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Victoria de los Angeles - Fauré, Debussy, Ravel

PRD/DSD 350137

DSD
Bi-channel/Stereo
DIGITALLY REMASTERED

Playing time: 79'54"
Tracks: 17
Booklet pages: 12
© 2017 AMC Paris
Sent to a reviewer on 11 September 2017

Listen: Ravel: Asie (Sheherazade) (track 10, 0:00-1:00)

Victoria de los Angeles, soprano (tracks 4 and 8-17)
Chœurs Elisabeth Brasseur (tracks 1-7)
Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, baritone (tracks 2 and 6)
Orchestre de la Société des Concerts du Conservatoire de Paris (tracks 1-7 and 10-17)
Henriette Puig-Roget, organ (tracks 1-7)
André Cluytens, conductor (tracks 1-7)
Georges Prêtre, conductor (tracks 10-17)
Carole Smith, contralto (tracks 8 and 9)
Radcliffe Choral Society (tracks 8 and 9)
G Wallace Woodworth, choirmaster (tracks 8 and 9)
Boston Symphony Orchestra (tracks 8 and 9)
Charles Munch, conductor (tracks 8 and 9)

Gabriel Fauré (1845-1924):

Requiem, Op 48 for soprano, baritone, choir, organ and orchestra (1878-80, version 1890)
1 Introit and Kyrie
2 Offertory, with solo baritone
3 Sanctus
4 Pie Jesu, with solo soprano
5 Agnus Die [sic]
6 Libera me, with solo baritone
7 In Paradisum

Claude Debussy (1865-1918):

La Damoiselle élue, cantata for soprano, contralto narrator, female choir and orchestra (1888)
8 La Damoiselle élue
9 Je voudrais qu'il fur déjà

Maurice Ravel (1875-1937):

Sheherazade, cantata for soprano and small orchestra (1903)
10 Asie
11 La Flûte enchantée
12 L'indifférent

Cinq mélodies populaires grecques, cantata for soprano (1919)
13 Le réveil de la Mariée - Modéré, très doux
14 Là bas vers l'église - Andante [orchestration: Manuel Rosenthal]
15 Quel gallant m'est comparable - Allegro
16 Chanson de cueilleuses de lentisques - lent [orchestration: Manuel Rosenthal]
17 Tout gai! - Allegro

Recorded in Eglise Saiot-Roch, Paris, France, 1963 (tracks 1-7), Boston USA, 11 April 1955 (tracks 8-9), and in Salle Wagram, Paris, France on 20 February 1962 (tracks 10-12) and 24 February 1962 (tracks 13-17)

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