Ravel Meets Gershwin

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Ravel Meets Gershwin

Label:

EuroArts

Catalogue No:

2053648

Discs:

1

Release date:

30th Aug 2011

Barcode:

0880242536488

Medium:

DVD Video

Format:

NTSC

Region:

all
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Ravel Meets Gershwin

Recorded 31 December 2003 at the Philharmonie Berlin


Fauré:

Pavane, Op. 50

Gershwin:

Strike up the Band Overture

A Foggy Day (In London Town)

By Strauss

Embraceable You

's Wonderful

How Long Has This Been Going On

Nice Work If You Can Get It

Ravel:

La Valse

Pavane pour une infante défunte

Daphnis et Chloé - Suite No. 2


Dianne Reeves (Jazz-Singer), Peter Martin (piano), Reuben Roges (double bass) & Gregory Hutchinson (drums)

Berliner Philharmoniker, Sir Simon Rattle

DVD Video

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A true celebration is to welcome the New Year with one of the best orchestras in the world. The Gala from Berlin 2003 presents the outstanding Berliner Philharmoniker, conducted by Sir Simon Rattle with works by Maurice Ravel (“Pavane pour une infante défunte”; “La Valse”; Daphnis et Chloé, Suite Nr. 2) and Songs by George Gershwin.

Vocal soloist of this evening is the fabulous Jazz diva Dianne Reeves.

Grammy Award-winner Dianne Reeves was born into a musically gifted family in Detroit. With her rich, expressive natural voice, her rhythmic

Grammy Award-winner Dianne Reeves was born into a musically gifted family in Detroit. With her rich, expressive natural voice, her rhythmic virtuosity and improvisational ease, she was clearly born of jazz.

Wonderful cross-over approach - an example of two musical worlds joined to truly entertain - at the highest level.

Picture format: NTSC - 16:9

Sounds formats: PCM Stereo, 5.1 Surround (non-native)

Region code: 0

Booklet notes: English, German, French

Running time: 91 mins

German FSK: 0

BBC Music Magazine

December 2011

****

“A curious hybrid. Easy-going Gershwin songs, accompanied by full orchestra, nestle amid the vibrant intensity of Ravel's distinctly unjazzy La Valse and Daphnis et Chloe.”

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