Sergiu Celibidache conducts Ravel And Debussy

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Sergiu Celibidache conducts Ravel And Debussy

Catalogue No:

3077968

Discs:

1

Release date:

28th April 2008

Barcode:

0899132000473

Medium:

DVD Video

Format:

NTSC

Region:

all
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Sergiu Celibidache conducts Ravel And Debussy


Debussy:

Prélude à l'après-midi d'un faune

Images for orchestra: II. Ibéria

Ravel:

Boléro

Alborada del gracioso (orchestral version)

Rapsodie Espagnole


Recorded live at the Kölner Philharmonie during the Cologne Music Triennale, 13-14 May 1994

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BBC Music Magazine

October 2008

*****

“Five masterpieces teased out to the limits of the possible, but still alive with great playing and the tension Celibidache maintains. To watch the pouchy face relaxing into smiles is a drama in itself.”

Financial Times

“The performance of Debussy's Prélude à l'après-midi d'un faune…is the nearest to musical Zen we are ever likely to get. Beautifully filmed at a concert in Cologne in 1994, it is a never-to-be-surpassed memento of the legendary Romanian conductor Celibidache (1912-96), in repertoire that demonstrated his unrivalled ear for timbre and colour. The Prélude seems to float outside time and space - the Munich Philharmonic reward Celi with the most ravishing display - and a scarcely less magical Ravel Rhapsodie espagnole resonates between precision, subtlety and refinement…”

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