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


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

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.

Sound format: PCM Stereo / DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1

Note: This Blu-ray Audio Disc is only playable on Blu-ray Disc players and not compatible with standard CD or DVD players.


Ravel, Maurice

  Valses nobles et sentimentales (version for orchestra)
1.   I. Modere 00:01:18
2.   II. Assez lent 00:02:17
3.   III. Modere 00:01:24
4.   IV. Assez anime 00:01:19
5.   V. Presque lent 00:01:07
6.   VI. Assez vif 00:00:53
7.   VII. Moins vif 00:03:00
8.   Epilogue 00:04:08

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 00:04:54
11.   III. Scarbo 00:11:00

Ravel, Maurice

  Le tombeau de Couperin (version for orchestra)
12.   No. 1. Prelude 00:03:10
13.   No. 2. Forlane 00:05:23
14.   No. 3. Menuet 00:04:25
15.   No. 4. Rigaudon 00:03:13
  La valse (version for orchestra)
16.   La valse (version for orchestra) 00:12:43






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: NBD0034

Barcode: 730099003469

Distribution Note(s):

Listening samples in stereo only.


Physical Release: 11/2013

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