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Boulanger: Faust Et Hélène, Etc / Tortelier, Dawson, Et Al


Release Date: 08/17/1999 
Label:  Chandos   Catalog #: 9745   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Lili Boulanger
Performer:  Jason HowardLynne DawsonBonaventure BottoneAnn Murray,   ... 
Conductor:  Yan Pascal Tortelier
Orchestra/Ensemble:  BBC Philharmonic OrchestraCity of Birmingham Symphony Chorus
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 13 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

This disc received the 2000 Gramophone magazine award for "Best Choral Recording."
REVIEWS:
Fanfare (1-2/00, pp.213-214) - "...Yan Pascal Tortelier makes a completely convincing case for Boulanger as an outstanding composer, potentionally a great one. Good sound, and a most elegant design. This disc gets a very firm recommendation indeed."
This disc received the 2000 Gramophone magazine award for "Best Choral Recording."
REVIEWS:
Fanfare (1-2/00, pp.213-214) - "...Yan Pascal Tortelier makes a completely convincing case for Boulanger as an outstanding composer, potentionally a great one. Good sound, and a most elegant design. This disc gets a very firm recommendation indeed." Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Faust et Hélène by Lili Boulanger
Performer:  Jason Howard (Bass), Lynne Dawson (Soprano), Bonaventure Bottone (Tenor)
Conductor:  Yan Pascal Tortelier
Orchestra/Ensemble:  BBC Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1913; Paris, France 
Date of Recording: 05/14/1999 
Venue:  New Broadcasting House, Manchester 
Length: 30 Minutes 5 Secs. 
Language: French 
2.
D'un matin de printemps by Lili Boulanger
Conductor:  Yan Pascal Tortelier
Orchestra/Ensemble:  BBC Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1918; Italy 
Date of Recording: 05/15/1999 
Venue:  Bridgewater Hall, Manchester, England 
Length: 4 Minutes 42 Secs. 
3.
D'un soir triste by Lili Boulanger
Conductor:  Yan Pascal Tortelier
Orchestra/Ensemble:  BBC Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1918; Italy 
Date of Recording: 05/14/1999 
Venue:  New Broadcasting House, Manchester 
Length: 10 Minutes 37 Secs. 
4.
Psalm 130 "Du fond de l'abîme" by Lili Boulanger
Performer:  Ann Murray (Mezzo Soprano), Neil MacKenzie (Tenor)
Conductor:  Yan Pascal Tortelier
Orchestra/Ensemble:  BBC Philharmonic Orchestra,  City of Birmingham Symphony Chorus
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1914-1917; Italy 
Date of Recording: 05/15/1999 
Venue:  Bridgewater Hall, Manchester, England 
Length: 24 Minutes 8 Secs. 
Language: French 
5.
Psalm 24 "La terre appartient à l'Éternel" by Lili Boulanger
Performer:  Neil MacKenzie (Tenor)
Conductor:  Yan Pascal Tortelier
Orchestra/Ensemble:  BBC Philharmonic Orchestra,  City of Birmingham Symphony Chorus
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1916; Italy 
Date of Recording: 05/15/1999 
Venue:  Bridgewater Hall, Manchester, England 
Length: 3 Minutes 25 Secs. 
Language: French 

Sound Samples

Psalm 24, "La terre appartient a l'Eternel"
Faust et Helene
D'un soir triste
D'un matin de printemps
Psalm 130, "Du fond de l'abime"

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