Massenet: Visions - Overtures - Les Érinnyes Suit

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Label: NCL
Catalog: 8574178
Format: COMPACT DISC

Tingaud, Jean-Luc; Royal Scottish National Orchestra; Shotts, Poppy; Iwabuchi, Maya

Jules Massenet is famous for his series of 27 operas that include Manon and Werther, but he also wrote a significant portfolio of orchestral music which include ballets, orchestral suites and incidental music. The works presented here show his versatility and lyricism and include the one-act ballet Espada, saturated in Iberian color and beguiling rhythms, as well as Les Érinnyes (‘The Furies’) with a vivid sequence of contrasting themes. Modeled after Liszt, Visions is a poème-symphonique of both ethereal and dramatic power.

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