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For some reason, my sense is that this beautiful composition is less frequently performed these days. I really see no reason for this… The Symphonie espagnole is a symphony only in name. The mood of the work is established at the start with the brief orchestral introduction, followed by the entry of the soloist and the characteristic rhythms of the principal theme. The second movement, with its contrasting central section, is followed by a typically Spanish Intermezzo and a lyrically moving slower movement that grows in intensity with its idiomatically Spanish turns of phrase. The work ends with a final
Fête à la Française1.01. - 1.05. Gustave Charpentier: Impressions d'Italie [38'55]1.06. - 1.09. Jules Massenet: Orchestral Suite No. 4. Scènes pittoresques [16'02]1.10. - 1.13. Jules Massenet: Orchestral Suite No. 7. Scènes Alsaciennes [22'42]2.01. Cesar Franck: Le Chasseur Maudit [15'10]2.02. Cesar Franck: Rédemption. Symphonic Poem 11'52]2.03. - 2.04. Edouard Lalo: Rapsodie norvegienne [10'57]2.05. Edouard Lalo: Scherzo in A minor, op.26 [5'08]2.06. Edouard Lalo: Le Roi d'Ys - Overture * [11'53]2.07. Jules Massenet: Phèdre - Overture * [9'02]2.08. Jules Massenet: Werther - Act 4, Prélude et La nuit de Noël * [9'05] Orchestra of the Opera-Comique Paris *; Paris Conservatoire Orchestra conducted by Albert Wolff Decca Eloquence 4802382 [recorded 1951*, 1955 & 1956; digital download released 2010] [digital download; flacs, cover and booklet scans] Recording venue: La Maison de la Mutualité, ParisRecording engineers: Kenneth Wilkinson & Roy Wallace; Producers: John Culshaw & James Walker Download from Mega.
Now available on Apple Music for international streaming, the album features music by Saint-Saëns, Honegger, Fauré, and Lalo — including a cello and orchestra transcription of Saint-Saëns’ Romance in F major, Op. 36. "I do believe that in French music you have to choose the color palette differently," Müller-Schott wrote on his website. "In […] The post appeared first on The World's Leading Classical Music News Source. Est 2009..