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Chausson: Symphonie, Soir De Fete, Etc / Plasson, Toulouse


Release Date: 04/18/2007 
Label:  Emi Classics   Catalog #: 47894   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Ernest Chausson
Conductor:  Michel Plasson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Toulouse Capitole Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 1 Mins. 

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This CD is reissued by ArkivMusic.

Notes and Editorial Reviews

I previously reviewed this recording when it was issued a few years ago on Musical Heritage Society. The current release is on the EMI label via Arkivmusic.com's on-demand service. The main difference, aside from the restoration of the original packaging and booklet, is the slightly more open sound, with finer detail and greater presence--all of which allows us to better hear Michel Plasson's stirring performance of Chausson's infrequently played symphony. Having the original booklet notes also enhances our enjoyment of Chausson's unfamiliar Soir de fête and Viviane, even if the printed text is near-microscopic in size. The Orchestre du Capitole de Toulouse plays beautifully, with discernible excitement throughout. It's a fine thing Read more to have this disc available once again!

--Victor Carr Jr, ClassicsToday.com
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Works on This Recording

1. Symphony in B flat major, Op. 20 by Ernest Chausson
Conductor:  Michel Plasson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Toulouse Capitole Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1889-1890; France 
Date of Recording: 1978 
2. Soir de fête, Op. 32 by Ernest Chausson
Conductor:  Michel Plasson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Toulouse Capitole Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1897-1898; France 
Date of Recording: 1976 
3. Viviane, Op. 5 by Ernest Chausson
Conductor:  Michel Plasson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Toulouse Capitole Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1882/1887; France 

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