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Romantic Melodies

Gaubert and Debussy
for flute -
heard by
RON BIERMAN

'... a fine, well-played collection ...'

Philippe Gaubert: On a Clear Morning; Debussy: Syrinx. © 2011 MSR Classics

Philippe Gaubert was one of the early twentieth century's most skilled flutists. Later, in his forties, he became even better known as the principal conductor of the orchestras of both the Paris Opera and the Paris Conservatory, premiering some of the era's most lasting works including Der Rosenkavalier and Turandot. Today he is best known as a composer of chamber works for flute.

All of the pieces on this disc have been recorded before, but this is a fine, well-played collection, competitive, though with a caveat: the musicians perform on period instruments...

Copyright © 12 February 2012 Ron Bierman,
San Diego, USA

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PHILIPPE GAUBERT: ON A CLEAR MORNING; DEBUSSY: SYRINX

CLAUDE DEBUSSY

MSR CLASSICS

FLUTE MUSIC

FRANCE

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

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