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Debussy's Paris - Belle Époque

In Tune's specially curated playlist: an eclectic mix of music, of favourites together with lesser-known gems, today reflecting Debussy's Paris with music of the Belle Époque.

30 minutes

Music Played

  • Claude Debussy

    La boite a joujoux (Prelude)

    Orchestra: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Sir Simon Rattle.
    • EMI.
  • Camille Saint‐Saëns

    Septet Op 65 (4th mvt)

    Ensemble: Nash Ensemble.
    • HYPERION.
  • Franz Lehár

    I'm off to Chez Maxim's (The Merry Widow, Act 1)

    Singer: Thomas Round. Orchestra: Sadler's Wells Orchestra. Conductor: William Reid.
    • CLASSICS FOR PLEASURE.
  • Reynaldo Hahn

    Romanesque

    Performer: Sharon Bezaly. Performer: Nobuko Imai. Performer: Ronald Brautigam.
  • Gustave Charpentier

    Depuis le Jour (Louise, Act 3)

    Singer: Anna Netrebko. Orchestra: Prague Philharmonia. Conductor: Emmanuel Villaume.
    • DG.
  • Erik Satie

    Le Yachting & Le Bain de Mer (Sports et Divertissements)

    Performer: Jean‐Yves Thibaudet.
    • DECCA.
  • Lili Boulanger

    Pie Jesu

    Performer: Christopher Whitton. Singer: Oliver Lepage-Dean. Choir: St John'S College Cambridge Choir. Director: Christopher Walker.
    • NAXOS.
  • Claude Debussy

    La plus que lente (arr orchestra)

    Orchestra: San Francisco Symphony. Conductor: Michael Tilson Thomas.
    • NFI.

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