Debussy, Saint-Sa‘ns, Ravel, Massenet, Delibes, etc

Debussy, Saint-Sa‘ns, Ravel, Massenet, Delibes, etc

Album title:
Collection: Pastorale
Composer(s):
Debussy, Delibes, etc, Massenet, Ravel, Saint-Saens
Works:
Works
Performer:
Vasari Singers/Jeremy Backhouse; Jeremy Filsell (piano)
Label:
Guild
Catalogue Number:
GMCD 7199
Performance:
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Sound:
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Reviewer:
BBC Music Magazine

Familiar choral tunes by Fauré and Canteloube rub shoulders here with many more unfamiliar ones: Saint-Saëns’s Deux chansons and the works by Delibes and Massenet being well worth the discovery. The Vasari Singers make questionable soloists but an accomplished ensemble.

Christopher Wood