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Musiques À Orsay - Debussy, Etc


Release Date: 10/18/2005 
Label:  Naive   Catalog #: 4919   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Jacques OffenbachGeorges BizetMaurice RavelClaude Debussy,   ... 
Performer:  Martine OlmedaMaryse CastetsBéatrice Uria-MonzonHüseyin Sermet,   ... 
Conductor:  Manuel RosenthalAlain LombardLaurence EquilbeyBernard Haitink,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Monte Carlo Philharmonic OrchestraBordeaux Aquitaine OrchestraAccentus,   ... 
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 14 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Includes works by Bizet, Debussy, Duparc, Fauré, Franck, Offenbach, Ravel, Saint-Saëns, Strauss, Stravinsky.

Performers include Accentus, Anne-Sofie von Otter, Bernard Haitink, Schlomo Mintz, Manuel Rosenthal, Isabelle Moretti, Arditti String Quartet.
Includes works by Bizet, Debussy, Duparc, Fauré, Franck, Offenbach, Ravel, Saint-Saëns, Strauss, Stravinsky.

Performers include Accentus, Anne-Sofie von Otter, Bernard Haitink, Schlomo Mintz, Manuel Rosenthal, Isabelle Moretti, Arditti String Quartet.
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Works on This Recording

1. Gaîté Parisienne: Overture from "La vie parisienne" by Jacques Offenbach
Conductor:  Manuel Rosenthal
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Monte Carlo Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: France 
Length: 2 Minutes 46 Secs. 
Notes: 'Gaîté Parisienne' is a pastiche of various works by Jacques Offenbach, selected and arranged as a ballet score by Manuel Rosenthal. 
2. Carmen: Les tringles des sistres tintaient "Gypsy Song" by Georges Bizet
Performer:  Martine Olmeda (Mezzo Soprano), Maryse Castets (Soprano), Béatrice Uria-Monzon (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  Alain Lombard
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bordeaux Aquitaine Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: France 
Length: 5 Minutes 0 Secs. 
Language: French 
Notes: Composition written: France (1873 - 1874). 
3. Jeux d'eau by Maurice Ravel
Performer:  Hüseyin Sermet (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1901; France 
Length: 6 Minutes 36 Secs. 
4. Les angélus by Claude Debussy
Conductor:  Laurence Equilbey
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Accentus
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1891; France 
Length: 2 Minutes 26 Secs. 
Language: French 
Notes: Arranger: Clytus Gottwald. 
5. L'invitation au voyage by Henri Duparc
Performer:  Bernard Kruysen (Baritone), Noel Lee (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1870; France 
Length: 4 Minutes 13 Secs. 
Language: French 
6. Introduction and Allegro for Harp, Flute, Clarinet and String Quartet by Maurice Ravel
Performer:  Pascal Moraguès (Clarinet), Isabelle Moretti (Harp), Dominique Desjardins (Double Bass),
Michel Moraguès (Flute)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Parisii String Quartet
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1905; France 
Length: 11 Minutes 3 Secs. 
7. Pelléas et Mélisande: Mes longs chevaux by Claude Debussy
Performer:  Laurent Naouri (Baritone), Wolfgang Holzmair (Baritone), Anne Sofie von Otter (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  Bernard Haitink
Orchestra/Ensemble:  French National Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1893-1902; France 
Length: 6 Minutes 13 Secs. 
Language: French 
Notes: This selection is presented in excerpted form. 
8. Préludes, Book 1: no 8, La fille aux cheveux de lin by Claude Debussy
Performer:  Noel Lee (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1909-1910; France 
Length: 3 Minutes 34 Secs. 
9. Fantasie for Violin and Harp, Op. 124 by Camille Saint-Saëns
Performer:  Isabelle Moretti (Harp), Gérard Poulet (Violin)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1907; France 
Length: 12 Minutes 10 Secs. 
10. Clair de lune, Op. 46 no 2 by Gabriel Fauré
Performer:  Bernard Kruysen (Baritone), Noel Lee (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1887; France 
Length: 1 Minutes 43 Secs. 
Language: French 
11. Sonata for Violin and Piano in A major, M 8: 1st movement, Allegretto ben moderato by César Franck
Performer:  Boris Petrov (Piano), Marie-Annick Nicolas (Violin)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1886; France 
Length: 6 Minutes 14 Secs. 
12. Kaiser-Walzer, Op. 437 by Johann Strauss Jr.
Performer:  Michel Béroff (Piano), Michel Moraguès (Flute), Paul Meyer (Clarinet)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Arditti String Quartet
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1889; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 11 Minutes 24 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Arnold Schoenberg. 
13. L'histoire du soldat: The Soldier's March by Igor Stravinsky
Performer:  Carole Bouquet (Spoken Vocals), Daniel Breszynski (Trombone), Pascal Moraguès (Clarinet),
Marc Bauer (Cornet), Shlomo Mintz (Violin), Vincent Pasquier (Double Bass),
Sergio Azzolini (Bassoon)
Conductor:  Shlomo Mintz
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1918; Switzerland 
Length: 1 Minutes 46 Secs. 
Language: French 

Sound Samples

Gaite Parisienne (arr. M. Rosenthal): Gaite Parisienne: Ouverture (arr. M. Rosenthal)
Carmen (Opera Comique version): Carmen, Act II: Chanson Boheme: Les tringles des sistres tintaient (Opera Comique version)
Jeux d'eau
Les angelus (arr. C. Gottwald): Les angelus (arr. for choir)
L'Invitation au voyage (version for voice and piano)
Introduction et Allegro
Pelleas et Melisande (Pelleas and Melisande): Act III Scene 1 (excerpts)
Preludes, Book 1: No. 8. La fille aux cheveux de lin
Fantaisie in A major, Op. 124
Clair de lune, Op. 46, No. 2
Violin Sonata in A major, M. 8: IV. Allegretto poco mosso
Kaiser (Emperor), Op. 437 (arr. A. Schoenberg)
Histoire du soldat (The Soldier's Tale): Histoire du Soldat (The Soldier's Tale), Part I: Marche du soldat

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