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Recordings & Concerts with Orchestre National de France
Orchestre National de France, Leonard Bernstein
Les Vents Français (Emmanuel Pahud (flute), Paul Meyer (clarinet), Francois Leleux (oboe), Gilbert Audin (bassoon), Radovan Vlatkovic (horn)
individually, they play with attractive timbre and immaculate intonation and articulation. Collectively, they blend their colours with great finesse, within dynamics ranging from cushioned pianissimo... — More…
L’Éventail de Jeanne, ballet in one act by ten French composers; Les Mariés de la Tour Eiffel, ballet in one act by members of the group Les Six
Philharmonia Orchestra, Geoffrey Simon
The zany exuberance of Les mariés, concocted by five of Les Six in the 1920s, is infectiously captured in this colourful reissue, as is L'éventail, a contemporaneous ten-composer collaboration. — More…
Ulster Orchestra, Yan Pascal Tortelier
Here is 1920s French music directed by a conductor who's completely in the spirit of it, and plenty of spirit there is, too. Except for Ibert's Divertissement, this is ballet music. Poulenc's... — More…
Martha Argerich (piano), with Alexander Gurning (piano), with Paul Gulda & Rico Gulda (piano), with Akane Sakai (piano), with Alexander Mogilevsky (piano), with Gabriela Montero (piano), Susan Roberts, Helene Schneidermann, Daniel Norman, Carsten Wittmoser, Yulia Zaichkina, Alexander Mogilevsky...
I would not deter anyone from duplicating because...there are many moments and passages of pure delight, often deriving from the frisson of a live performance (listen to the Poulenc!) One marvels... — More…
Branford Marsalis (saxophone)
English Chamber Orchestra & Orpheus Chamber Orchestra, Andrew Litton
This compilation album is an uncomplicated showcase for the silky talents of Branford Marsalis, whose seamless soprano sax pours balm over some favourite melodies. Milhaud's 'La Creation du... — More…