The French Experience

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Product Details

  • Release Date: 11/15/2011
  • Label: Warner Classics
  • UPC: 825646718597
  • Catalog Number: 4671859
  • Sales rank: 270,202

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Prélude pour le Te Deum à 8, for strings, H. 145a - Marc-Antoine Charpentier & Louis Devos (1:42)
  2. 2 Élégie for cello & piano or orchestra in C minor, Op. 24 - Gabriel Fauré & Henri Demarquette (7:28)
  3. 3 Pacific 231, symphonic movement for orchestra (Mouvement symphonique No. 1), H. 53 - Arthur Honegger & Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra (6:20)
  4. 4 Gaîté Parisienne, ballet (music by Offenbach arranged by Manuel Rosenthal): 16. Cancan - Jacques Offenbach & Radio France Orchestre Philharmonique (2:17)
  5. 5–8 Quatre poèmes de Guillaume Apollinaire, for voice & piano, FP 58 - Francis Poulenc & Susan Graham (4:40)
  6. 6 Miroirs, for piano (or orchestra): 5. La vallée des cloches - Maurice Ravel & Monique Haas (6:00)
  7. 7 Orphée et Eurydice (French version), opera in 3 acts, Wq. 41: Act 2. Quel nouveau ciel pare ces lieux? - Christoph Willibald Gluck & Jennifer Larmore (5:25)
  8. 8 The Sorcerer's Apprentice (L'apprenti sorcier), symphonic scherzo for orchestra - Paul Dukas & Armin Jordan (11:43)
  9. 9 La Damnation de Faust, for mezzo-soprano, tenor, baritone, bass, chorus and orchestra, ("légende dramatique") H. 111 (Op. 24): 4e Partie. D'amour l'ardente flamme - Hector Berlioz & Susan Graham (8:12)
  10. 13–26 Carnival of the Animals, zoological fantasy for 2 pianos & ensemble - Camille Saint-Saëns & Genevieve Amar (20:19)
Disc 2
  1. 1 Iphigénie en Aulide, opera in 3 acts, Wq. 40: Act 1. Ouverture - Christoph Willibald Gluck & John Eliot Gardiner (6:31)
  2. 2 Werther, lyric drama in 4 acts: Act 3. Pourquoi me réveiller, ô souffle du printem - Jules Massenet & Jerry Hadley (5:07)
  3. 3–22 Sports et divertissements (Sports and diversions), pieces (21) for piano - Michel Legrand & Erik Satie (10:11)
  4. 4 Gaîté Parisienne, ballet (music by Offenbach arranged by Manuel Rosenthal): 23. Barcarolle - Jacques Offenbach & Radio France Orchestre Philharmonique (3:29)
  5. 5 Clair de lune, for piano (Suite Bergamasque No. 3), L. 75/3 - Claude Debussy & Monique Haas (5:28)
  6. 6 Le tombeau de Couperin, for orchestra: 1. Prélude - Maurice Ravel & Radio France Orchestre Philharmonique (3:22)
  7. 7 Les Baricades mistérieuses, for harpsichord (Pièces de clavecin, II, 6e ordre) - François Couperin & Olivier Baumont (2:43)
  8. 8 Dérive I, for flute, clarinet, piano, vibes, violin & cello - Pierre Boulez & Pierre Boulez (6:13)
  9. 9 Louise, opera: Depuis - Gustave Charpentier & English Chamber Orchestra (5:38)
  10. 10 Feux d'artifices, prelude for piano, L. 123/12 - Claude Debussy & Monique Haas (4:17)
  11. 11 Salve Regina, motet for 4 parts - Josquin Desprez & Chanticleer (3:00)
  12. 12 Motets (4) on Gregorian Themes, for chorus, Op.10: 1. Ubi - Maurice Duruflé & Maurice Duruflé (2:17)
  13. 13 Regards (20) sur l'Enfant-Jésus, for piano, I/27: 10. Regard de l'Espirit de joie - Olivier Messiaen & Pierre-Laurent Aimard (8:16)
  14. 14 Roméo et Juliette, opera: Act 1. Je veux vivre dans ce rêve qui m'enivre - Charles Gounod & English Chamber Orchestra (3:28)
  15. 15 La Marseillaise (National Anthem of the French Republic) - Claude-Joseph Rouget de Lisle & Hector Berlioz (1:49)
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