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Debussy: Complete Works For Orchestra / Yan Pascal Tortelier


Release Date: 01/20/2004 
Label:  Chandos   Catalog #: 10144   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Claude Debussy
Performer:  Colin FlemingAnne QueffélecChristopher KingRachel Masters,   ... 
Conductor:  Yan Pascal Tortelier
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ulster OrchestraGrosvenor High School Choir Girls' VoicesThe Renaissance Singers
Number of Discs: 4 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 4 Hours 51 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

4 discs for the price of 3!

Chandos’ critically acclaimed recordings of the complete orchestral works of Debussy are now available on its mid-price Classics label. Yan Pascal Tortelier is one of the most famous French conductors and interpreters of French music today, and his recording of Debussy are among the best of the digital age. Chandos recordings made with the Ulster Orchestra are noted for both their brilliance and richness of sound.

"…the best Debussy cycle to appear in the CD era… Playing combines flair, care and great musical enjoyment." -- BBC Music Magazine

"What a glorious instrument the Ulster Orchestra is in Tortelier’s hands – eloquent principals in every
Read more section and supple consummate ensemble in this most subtle and flexible of repertoire…" -- American Record Guide
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Works on This Recording

1.
La mer by Claude Debussy
Conductor:  Yan Pascal Tortelier
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ulster Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1903-1905; France 
2.
Nocturnes (3) for Orchestra by Claude Debussy
Conductor:  Yan Pascal Tortelier
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ulster Orchestra,  Grosvenor High School Choir Girls' Voices,  The Renaissance Singers
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1897-1899; France 
3.
Printemps by Claude Debussy
Conductor:  Yan Pascal Tortelier
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ulster Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1887; France 
4.
Prélude à l'après-midi d'un faune by Claude Debussy
Performer:  Colin Fleming (Violin)
Conductor:  Yan Pascal Tortelier
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ulster Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1892-1894; France 
Notes: Composition written: France (1892 - 1894). 
5.
Images for Orchestra by Claude Debussy
Conductor:  Yan Pascal Tortelier
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ulster Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1905-1912; France 
6.
Jeux by Claude Debussy
Conductor:  Yan Pascal Tortelier
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ulster Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1912-1913; France 
7.
Khamma by Claude Debussy
Conductor:  Yan Pascal Tortelier
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ulster Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1911-1912; France 
8.
La boîte à joujoux by Claude Debussy
Conductor:  Yan Pascal Tortelier
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ulster Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1913; France 
9.
Children's Corner by Claude Debussy
Conductor:  Yan Pascal Tortelier
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ulster Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1906-1908; France 
Notes: Arranged: Andre Caplet 
10.
Petite suite for Piano 4 hands by Claude Debussy
Conductor:  Yan Pascal Tortelier
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ulster Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1886-1889; France 
Notes: Arranged: Henri Büsser 
11.
Marche écossaise sur un thème populaire by Claude Debussy
Conductor:  Yan Pascal Tortelier
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ulster Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1891; France 
12.
Danse in E major by Claude Debussy
Conductor:  Yan Pascal Tortelier
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ulster Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: France 
Notes: Arranged: Maurice Ravel 
13.
Fantaisie for Piano and Orchestra by Claude Debussy
Performer:  Anne Queffélec (Piano)
Conductor:  Yan Pascal Tortelier
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ulster Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1889-1890; France 
14.
Première Rhapsodie for Clarinet and Orchestra by Claude Debussy
Performer:  Christopher King (Clarinet)
Conductor:  Yan Pascal Tortelier
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ulster Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1911; France 
15.
Danse sacrée et danse profane by Claude Debussy
Performer:  Rachel Masters (Harp)
Conductor:  Yan Pascal Tortelier
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ulster Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1904; France 
16.
Rhapsodie for Saxophone and Piano by Claude Debussy
Performer:  Gerard McChrystal (Alto Saxophone)
Conductor:  Yan Pascal Tortelier
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ulster Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1901-1908; France 
17.
Images oubliées: no 2, Sarabande by Claude Debussy
Conductor:  Yan Pascal Tortelier
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ulster Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1894; France 
Notes: Arranged: Maurice Ravel 
18.
L'isle joyeuse by Claude Debussy
Conductor:  Yan Pascal Tortelier
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ulster Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1904; France 
Notes: Arranged: Bernardino Molinari 
19.
La plus que lente by Claude Debussy
Performer:  Derek Bell (Harpsichord)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1910; France 
20.
Suite bergamasque: 3rd movement, Clair de Lune by Claude Debussy
Conductor:  Yan Pascal Tortelier
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ulster Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1890/1905; France 
Notes: Arranged: Andre Caplet 

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