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Mon 07 Jan, 2019:
Stravinsky: Petrushka, ballet in four tableaux (1911); Jeu de cartes, “ballet in three deals” (1936)

This lively rendition of the 1911 Petrushka is a convincing endorsement of the great story ballet, composed just one year after Firebird, that for...

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Thu 28 Sep, 2017:
Ravel: Gaspard de la nuit; Jeux d'eau; Miroirs; Pavane pur une infante défunte; Sonatine

Stewart Goodyear offers an attractive selection of Ravel’s most popular piano works, from the delicate Neoclassicism of the Sonatine to the more...

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Thu 12 Jan, 2017:
Debussy: Images; Jeux; La plus que lente

Back in the early 1970s, Michael Tilson Thomas set down an uncommonly perceptive set of Debussy's Images at the helm of the Boston Symphony for...

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Fri 09 Sep, 2016:
Debussy: La Chute de la Maison Usher; Le Diable dans le beffroi

Debussy’s two Edgar Allan Poe operas were commissioned by the Metropolitan Opera of New York following the worldwide success of Pelléas et...

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Mon 22 Aug, 2016:
Stravinsky: Petrushka; Debussy: La boîte à joujoux

The beauty of Ludovic Morlot’s Petrushka (1947 version) is its rhythmic precision, though by saying that I don’t mean to infer the common vice of...

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Mon 02 May, 2016:
Ravel: Complete works for solo piano

Bertrand Chamayou has been earning golden plaudits over the last few years, and this handsome Ravel set can only enhance his standing as one of the...

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Thu 30 Jul, 2015:
Bartók: Two Pictures, Op 10 (arr Kocsis); Debussy: Jeux (arr Bavouzet); Stravinsky: Le Sacre du printemps (arranged by the composer for piano four hands)

The best musical transcriptions, like effective translations of literature, approximate brand new works. Such is the case here and given superlative...

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Mon 06 Apr, 2015:
Bizet: Roma – Symphony; Jeux d'enfants, Op 22 (Petite suite & Les quatre coins); Patrie – Overture, Op 19; Overture in A; Marche funèbre in B minor

Do you remember The Toreador's Song or the sultry Habañera, both from the opera Carmen? Well, you're in for a treat with this disc: more...

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Thu 29 Jan, 2015:
Debussy: Images – Books 1 and 2; Préludes – Book 2

These works are all from Debussy’s maturity, from the period of La mer until just before the Great War. This is the first time I’ve heard...

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Fri 28 Jun, 2013:
Debussy: Images; Jeux; Nocturnes; La mer; Prélude à l’après-midi d’un faune; Marche écossaise; Printemps; L’Enfant prodigue (Prélude; Cortège et Air de danse); Berceuse héroïque

Stéphane Denève's seven-year tenure with the Royal Scottish National Orchestra culminated in this absorbing, painstakingly prepared Debussy survey,...

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Tue 07 May, 2013:
Saint-Saëns: Danse macabre; Le Rouet d'Omphale; Phaéton; La Jeunesse d'Hércule; Marche héroïque; Introduction and Rondo capriccioso; Havanaise

If you love Carnival of the Animals and have ever wondered what other treasures came from the pen of the French composer Camille Saint-Saëns, this...

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