French music Archive
“French Music” – works of CHAUSSON: Sym. in B-flat; Poeme de L’Amour; DEBUSSY: Printemps – Praga Digitals
The colorful, Symbolist scores of Ernest Chausson receive classic accounts by Munch and Barbirolli. French Music = CHAUSSON: Symphony in B-flat Major, Op. 20; Poeme de L’Amour et de la Mer, Op .19; DEBUSSY: Printemps – Symphonic Suite – Kathleen Ferrier, contr./ Halle Orch./ Sir John Barbirolli/ Boston Sym. Orch./ Charles Munch (Chausson Symphony and […]
Anatole Fistoulari conducts French Music of POULENC, DEBUSSY, and FAURE – Fabienne Jacquinot, piano/ London Sym. Orch./ Royal Philharmonic Orch. (Aubade, Fantasie)/ Anatole Fistoulari – Opus Kura
The Russian-born conductor of brilliant ballet scores and opera turns his attention to Gallic masterpieces by Debussy and Poulenc, tastefully executed.
Sir Thomas Beecham – French Music = Works of BERLIOZ, BIZET, DEBUSSY, DELIBES, CHABRIER, FRANCK, MASSENET, LALO, SAINT-SAENS etc. – EMI (6 CDs)
Beecham’s work in French music reveals why the epithet “Le Grand Baton” so well suited his natural brio and panache in this colorful repertoire.