Meyerbeer: Ballet Music from the Operas Barcelona Symphony

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Album Info

Album Veröffentlichung:
2014

HRA-Veröffentlichung:
30.04.2015

Label: Naxos

Genre: Classical

Subgenre: Ballet

Das Album enthält Albumcover Booklet (PDF)

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  • 1Les Huguenots, Act III: Danse bohemienne (Gypsy Dance)04:46
  • 2Act II: Pas de cinq09:28
  • 3Act III: Ballet des Nonnes: Les Feux Follets et Procession des nonnes03:53
  • 4Act III: Ballet des Nonnes: Bacchanale05:00
  • 5Act III: Ballet des Nonnes: Premier Air de Ballet: Seduction par l'ivresse02:19
  • 6Act III: Ballet des Nonnes: Deuxieme Air de Ballet: Seduction par le jeu03:20
  • 7Act III: Ballet des Nonnes: Troisieme Air de Ballet: Seduction par l'amour02:34
  • 8Act III: Ballet des Nonnes: Finale01:36
  • 9Act II: Waltz03:32
  • 10Act II: Chanson de cavalerie01:18
  • 11Act I: Prayer02:23
  • 12Entr'acte to Act III02:02
  • 13Act III: Ballet des Patineurs: Waltz01:41
  • 14Act III: Ballet des Patineurs: Redowa07:08
  • 15Act III: Ballet des Patineurs: Quadrilles des patineurs04:48
  • 16Act III: Ballet des Patineurs: Galop05:01
  • 17L' Africaine, Act IV: Marche indienne (Indian March)08:51
  • Total Runtime01:09:40

Info zu Meyerbeer: Ballet Music from the Operas

Giacomo Meyerbeer was one of the most significant opera composers of all time. The four grand operas represented here brought him his greatest fame, with Les Huguenots being one of the most performed of all operas. Meyerbeer’s contributions to the French tradition of opéra-ballet acquired legendary status, including the ghostly Ballet of the Nuns from Robert le Diable; the exotic orchestral colour of the Marche indienne in L’Africaine; and the virtuoso Ballet of the Skaters from Le Prophète in which the dancers famously glided over the stage using roller skates.

“This is a most entertaining collection with just a few dull moments – Meyerbeer’s fault, not Nesterowicz’s – and, as expected, the orchestra really enters into the spirit of this music...One or two dull patches can’t take the shine off this engaging disc; great fun.” (MusicWeb International)

“70 minutes of unremitting ballet music may not be the most intellectually challenging fare. Yet, listening to this music...well played by the Barcelona SO, you have to admire its supreme orchestral virtuosity. However ephemeral, the effects, culminating in L’Africaine’s Indian March, are brilliant.” (Sunday Times, UK)

Barcelona Symphony Orchestra
Michał Nesterowicz, conductor

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