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GEN 13291
EAN: 4260036252910
18.90 €

Paul Dukas (1865–1935)  
Fanfare to the ballet "La Péri"
Georges Bizet (1838–1875)  
Suite from the Opera "Carmen"
Jean Françaix (1912–1997)  
Le Gay Paris
Georges Bizet  
L´Arlésienne. Premiere Suite
Maurice Ravel (1875–1937)  
Maurice Ravel (1875–1937)  

Classiques français

Works by Paul Dukas, Georges Bizet, Jean Françaix and Maurice Ravel

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Are you one of those people who occasionally get angry over failed opera and ballet productions? Traviata didn't have any clear position once again, in Swan Lake the dancers were dressed in burlap bags from the local discount shop ... Now there's a remedy: with the Saxon Wind Philharmonic, the feather-light woodwinds dance over the stage in Bizet's Carmen and, instead of washed-up toreros, there are sharp, cutting brass. The third GENUIN CD of the elite wind orchestra, Classiques français, will not only delight opera friends: French music for the stage rings out so impressively and so colourfully from the loudspeakers that one doesn't miss singers or dancers in the least. ... Vive la France, vivat Saxonia!

American Record Guide
"... sounds first-rate in everything it plays ... excellent."
Review by Barry Kilpatrick, American Record Guide, 3/19/2014