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DEBUSSY, C.: Orchestral Works, Vol. 8 (Markl) - Preludes, Books 1 and 2 (arr. P. Breiner for orchestra)


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DEBUSSY, C.: Orchestral Works, Vol. 8 (Markl) - Preludes, Books 1 and 2 (arr. P. Breiner for orchestra)

Debussy completed his two books of Préludes in 1910 and 1913 respectively, and they contain some of his most visionary and poetic writing for piano. There are evocations of calm seascapes, delicate wind tracery, and snow-covered landscapes. Some moments are steeped in antiquity, such as La cathédrale engloutie, others in expressive portraiture, as in La fille aux cheveux de lin. There is even a cake-walk. The Préludes are performed here in the subtle and colouristic orchestrations of much-admired Slovak-born composer Peter Breiner.

Debussy, Claude
Breiner, Peter, arranger(s)

  Preludes, Book 1 (arr. P. Breiner for orchestra)
1.   No. 1. Danseuses de Delphes 00:02:29
2.   No. 2. Voiles 00:03:46
3.   No. 3. Le vent dans la plaine 00:01:54
4.   No. 4. Les sons et les parfums tournent dans l'air du soir 00:03:15
5.   No. 5. Les collines d'Anacapri 00:03:23
6.   No. 6. Des pas sur la neige 00:03:20
7.   No. 7. Ce qu'a vu le vent d'ouest 00:02:58
8.   No. 8. La fille aux cheveux de lin 00:02:38
9.   No. 9. La serenade interrompue 00:02:35
10.   No. 10. La cathedrale engloutie 00:05:03
11.   No. 11. La danse de Puck 00:02:50
12.   No. 12. Minstrels 00:02:25
  Preludes, Book 2 (arr. P. Breiner for orchestra)
13.   No. 1. Brouillards 00:02:51
14.   No. 2. Feuilles mortes 00:02:49
15.   No. 3. La puerta del vino 00:03:00
16.   No. 4. Les fees sont d'exquises danseuses 00:03:56
17.   No. 5. Bruyeres 00:03:19
18.   No. 6. General Lavine - eccentric 00:03:09
19.   No. 7. La terrasse des audiences du clair de lune 00:04:15
20.   No. 8. Ondine 00:03:09
21.   No. 9. Hommage a S. Pickwick Esq. P.P.M.P.C 00:02:29
22.   No. 10. Canope 00:02:40
23.   No. 11. Les tierces alternees 00:02:49
24.   No. 12. Feux d'artifice 00:04:40

Total Playing Time: 01:15:42

Debussy, Claude

Breiner, Peter

Märkl, Jun

Royal Scottish National Orchestra

Label: Naxos

Genre: Orchestral

Period: 20th Century

Catalogue No: 8.572584

Barcode: 747313258475

Physical Release: 09/2012

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