A classic recording of a classic pairing of French song cycles. Composed some 60 years apart, Berlioz's Les Nuits d'été and Ravel's Shéhérazade both visit romantic, mysterious and exotic locations, evoking a wealth of moods and sensations. Janet Baker, an irresistible storyteller, is accompanied on her journey by Sir John Barbirolli, conducting the New Philharmonia Orchestra with sensitivity and imagination.
A classic recording of a classic pairing of French song cycles. Composed some 60 years apart, Berlioz's Les Nuits d'été and Ravel's Shéhérazade both visit romantic, mysterious and exotic locations, evoking a wealth of moods and sensations. Janet Baker, an irresistible storyteller, is accompanied on her journey by Sir John Barbirolli, conducting the New Philharmonia Orchestra with sensitivity and imagination.
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Format: CD
Label: WCL
Rel. Date: 07/31/2020
UPC: 190295534561

Berlioz: Les Nuits d'ete - Ravel: Sheherazade
Artist: Janet Baker / Barbirolli,John
Format: CD
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DISC: 1

1. Shéhérazade, M. 41: I. Asie (Très lent - Allegro - Lent)
2. Shéhérazade, M. 41: II. La Flûte enchantée "L'ombre est douce" (Très lent - Allegro - Lent)
3. Shéhérazade, M. 41: III. L'Indifférent "Tes yeux sont doux" (Lent)
4. Les Nuits d'été, Op. 7, H. 81b: I. Villanelle, H. 82b
5. Les Nuits d'été, Op. 7, H. 81b: II. Le spectre de la rose, H. 83b
6. Les Nuits d'été, Op. 7, H. 81b: III. Sur les lagunes, H. 84b
7. Les Nuits d'été, Op. 7, H. 81b: IV. Absence, H. 85b
8. Les Nuits d'été, Op. 7, H. 81b: V. Au cimetière, H. 86b
9. Les Nuits d'été, Op. 7, H. 81b: VI. L'île inconnue, H. 87b

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A classic recording of a classic pairing of French song cycles. Composed some 60 years apart, Berlioz's Les Nuits d'été and Ravel's Shéhérazade both visit romantic, mysterious and exotic locations, evoking a wealth of moods and sensations. Janet Baker, an irresistible storyteller, is accompanied on her journey by Sir John Barbirolli, conducting the New Philharmonia Orchestra with sensitivity and imagination.