of The Ancestors
B.f Sacred Dance
B.g The Victim

Companies, etc.



Repress from late 1959.
Original issue has a blue border on the back of the sleeve and was released in late 1958.

- Black/silver 'grooved wideband' labels
- "Original recording by" at 11 o'clock
- "Made in England" at bottom
- "Recording first published 1958"
- "B.I.E.M." in a box on both sides
- Matrix numbers printed upside-down

- Front laminated
- 'Half-moon' flipbacks (aka scalloped)
- Triangular "Decca Stereophonic" logo in a box on front and without a box on back
- Thin spine with no text on it
- "Laminated with 'Clarifoil' made by British Celanese Limited" on bottom flipback
- "Printed in England" on bottom flipback
- Printing date on sleeve is November 1959 ("11-59")
- Unsigned liner notes in English on back

Catalog number locations:
- SXL 2042 on sleeve
- SXL.2042 on labels

Other information:
- Recorded 15 April - 18 May 1957 in Victoria Hall, Geneva
- Labelography code: ED1
- Corresponding mono issue has cat# LXT 5388
- Sub tracks are not banded on vinyl

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (Runout side 1, stamped): ZAL-3619-1K NN RT 4 1 C A
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout side 2, stamped): ZAL-3620-5E NI RT 1 2
  • Matrix / Runout (Matrix on label, side 1): ZAL.3619
  • Matrix / Runout (Matrix on label, side 2): ZAL.3620
  • Rights Society: B.I.E.M.
  • Other (Printing company's code on bottom flipback): R.S. 11-59-68A