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Mon 08 Jul, 2019:
Mahler: Titan

A Mahler premiere on disc – the second, five-movement, version of what became the First Symphony – is something not to ignore, especially in such...

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Tue 04 Jun, 2019:
Berlioz: Harold in Italy; Les Nuits d’Été

“All in all, Harold is a disappointing work in so far as the stern philosophy of its opening is not maintained” (J H Elliot in The Master...

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Thu 02 Aug, 2018:
Ravel: Ma mère l'Oye (Mother Goose) – complete ballet; Shéhérazade – ouverture de féerie; Le Tombeau de Couperin – Suite d'orchestre

François-Xavier Roth and his remarkable period-instrument band Les Siècles follow up their electrifying account of Ravel's Daphnis et Chloé...

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Tue 18 Jul, 2017:
Brahms: Cello Sonatas – No 1 in E minor, Op 38; No 2 in F major, Op 99; Schumann: Fünf Stücke im Volkston, Op 102

Uncommonly sensitive and thoughtful music-making from these accomplished performers. Playing on a gut-stringed replica of a 1695 instrument by Matteo...

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Mon 03 Apr, 2017:
Ravel: Daphnis et Chloé (complete ballet)

François-Xavier Roth and his superb period-instrument band Les Siècles give us a thrillingly alive and intoxicatingly atmospheric rendering of...

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Thu 13 Aug, 2015:
France-Espagne – Chabrier: España; Massenet: Le Cid (Ballet Music); Ravel: Alborada del gracioso; Debussy: Images (Ibéria)

Here's yet another winner from François-Xavier Roth and his classy period-instrument band in repertoire that celebrates French music's long-standing...

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Tue 25 Mar, 2014:
Dukas: L'Apprenti sorcier (The Sorcerer's Apprentice); Velléda; Polyeucte

Placed second in the Paris Conservatoire's 1888 Prix de Rome competition, Paul Dukas's early cantata Velléda tells the tale (to a libretto by Fernand...

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Tue 15 Oct, 2013:
Debussy: La mer; Première Suite d'orchestre

The Première Suite d'orchestre, composed probably in 1883 and here recorded for the first time, is the earliest orchestral score by Debussy that has...

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