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Ravel-Mussorgsky - Les Siècles - François-Xavier Roth
HMM 905282 (harmonia mundi, CD)
Playing time: 44'15"
Booklet pages: 28
© 2020 harmonia mundi musique sas
Main country of recording: FR
Country of manufacture: EU
Reviewer: Gerald Fenech
Review of Ravel-Mussorgsky - Les Siècles - François-Xavier Roth published on 25 May 2020
Listen: Ravel: La Valse (track 16, 7:54-8:52)
François-Xavier Roth, conductor
Modest Mussorgsky (1839-1881), orchestrated by Maurice Ravel:
Pictures at an Exhibition
4 Il vecchio castello
9 Ballet of the unhatched chicks
10 Samuel Goldberg and Schmuÿle
11 The marketplace in Limoges
13 Cum mortuis in lingua mortua
14 The hut on fowl's legs - Baba Yaga
15 The great gate of Kiev
Maurice Ravel (1875-1937):
16 La Valse
Recorded on period instruments in November 2019 in the Philharmonie de Paris, Paris, France