Ballet Music and Entr’actes from French Opera

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COMPOSERS: Auber,Bizet,Delibes,Gounod & Saint-Saëns,Massenet,Meyerbeer
LABELS: Decca Eloquence
ALBUM TITLE: Ballet Music and Entr’actes from French Opera
WORKS: Massenet, Bizet, Auber, Meyerbeer, Delibes, Gounod and Saint-Saëns
PERFORMER: LSO/Richard Bonynge
CATALOGUE NO: 480 8480 (1973)

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Bonynge’s typically insightful selection of French ballet music from the age of grand opera – mostly rarities by familiar composers – is both valuable and enjoyable. Christopher Dingle