Debussy - La Mer, Prelude a l’apres-midi d’un faune; Ravel -...

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Debussy - La Mer, Prelude a l’apres-midi d’un faune; Ravel -...

Francois-Xavier Roth, London Symphony Orchestra

£8.06

This new release from the LSO Live label contains works by Debussy and Ravel which are already very well-represented in the catalogue, stretching back to the early days of the LP and even beyond. But, with one of today’s finest exponents of the French orchestral repertoire at the helm, it turns out that there's plenty still to discover in these three great masterpieces.The disc opens with what is possibly the quietest beginning to Rapsodie espagnole you’re likely to hear. The leitmotivic falling figure first heard on violins and violas doesn’t ... read more

This new release from the LSO Live label contains works by Debussy and Ravel which are already very well-represented in the catalogue, stretching back to the early days of the LP and even beyond. But, with one of today’s finest exponents of the Frenc... read more

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