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Claude Debussy (1862-1918)

Dramatic Works

Thursday 17 April 2008 12:00-13:00 (Radio 3)

Repeated: Thursday 17 April 2008 20:45-21:45 (Radio 3)

Donald Macleod considers how Parisian influences and also Wagner provided the inspiration for many of Debussy's dramatic works.

Duration:

1 hour

Playlist

Rodrigue et Chimene excerpt
Gilles Ragon (tenor), Helene Jossoud (mezzo soprano), Donna Brown (soprano), Laurence Dale (tenor), Chorus and Orchestra of Lyon Opera, Kent Nagano (conductor)
Erato 4509 98508-2,
Tracks 7 to 8

Pelleas et Melisande (excerpt from Act 3)
Anne Sofie von Otter (mezzo soprano), Wolfgang Holzmair (baritone), Laurent Naouri (baritone), National Orchestra of France, Bernard Haitink (conductor)
Naive V4923, CD2
Track 1

Jeux
Vienna Philharmonic, Lorin Maazel (conductor)
RCA 74321 646162,
Track 1

The Martyrdom of Saint Sebastian (excerpt)
Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra, James Conlon (conductor)
Erato ECD 75330,
Track 4




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