Ravel: Daphnis et Chloé; Alborada del gracioso; Boléro

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COMPOSERS: Ravel
LABELS: DG Masters
WORKS: Daphnis et Chloé; Alborada del gracioso; Boléro
PERFORMER: LSO & Chorus/Claudio Abbado
CATALOGUE NO: 445 519-2 DDD (1989/86)
Here’s a generous helping of Ravel with the LSO in its heyday under Abbado. There’s a lush and fulsomely articulated Daphnis followed by an exhilarating account of the Alborada which gives many of the principal players an opportunity to shine. A thrilling Boléro, meticulously judged in tempo and dynamics, is the icing on the patisserie. Good value all round. Christopher Fifield

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