1 CD / Brilliant Classics / 2012-07-31Works: Jules Massenet: Le Cid, suite for orchestra; Cendrillon, suite for orchestra; Thaïs
Conductors: Marriner, Sir Neville
Ensemble: ; Academy of St Martin in the Fields
Most mid-19th century French operas included ballets, which often served as light intermezzos amid the fevered action (both dramatic and musical) occurring in the opera...continue...
Recording information: St. Jude on the Hill, London, England (11/23/1994-11/25/1994)....continue...
1 CD / Naxos (USA) / 2002-08-01Works: Jules Massenet: Esclarmonde, suite for orchestra; Suite no 1 for orchestra, Op. 13; Cendrillon, suite for orchestra
Conductors: Jean, Kenneth
Ensemble: Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra
"This collection of Massenet suites was originally issued on Marco Polo and given high marks by Carl Bauman, if perhaps just short of the ideal...continue...