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Label:
  PentaTone Classics - http://www.pentatonemusic.com/
Serial:
  PTC 5186 336
Title:
  Dukas, Ravel, Koechlin - Albrecht
Description:
  Dukas: L’apprenti sorcier (The Sorcerer’s Apprentice), Ravel: Ma mère l’oye (Mother Goose), Koechlin: Les Bandar-log

Orchestre Philharmonique de Strasbourg
Marc Albrecht (conductor)
Track listing:
 
Genre:
  Classical - Orchestral
Content:
  Stereo/Multichannel
Media:
  Hybrid
Recording type:
  PCM
Recording info:
 

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Reviews: 3

Site review by Polly Nomial October 26, 2010
Performance:   Sonics:  
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Site review by Castor July 30, 2010
Performance:   Sonics:  
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Review by jeffreybehr October 26, 2010 (2 of 6 found this review helpful)
Performance:   Sonics:  
One or two of you may have noticed that my opinion of this disc has changed...substantially. What a difference a second listen makes!

This is a very-nicely-recorded collection of second-level French works that may appeal to lots of us; I really enjoyed the new-to-me Koechlin piece with its very-unusual instumental combinations. I can't comment on the conducting except that it satisfied me. The orchestral playing was quite good without being world-class.

It's the recording that has changed for me from first to second listen. Quite natural* in perspective, it's still detailed. There's substantial space around the orchestra, but I don't hear much character to it. For the bottom-octave fans, the bassdrum is HUGE and quite natural sounding.

Highly recommended.



* That can mean MUCH-different things to different people; my perspective is that of a lover of big-orchestra Classical music who loves attending many concerts.

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Works: 3  

Paul Dukas - Sorcerer's Apprentice
Charles Koechlin - Les Bandar-log
Maurice Ravel - Ma mère l'oye (Mother Goose), M. 60