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Podcast: Ravel’s Daphnis et Chloé. Pastoral perfection.

January 20, 2017

Shabbily treated at its première by Sergei Diaghilev, who commissioned the work for his dance company Ballets Russes, Daphnis et Chloé went on to be hailed by ensuing generations as Ravel’s masterpiece; by Ravel himself as “a vast musical fresco”; and by general opinion as the epitome of impressionism in music. Raymond Bisha delves into this peaceful musical story of pastoral simplicity, beautifully interpreted in Ravel’s passionate music, lush harmonies and subtle orchestration.

RAVEL Daphnis et Chloé
Spirito, Orchestra National de Lyon, Slatkin
8.573545

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