Ravel: Orchestral Works Vol. 4 [Includes 'Daphnis et Chloe']

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MAURICE RAVEL
Ravel: Orchestral Works Vol. 4 [Includes 'Daphnis et Chloe']
Orchestre National de Lyon, Leonard Slatkin

[ Naxos / CD ]

Release Date: Wednesday 21 December 2016

Composed for Sergey Diaghilev's Ballets Russes, Ravel's 'symphonie chorégraphique' Daphnis et Chloé is based on a classical Greco-Roman love story set on the island of Lesbos. He described the work as 'a vast musical fresco', and with its extraordinarily passionate music, lush harmonies and orchestration, is considered both his masterpiece and the epitome of Impressionism in music. Orchestrated from the third of his Miroirs for piano, Ravel's Une barque sur l'océan is an evocative portrayal of the ever-changing moods of the sea.

Tracks:

Daphnis et Chloé
Une barque sur l'océan (orchestral version)