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Debussy: La Mer, Nocturnes, Iberia / Maazel, Cleveland Orchestra


Release Date: 06/09/2010 
Label:  Decca   Catalog #: 425050  
Composer:  Claude Debussy
Conductor:  Lorin Maazel
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cleveland OrchestraCleveland Orchestra Chorus
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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Works on This Recording

1. La mer by Claude Debussy
Conductor:  Lorin Maazel
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cleveland Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1903-1905; France 
2. Nocturnes (3) for Orchestra by Claude Debussy
Conductor:  Lorin Maazel
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cleveland Orchestra,  Cleveland Orchestra Chorus
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1897-1899; France 
3. Images for Orchestra: no 2, Ibéria by Claude Debussy
Conductor:  Lorin Maazel
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cleveland Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1905-1908; France 

Customer Reviews

Average Customer Review:  1 Customer Review )
 Excellent performance and remastering July 19, 2014 By William Moore (San Jose, CA) See All My Reviews "I bought this on Cassette tape in the early 1980's and after I wore it out, I found another and another. In the 1990's I finally killed my last cassette and attempted to find a similar or equal. Even Maazel's digital performance (Vienna Philharmonic) lay limp and unsatisfying in the dust bin of banal performances. In 2010 I found this recording on vinyl and started the painful process of digitizing it myself and removing every bump and skip bit by bit. It was so tedious that I gave up both the project and hope until one day I stumble upon ArkivMusic and what do you know? One of the finest recordings I thought lost or only a ghost of itself is still with us today! All three pieces are so precise and stunning, as full of energy and vibrant; I imagine Debussy intended them to be thus. ArkivMusic is a treasure trove!" Report Abuse
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