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Paul Dukas: Cantates, choeurs et musique symphonique

Flemish Radio Choir & Brussels Philharmonic, Hervé Niquet

Hervé Niquet and his forces are superb guides through this repertory, little of which has previously appeared on disc…orchestral textures are admirably lucid, the choral singing beautifully focused... More…
  • Gramophone Magazine
    February 2016
    Editor's Choice

2 CDs + Book

$28.75

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Contents

Dukas: Les Sirènes

4:09
  • Flemish Radio Choir, Brussels Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Herve Niquet
  • Marie Kalinine (mezzo-soprano)
  • Recorded: May-August 2014; June 2015
  • Recording Venue: Place Flagey, Brussels, Ixelles, Belgium

Dukas: La Fête des myrtes

4:33
  • Flemish Radio Choir, Brussels Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Herve Niquet
  • Marie Kalinine (mezzo-soprano), Cyrille Dubois (tenor)
  • Recorded: May-August 2014; June 2015
  • Recording Venue: Place Flagey, Brussels, Ixelles, Belgium

Dukas: Sémélé

30:54
  • Brussels Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Herve Niquet
  • Kate Aldrich (mezzo-soprano), Catherine Hunold (soprano), Tassis Christoyannis (baritone)
  • Recorded: May-August 2014; June 2015
  • Recording Venue: Place Flagey, Brussels, Ixelles, Belgium

Prelude et recit: Eclairs qui brillez (Junon)

4:17

Air: O Vengeance a l'oeil de feu (Junon)

2:29

Arioso: Voici l'heure bientot (Semele)

4:32
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Scene: Ce n'est pas Jupiter (Semele, Junon)

2:38

Arioso et scene: Des hauteurs du ciel etoile (Semele, Jupiter)

4:34

Scene: Ah! (Semele, Jupiter)

3:42

Scene et trio: Et celle qui du noir abime (Semele, Junon, Jupiter)

3:41

Scene et tempete: A ma voix, du sein des nuages (Semele, Junon, Jupiter)

5:01
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Dukas: Pensée des morts

3:37
  • Flemish Radio Choir, Brussels Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Herve Niquet
  • Cyrille Dubois (tenor)
  • Recorded: May-August 2014; June 2015
  • Recording Venue: Place Flagey, Brussels, Ixelles, Belgium

Dukas: Hymne au soleil

3:48
  • Flemish Radio Choir, Brussels Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Herve Niquet
  • Cyrille Dubois (tenor)
  • Recorded: May-August 2014; June 2015
  • Recording Venue: Place Flagey, Brussels, Ixelles, Belgium

Dukas: L’Ondine et le Pêcheur

6:01
  • Brussels Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Herve Niquet
  • Chantal Santon-Jeffery (soprano)
  • Recorded: May-August 2014; June 2015
  • Recording Venue: Place Flagey, Brussels, Ixelles, Belgium

Dukas: Velléda

30:01
  • Brussels Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Herve Niquet
  • Frédéric Antoun (tenor), Marianne Fiset (soprano), Andrew Foster-Williams (bass-baritone)
  • Recorded: May-August 2014; June 2015
  • Recording Venue: Place Flagey, Brussels, Ixelles, Belgium

Prelude

4:24

Scene et air: A l'heure ou les grands bois (Eudore)

4:01

Orage et scene: Mais qu'entends-je (Velleda, Eudore)

5:20
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Duo: Ah! prends pitie, je t'en conjure (Velleda, Eudore)

2:08

Scene: Du sommet de ce rocher sauvage (Velleda, Eudore)

4:22

Scene: Velleda! Dieux puissants! (Velleda, Eudore, Segenax)

1:35

Trio: Anatheme sur toi (Velleda, Eudore, Segenax)

8:11
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Dukas: Polyeucte

12:31
  • Brussels Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Herve Niquet
  • Recorded: May-August 2014; June 2015
  • Recording Venue: Place Flagey, Brussels, Ixelles, Belgium

Dukas: Villanelle (version for horn and orchestra)

6:21
  • Brussels Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Herve Niquet
  • Hans van der Zanden (horn)
  • Recorded: May-August 2014; June 2015
  • Recording Venue: Place Flagey, Brussels, Ixelles, Belgium