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Art Of Gerard Souzay

Mozart / Berlioz / Debussy / Ravel / Souzay
Release Date: 08/09/2005 
Label:  Video Artists International   Catalog #: 4312  
Composer:  Jean-Baptiste LullyClaude DebussyMaurice RavelJean-Philippe Rameau,   ... 
Performer:  Gérard Souzay
Number of Discs: 1 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

The legendary Gérard Souzay in two rare telecasts from 1955 and 1966, when he was at the height of his powers. He sings some of his most celebrated repertoire: opera arias by Lully (Alceste), Mozart (Don Giovanni) and Berlioz (La Damnation de Faust), lieder by Schubert, and chansons by Gounod, Duparc, Faure, Debussy and Ravel. 53 minutes, Black and White.

Telecasts of February 3, 1955 and March 3, 1966.
Orchestre de Radio-Canada
Roland Leduc & Jean Beaudet, conductors
Dalton Baldwin, piano
The legendary Gérard Souzay in two rare telecasts from 1955 and 1966, when he was at the height of his powers. He sings some of his most celebrated repertoire: opera arias by Lully (Alceste), Mozart (Don Giovanni) and Berlioz (La Damnation de Faust), lieder by Schubert, and chansons by Gounod, Duparc, Faure, Debussy and Ravel. 53 minutes, Black and White.

Telecasts of February 3, 1955 and March 3, 1966.
Orchestre de Radio-Canada
Roland Leduc & Jean Beaudet, conductors
Dalton Baldwin, piano
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Works on This Recording

1.
Alceste, LWV 50: Il faut passer tôt ou tard dans ma barque by Jean-Baptiste Lully
Performer:  Gérard Souzay (Baritone)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1673; France 
2.
Ballades (3) de François Villon: no 2, Ballade que Villon feit à la requeste de sa mère by Claude Debussy
Performer:  Gérard Souzay (Baritone)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1910; France 
3.
Don Quichotte à Dulcinée by Maurice Ravel
Performer:  Gérard Souzay (Baritone)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1932-1933; France 
4.
Au clair de lune by Jean-Baptiste Lully
Performer:  Gérard Souzay (Baritone)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 17th Century; France 
5.
Les Indes galantes: Brillant soleil by Jean-Philippe Rameau
Performer:  Gérard Souzay (Baritone)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1735/1761; France 
6.
Don Giovanni, K 527: Deh vieni alla finestra [Serenade] by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Gérard Souzay (Baritone)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1787; Prague, Czech Republ 
7.
Heidenröslein, D 257/Op. 3 no 3 by Franz Schubert
Performer:  Gérard Souzay (Baritone)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1815; Vienna, Austria 
8.
Wandrers Nachtlied, D 768/Op. 96 no 3 by Franz Schubert
Performer:  Gérard Souzay (Baritone)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1824; Vienna, Austria 
9.
La damnation de Faust, Op. 24: Devant la maison "Serenade" by Hector Berlioz
Performer:  Gérard Souzay (Baritone)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1845-1846; France 
10.
La damnation de Faust, Op. 24: Une puce gentille by Hector Berlioz
Performer:  Gérard Souzay (Baritone)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1845-1846; France 
11.
La damnation de Faust, Op. 24: Voici des roses by Hector Berlioz
Performer:  Gérard Souzay (Baritone)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1845-1846; France 
12.
Viens, les gazons sont verts by Charles Gounod
Performer:  Gérard Souzay (Baritone)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1875; France 
13.
Chanson triste by Henri Duparc
Performer:  Gérard Souzay (Baritone)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1868; France 
14.
Poème d'un jour, Op. 21: no 2, Toujours by Gabriel Fauré
Performer:  Gérard Souzay (Baritone)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1878; France 
15.
Orfeo ed Euridice: Che farò senza Euridice? by Christoph W. Gluck
Performer:  Gérard Souzay (Baritone)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1762/1774; Vienna, Austria 
16.
Chants d'Auvergne: Volume 1 - no 2, Baïlèro by Joseph Canteloube
Performer:  Gérard Souzay (Baritone)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1923-1930; France 

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