Musssorgsky, Ravel, Debussy (CD)

Eloquence
$9.99
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SKU:
4762452
Artist:
Riccardo Chailly, Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra

One of Riccardo Chailly’s first recordings with the Concertgebouw, reissued at super-budget price and marking the conductor’s glorious tenure with this magnificent orchestra, this disc provides a fascinating picture of Ravel the Orchestrator.

For those after thrilling recordings of ‘Bolero’ and ‘Pictures at an Exhibition’ this is a self-recommending recording but the rare gems by Debussy will also provide much delight.

Recording producer: Christopher Raeburn
Recording engineer: John Dunkerley
Recording locations: Concertgebouw, Amsterdam, August 1986

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Tracklisting:

MAURICE RAVEL
Boléro

CLAUDE DEBUSSY
Sarabande (orch. Ravel)
Danse (orch. Ravel)

MODEST MUSSORGSKY
Pictures at an Exhibition (orch. Ravel)

Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra
Riccardo Chailly

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Reviews:

‘this is one of Decca’s ripely brilliant Concertgebouw recordings, very full and powerful’
- Gramophone

‘Sparkling performances, first-rate sound’
- Fanfare

‘Orchestral playing to die for … a real pleasure to listen to’
- MusicWeb

‘Very fine performances … magnificent playing, sonorously recorded … this is first-class, by any standard’
- ClassicsToday.com

‘this is one of Decca’s ripely brilliant Concertgebouw recordings, very full and powerful’
- Gramophone

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