Chausson: Le Roi Arthus

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4.0 out of 5 star rating 4.0

COMPOSERS: Chausson
LABELS: Warner
WORKS: Le Roi Arthus
PERFORMER: Zylis-Gara, Quilico, Winbergh, Massis; Radio France Chorus and New PO/Armin Jordan
CATALOGUE NO: 2564 68147-6

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Severely bitten by Wagner, even imitating Tristan, Chausson’s reflective Arthurian epic employs lighter, more Gallic textures, but remains melodically more worthy than exciting. Michael Scott Rohan