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French Opera Highlights / Paray, Detroit SO


Release Date: 02/08/1991 
Label:  Mercury Living Presence   Catalog #: 432014   Spars Code: ADD 
Composer:  Charles GounodCamille Saint-SaënsGeorges BizetHector Berlioz,   ... 
Conductor:  Paul Paray
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Detroit Symphony Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 8 Mins. 

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This CD is reissued by ArkivMusic.

Works on This Recording

1. Faust: Ballet Music by Charles Gounod
Conductor:  Paul Paray
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Detroit Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1859; France 
Date of Recording: 03/1962 
Length: 20 Minutes 9 Secs. 
2. Samson et Dalila, Op. 47: Bacchanale by Camille Saint-Saëns
Conductor:  Paul Paray
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Detroit Symphony Orchestra
Written: 1877 
Date of Recording: 03/1961 
Length: 7 Minutes 38 Secs. 
3. Carmen: Suite no 2 - Danse bohème by Georges Bizet
Conductor:  Paul Paray
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Detroit Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1875; France 
Date of Recording: 03/1962 
Length: 4 Minutes 36 Secs. 
4. Les troyens: Royal hunt and storm by Hector Berlioz
Conductor:  Paul Paray
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Detroit Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1856-1858; France 
Date of Recording: 03/1962 
Length: 8 Minutes 50 Secs. 
5. Phèdre: Overture by Jules Massenet
Conductor:  Paul Paray
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Detroit Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1873; France 
Date of Recording: 03/1962 
Length: 9 Minutes 8 Secs. 
6. Mignon: Me voici dans son boudoir "Gavotte" by Ambroise Thomas
Conductor:  Paul Paray
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Detroit Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1866; France 
Date of Recording: 03/1962 
Length: 2 Minutes 1 Secs. 
7. Zampa: Overture by Louis Ferdinand Herold
Conductor:  Paul Paray
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Detroit Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1831; Paris, France 
Date of Recording: 11/1960 
Length: 7 Minutes 29 Secs. 
8. Les diamants de la couronne: Overture by Daniel-François Auber
Conductor:  Paul Paray
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Detroit Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1841; France 
Date of Recording: 11/1960 
Length: 7 Minutes 14 Secs. 

Featured Sound Samples

Zampa (Hérold): Overture
Faust: Ballet Music (Gounod): Act II Waltz

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