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Hauntingly Beautiful

Orchestral music
by Louis Babin -
recommended by
GEOFF PEARCE

'... the string sound of the Moravian Philharmonic is warm and sumptuous.'

Louis Babin: 'Saint-Exupéry, de cœur, de sable et d'étoiles'. © 2015 Louis Babin

Here we have a first rate orchestra, a conductor who certainly shows leadership and direction, and, in Louis Babin, a composer who I think will become a lot better known, judging by the standard of the works produced here. Petr Vronský is chief conductor of the Moravian Philharmonic, playing here, and was previously with the Brno Philharmonic.

Saint-Exupéry, de cœur, de sable et d'étoiles, in three short movements, inspired by the life and work of Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, author of Le Petit Prince and also a pilot, is music to be listened to and enjoyed.

The first movement, 'Vol de Vie' ('Life Fight'), is positive and uplifting...

Copyright © 20 January 2016 Geoff Pearce,
Sydney, Australia

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LOUIS BABIN: SAINT-EXUPERY: DE COEUR, DE SABLE ET D'ETOILES

CANADA

ORCHESTRAL MUSIC

MORAVIAN PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA

FRANCE

CZECH REPUBLIC

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