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Dinner Classics - The French Album


Release Date: 05/17/1990 
Label:  Cbs Masterworks Catalog #: 45543   Spars Code: ADD 
Composer:  Claude DebussyMaurice RavelGabriel FauréErik Satie,   ... 
Performer:  John De Lancie
Conductor:  Eugene OrmandyGeorge SzellSir Andrew DavisCharles Munch,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philadelphia OrchestraCleveland OrchestraPhilharmonia Orchestra,   ... 
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 9 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1.
Suite bergamasque: 3rd movement, Clair de Lune by Claude Debussy
Conductor:  Eugene Ormandy
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philadelphia Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1890/1905; France 
Length: 5 Minutes 1 Secs. 
Notes: Orchestrated: Caillet 
2.
Rêverie by Claude Debussy
Conductor:  Eugene Ormandy
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philadelphia Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1890; France 
Length: 6 Minutes 10 Secs. 
Notes: Orchestrated: W. Smith 
3.
Préludes, Book 1: no 8, La fille aux cheveux de lin by Claude Debussy
Conductor:  Eugene Ormandy
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philadelphia Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1909-1910; France 
Length: 1 Minutes 55 Secs. 
4.
Pavane pour une infante défunte by Maurice Ravel
Conductor:  George Szell
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cleveland Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1899; France 
Length: 6 Minutes 18 Secs. 
Notes: Orchestrated: Ravel (1910) 
5.
Pavane, Op. 50 by Gabriel Fauré
Conductor:  Sir Andrew Davis
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1887; France 
Length: 6 Minutes 4 Secs. 
6.
Pelléas et Mélisande, Op. 80: Sicilienne by Gabriel Fauré
Conductor:  Charles Munch
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philadelphia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1898; France 
Length: 3 Minutes 46 Secs. 
7.
Gymnopédies (3) for Piano: no 1, Lent et douloureux by Erik Satie
Conductor:  Philippe Entremont
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1888; France 
Length: 2 Minutes 49 Secs. 
Notes: Orchestrated: Debussy 
8.
Gymnopédies (3) for Piano: no 3, Lent et grave by Erik Satie
Conductor:  Philippe Entremont
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1888; France 
Length: 3 Minutes 29 Secs. 
Notes: Orchestrated: Debussy 
9.
Arabesques (2) for Piano: no 1 in E major, Andante con moto by Claude Debussy
Conductor:  William Smith
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philadelphia Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1888-1891; France 
Length: 5 Minutes 37 Secs. 
10.
Petite suite for Piano 4 hands: no 1, En bateau by Claude Debussy
Conductor:  Eugene Ormandy
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philadelphia Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1886-1889; France 
Length: 4 Minutes 12 Secs. 
Notes: Orchestrated: Caillet 
11.
Le tombeau de Couperin: no 5, Menuet by Maurice Ravel
Performer:  John De Lancie (Oboe)
Conductor:  Eugene Ormandy
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philadelphia Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1914-1917; France 
Length: 5 Minutes 1 Secs. 
Notes: Orchestrated: Ravel (1919) 
12.
Pelléas et Mélisande, Op. 80: Sicilienne by Gabriel Fauré
Conductor:  Charles Munch
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philadelphia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1898; France 
Length: 2 Minutes 35 Secs. 
13.
Gli uccelli "The Birds": no 2, La Colomba by Ottorino Respighi
Conductor:  Eugene Ormandy
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philadelphia Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1927; Rome, Italy 
Length: 4 Minutes 22 Secs. 
14.
Sylvia: Intermezzo by Léo Delibes
Conductor:  Eugene Ormandy
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philadelphia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1876; France 
Length: 2 Minutes 4 Secs. 
15.
Gaîté Parisienne: Barcarolle from "Les contes d'Hoffmann" by Jacques Offenbach
Conductor:  Eugene Ormandy
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philadelphia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: France 
Length: 3 Minutes 23 Secs. 
Notes: 'Gaîté Parisienne' is a pastiche of various works by Jacques Offenbach, selected and arranged as a ballet score by Manuel Rosenthal. 
16.
Faust: Ballet Music by Charles Gounod
Conductor:  Eugene Ormandy
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philadelphia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1859; France 
Length: 2 Minutes 24 Secs. 
17.
La damnation de Faust, Op. 24: Ballet of the Sylphs by Hector Berlioz
Conductor:  Charles Munch
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philadelphia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1845-1846; France 
Length: 2 Minutes 28 Secs. 

Sound Samples

Arabesque No. 1 (Instrumental)
The Girl with the Flaxen Hair (Instrumental)
V. Menuet from Le Tombeau de Couperin (Instrumental)
II. Fileuse from Pelléas et Mélisande (Instrumental)
Pavane pour une infante défunte (Instrumental)
II. La Colomba from The Birds (Instrumental)
II. Intermezzo: Valse Lente from Sylvia Suite (Instrumental)
Bacarolle from Gaite Parisienne (Instrumental)
V. Moderato con moto from Faust Ballet Music (Instrumental)
Ballet of the Sylphs from Damnation of Faust (Instrumental)
III - Sicilienne from Pelléas et Mélisande (Instrumental)
En Bateau from Petite Suite (Instrumental)
Clair de Lune from Suite Bergamasque
Pavane, Op. 50 (Voice)
Gymnopédie No. 1
Gymnopédie No. 3
Reverie (Instrumental)

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