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Maurice Ravel / Svetlanov, USSR State Academic Symphony


Release Date: 06/10/2016 
Label:  Melodiya   Catalog #: 1002338   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Maurice Ravel
Conductor:  Yevgeny Svetlanov
Orchestra/Ensemble:  USSR State Academic Symphony Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

In honor of Maurice Ravel's 135th birthday, this release includes the French composer's symphonic works. Ravel's music has been loved by critics and listeners alike, as his passion for creating something beautiful shines through. Ravel's artistic credo was "Music, I insist, must in spite of everything be beautiful." The USSR State Academic Symphony Orchestra is the performing ensemble on these pieces, which were recorded in 1975 under the baton of conductor Evgeny Svetlanov. In honor of Maurice Ravel's 135th birthday, this release includes the French composer's symphonic works. Ravel's music has been loved by critics and listeners alike, as his passion for creating something beautiful shines through. Ravel's artistic credo was "Music, I insist, must in spite of everything be beautiful." The USSR State Academic Symphony Orchestra is the performing ensemble on these pieces, which were recorded in 1975 under the baton of conductor Evgeny Svetlanov. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Pavane pour une infante défunte by Maurice Ravel
Conductor:  Yevgeny Svetlanov
Orchestra/Ensemble:  USSR State Academic Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1899; France 
2.
Daphnis et Chloé Suite no 2 by Maurice Ravel
Conductor:  Yevgeny Svetlanov
Orchestra/Ensemble:  USSR State Academic Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1913; France 
3.
Ma mère l'oye by Maurice Ravel
Conductor:  Yevgeny Svetlanov
Orchestra/Ensemble:  USSR State Academic Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: France 
4.
Rapsodie espagnole by Maurice Ravel
Conductor:  Yevgeny Svetlanov
Orchestra/Ensemble:  USSR State Academic Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1907-1908; France 

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