1 CD / Arte Nova / 2008-05-13Works: Igor Stravinsky: Movements (3) from Pétrouchka; Béla Bartók: Dance Suite for piano, Sz. 77, (reduced from orchestral score); Manuel de Falla: El Amor Brujo; Maurice Ravel: La valse
Performers: Cabassi, Davide
Piano transcriptions of orchestral works were long regarded as an insignificant genre, but ambitious transcriptions were actually works of art in their own right. Proof...continue...
1 CD / Arte Nova / 2006-11-14Works: Maurice Ravel: Daphnis et Chloé
Conductors: Gielen, Michael
Ensemble: Europa ChorAkademie
In 1909 Maurice Ravel received a commission from the Russian impresario Sergei Diaghilev for a ballet for his already legendary ensemble, the Ballets Russes, which...continue...
1 CD / Arte Nova / 2005-09-13Works: Maurice Ravel: Daphnis et Chloé Suite no 2; Rapsodie espagnole; Ma mère l'oye; Boléro
Performers: Gelinas, Valerie
Conductors: Leaper, Adrian
Ensemble: Grand Canary Philharmonic Orchestra
The Orquesta Filarmonica de Gran Canaria, which has been in existence since 1845, was remolded into the form it has today thanks to public funding...continue...
1 CD / Arte Nova / 2005-04-12Works: George Antheil: Concerto for Piano no 1, W. 205; Aaron Copland: Concerto for Piano; Arthur Honegger: Concertino, for piano & orchestra, H. 55; Maurice Ravel: Concerto for Piano in G major
Performers: Rische, Michael
Conductors: Poppen, Christoph; Sloane, Steven; Yinon, Israel
Ensemble: Bamberg Symphony Orchestra; Cologne West German Radio Symphony Orchestra
Pianist Michael Rische has been heard regularly in the great concert halls at home and abroad since 1970. Particularly since his discovery of the piano...continue...