Roussel: Mélodies (complete)

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COMPOSERS: Roussel
LABELS: Timpani
WORKS: Mélodies (complete)
PERFORMER: Marie Devellereau (soprano), Yann Beuron (tenor), Laurent Naouri (baritone), Billy Eidi (piano), Étienne Plasman (flute); Luxembourg PO/Jean-Yves Ossonce
CATALOGUE NO: 2C 2064
Accounting for a quarter of his output, Roussel’s songs reflect each twist and turn of his creative life. With beguiling singing and sympathetic accompaniments, this delectable set typically finds Timpani setting the standard for a surprisingly under-appreciated corner of the repertoire. Christopher Dingle

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