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RAVEL, M.: Orchestral Works, Vol. 2 - Valses nobles et sentimentales / Gaspard de la nuit (Lyon National Orchestra, Slatkin)

    




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RAVEL, M.: Orchestral Works, Vol. 2 - Valses nobles et sentimentales / Gaspard de la nuit (Lyon National Orchestra, Slatkin)

Maurice Ravel’s Valses nobles et sentimentales present a vivid mixture of atmospheric impressionism, intense expression and modernist wit, his fascination with the waltz further explored in La valse, a mysterious evocation of a vanished imperial epoch. Heard here in an orchestration by Marius Constant, Gaspard de la nuit is Ravel’s response to the other-worldly poems of Aloysius Bertrand, and the dance suite Le tombeau de Couperin is a tribute to friends who fell in the war of 1914–18 as well as a great 18th-century musical forbear. ‘It is a delightful and assorted collection…presented in splendid performances by the Orchestre National de Lyon led by their music director, the venerable American conductor Leonard Slatkin.’ (Classical.net / Volume 1, 8.572887)


Ravel, Maurice

  Valses nobles et sentimentales (version for orchestra)
1.   I. Modere 00:01:21
2.   II. Assez lent 00:02:18
3.   III. Modere 00:01:22
4.   IV. Assez anime 00:01:19
5.   V. Presque lent 00:01:08
6.   VI. Assez vif 00:00:53
7.   VII. Moins vif 00:02:59
8.   Epilogue 00:04:05

Ravel, Maurice
Constant, Marius, arranger(s)

  Gaspard de la nuit (arr. M. Constant for orchestra)
9.   I. Ondine 00:06:19
10.   II. Le gibet 00:04:57
11.   III. Scarbo 00:10:59

Ravel, Maurice

  Le tombeau de Couperin (version for orchestra)
12.   No. 1. Prelude 00:03:13
13.   No. 2. Forlane 00:05:22
14.   No. 3. Menuet 00:04:27
15.   No. 4. Rigaudon 00:03:10
  La valse (version for orchestra)
16.   La valse (version for orchestra) 00:12:47

Total Playing Time: 01:06:39






Composer(s):
Ravel, Maurice

Arranger(s):
Constant, Marius

Conductor(s):
Slatkin, Leonard

Orchestra(s):
Lyon National Orchestra

Label: Naxos

Genre: Orchestral

Period: 20th Century

Catalogue No: 8.572888

Barcode: 747313288878

Physical Release: 11/2013

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