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Claire De Lune - Debussy Favorites

Claire De Lune: Debussy Favorites / Various
Release Date: 05/01/2012 
Label:  Decca   Catalog #: 001675502   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Claude Debussy
Performer:  James Earl BarnesTimothy HutchinsVera BadingsZoltán Kocsis,   ... 
Conductor:  Charles DutoitBernard HaitinkErnest Ansermet
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Montreal Symphony OrchestraRoyal Concertgebouw OrchestraSuisse Romande Orchestra,   ... 
Number of Discs: 2 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Debussy’s most popular and famous piano piece opens this generously-filled 2-CD program of piano and orchestral works by the great French composer; Clair de lune is also heard in an orchestral version which opens CD 2. Debussy’s most popular and famous piano piece opens this generously-filled 2-CD program of piano and orchestral works by the great French composer; Clair de lune is also heard in an orchestral version which opens CD 2. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
La plus que lente by Claude Debussy
Performer:  James Earl Barnes (Cimbalom)
Conductor:  Charles Dutoit
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Montreal Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1910; France 
Date of Recording: 05/1994 
Venue:  St Eustache, Montréal 
Length: 5 Minutes 20 Secs. 
2.
La mer by Claude Debussy
Conductor:  Charles Dutoit
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Montreal Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1903-1905; France 
Date of Recording: 1989 
Venue:  St. Eustache, Montréal, Québéc, Canada 
Length: 22 Minutes 58 Secs. 
3.
Prélude à l'après-midi d'un faune by Claude Debussy
Performer:  Timothy Hutchins (Flute)
Conductor:  Charles Dutoit
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Montreal Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1892-1894; France 
Date of Recording: 1989 
Venue:  St. Eustache, Montréal, Québéc, Canada 
Length: 10 Minutes 45 Secs. 
4.
Nocturnes (3) for Orchestra by Claude Debussy
Conductor:  Charles Dutoit
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Montreal Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1897-1899; France 
Date of Recording: 10/1988 
Venue:  St. Eustache, Montréal, Québéc, Canada 
Length: 25 Minutes 0 Secs. 
5.
Danse sacrée et danse profane by Claude Debussy
Performer:  Vera Badings (Harp)
Conductor:  Bernard Haitink
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1904; France 
Date of Recording: 12/1977 
Venue:  netherlands 
Length: 9 Minutes 8 Secs. 
6.
Préludes, Book 2: no 7, La terrasse des audiences du clair de lune by Claude Debussy
Performer:  Zoltán Kocsis (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1912-1913; France 
7.
Préludes, Book 1: no 8, La fille aux cheveux de lin by Claude Debussy
Performer:  Zoltán Kocsis (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1909-1910; France 
8.
Préludes, Book 1: no 10, La cathédrale engloutie by Claude Debussy
Performer:  Zoltán Kocsis (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1910; France 
9.
Nocturne for Piano in D flat major by Claude Debussy
Performer:  Zoltán Kocsis (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1892; France 
10.
Arabesques (2) for Piano by Claude Debussy
Performer:  Zoltán Kocsis (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1888-1891; France 
11.
Suite bergamasque: 3rd movement, Clair de Lune by Claude Debussy
Performer:  Zoltán Kocsis (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1890/1905; France 
12.
Petite suite for Piano 4 hands by Claude Debussy
Performer:  Katia Labèque (Piano), Marielle Labèque (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1886-1889; France 
13.
Children's Corner: no 6, Golliwogg's Cake-walk by Claude Debussy
Performer:  Zoltán Kocsis (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1906-1908; France 
14.
Children's Corner: no 4, The Snow is Dancing by Claude Debussy
Performer:  Zoltán Kocsis (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1906-1908; France 
15.
Children's Corner: no 3, Serenade for the Doll by Claude Debussy
Performer:  Zoltán Kocsis (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1906-1908; France 
16.
Suite bergamasque: 3rd movement, Clair de Lune by Claude Debussy
Conductor:  Ernest Ansermet
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Suisse Romande Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1890/1905; France 
17.
Quartet for Strings in G minor, Op. 10: 3rd movement, Andantino doucement expressif by Claude Debussy
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ysaÿe String Quartet

Sound Samples

Suite bergamasque, L. 75: 3. Clair de lune
Préludes - Book 1: 8. La fille aux cheveux de lin
Prélude à l'après-midi d'un faune, L. 86: Prélude à l'après-midi d'un faune
Deux Arabesques L. 66: No. 1 Andante con moto
Deux Arabesques L. 66: No. 2 Allegretto scherzande
La plus que lente (L. 121)
Petite suite - for Piano Duet: 1. En bateau
Petite suite - for Piano Duet: 2. Cortège
Danses for Harp and Orchestra: 2. Danse profane
Petite suite - for Piano Duet: 3. Menuet
Petite suite - for Piano Duet: 4. Ballet
Préludes - Book 1: 10. La cathédrale engloutie
Préludes - Book 1: 10. La cathédrale engloutie
La Mer, L.109: 1. From Dawn Till Noon On The Sea (De l'aube à midi sur la mer)
Nocturnes - orchestral version: 1. Nuages
La Mer, L.109: 2. Play of the Waves (Jeux de vagues)
Nocturnes - orchestral version: 2. Fêtes
Nocturnes - orchestral version, L.91: 3. Sirènes
La Mer, L.109: 3. Dialogue Of The Wind And The Sea (Dialogue du vent et de la mer)
Suite bergamasque: Clair de lune
Préludes - Book 2: 7. La terrasse des audiences du clair de lune
Children's Corner: 3. Serenade for the Doll
Children's Corner: 4. The Snow is dancing
Children's Corner: 6. Golliwogg's Cakewalk
Nocturne (L. 82)
String Quartet in G minor, Op.10: 3. Andantino doucement expressif
La plus que lente (L. 121)
Danses for Harp and Orchestra: 1. Danse sacrée

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