Dukas - Works for Piano

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Dukas - Works for Piano

Herve Billaut (piano)

£9.95

150 years since Paul Dukas's birth, and 80 since his death, his music has only relatively recently begun to emerge from the shadows of his most popular work, the perennially popular Sorcerer's Apprentice. Recordings of his only completed opera, Ariane et Barbe-bleue, and orchestral music including the Symphony in C and the ballet score La Péri, have steadily increased appreciation of this fiercely self-critical composer. Dukas's surviving output may be small, but his late-Romantic music – which stands on the cusp of Impressionism and early modernism – is fastidiou... read more

150 years since Paul Dukas's birth, and 80 since his death, his music has only relatively recently begun to emerge from the shadows of his most popular work, the perennia... read more

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