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SCHMITT, F.: Antoine et Cléopâtre Suites Nos. 1 and 2 / Le Palais Hanté (Buffalo Philharmonic, Falletta)

    
      

 




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SCHMITT, F.: Antoine et Cléopâtre Suites Nos. 1 and 2 / Le Palais Hanté (Buffalo Philharmonic, Falletta)

A student of Massenet and Fauré, winner of the Prix de Rome in 1900 and friend to Ravel and Satie, Florent Schmitt had a style that blended influences and inspiration from wherever the spirit took him. His incidental music for Antony and Cleopatra originally formed ballet scenes between the acts, evoking and enhancing Shakespeare’s saga of rivalry between the Roman Empire and Egypt, and the tragic consequences of star-crossed love. Schmitt’s The Haunted Palace follows the nuances of Mallarmé’s translation from Edgar Allan Poe in lush orchestration and a sound-scape of enigmatic symbolist imagery.


Schmitt, Florent

  Antoine et Cleopatre Suite No. 1, Op. 69a
1.   Play with flash player I. Antoine et Cleopatre 00:11:31
2.   Play with flash player II. Le Camp de Pompee 00:03:53
3.   Play with flash player III. La Bataille d'Actium 00:07:05
  Antoine et Cleopatre Suite No. 2, Op. 69b
4.   Play with flash player I. Nuit au palais de la Reine 00:06:54
5.   Play with flash player II. Orgie et danses 00:09:45
6.   Play with flash player III. Le tombeau de Cleopatre 00:07:02
  Le Palais Hante, Op. 49
7.   Play with flash player Le Palais Hante, Op. 49 00:13:33

Total Playing Time: 00:59:43






Composer(s):
Schmitt, Florent

Conductor(s):
Falletta, JoAnn

Orchestra(s):
Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra

Label: Naxos

Genre: Orchestral

Period: 20th Century

Catalogue No: 8.573521

Barcode: 747313352173

Release Date: 11/2015

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