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Charles Munch conducts Debussy and Ravel

Boston Symphony Orchestra, 1958-1961

Charles Munch conducts Debussy and Ravel Boston Symphony Orchestra, 1958-1961

About

From 1958 to 1961, some of the earliest televised concerts with the Boston Symphony Orchestra and their Music Director, Charles Munch.

Celebrated for his performances of French music, Munch was an authority on the works featured on this DVD, all of which were composed during his lifetime. More than fifty years later, his recordings of French music remain a permanent standard of reference.

Musical Programme:

  • Maurice Ravel, Ma Mère l'Oye – Suite
    Recorded: Sanders Theatre, Harvard University, 4 February 1958
  • Claude Debussy, Ibéria
    Recorded: Sanders Theatre, Harvard University, 31 October 1961
  • Claude Debussy, La Mer
    Recorded: Sanders Theater, Harvard University, 28 October 1958

Program

  • Maurice Ravel, Ma mère l'Oye
    • Pavane de la Belle au bois dormant
    • Petit Poucet
    • Laideronnette, Impératrice des Pagodes
    • Les entretiens de la Belle et de la Bête
    • Le Jardin féerique
  • Claude Debussy, Iberia, Images pour orchestre No. 2
    • 1. Par les rues et par les chemins
    • 2. Les parfums de la nuit
    • 3. Le matin d'un jour de fête
  • Claude Debussy, La Mer, trois esquisses symphoniques pour orchestre
    • 1. From dawn to noon on the sea
    • 2. Play of the waves
    • 3. Dialogue of the wind and the sea

Details

  • Directed by:
    • Whitney Thomson
    • David M. Davis
  • Production date: 2011
  • Recording date: 1958, 1961
  • Duration: 1 h 08 min
  • Production: © 2001 International Classic Artists Ltd
  • Available version(s): EN

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