Chausson - Poeme de l’amour et de la mer, Symphony in B flat

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Chausson - Poeme de l’amour et de la mer, Symphony in B flat

Alexandre Bloch, Veronique Gens (soprano), Orchestre national de Lille

£10.95

At least outside of his native France, Ernest Chausson – best known for his ubiquitous Poème for violin and orchestra – is one of the more underrated figures of that generation of Gallic composers who fell under the spell of Wagner in the last two decades of the 19th century. So it’s a real pleasure to welcome a new disc from Alpha which couples two of his greatest masterpieces, the orchestral song cycle Poème de l’amour et de la mer (1893) and the Symphony in B flat major (1891), especially as they are in fine performances by native French for... read more

At least outside of his native France, Ernest Chausson – best known for his ubiquitous Poème for violin and orchestra – is one of the more underrated figures of that generation of Gallic composers who... read more

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