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Debussy's Paris

Martin Handley commemorates the 100th anniversary of the death of Debussy, with the Debussy's Paris series focusing on Le Chat Noir.

Martin Handley presents Radio 3's classical breakfast show with music marking "Debussy's Paris" commemorating the 100th anniversary of the death of Debussy this weekend.

8.30-8.40 Debussy's Paris 2: Le Chat Noir"
Georgia Mann takes a jaunt around Belle Epoque Paris and a look at the background to the celebrated Bohemian cabaret club, Le Chat Noir.


2 hours

Last on

Sat 24 Mar 2018 07:00

Music Played

  • Claude Debussy

    Rêverie arr Cassidy

    Music Arranger: Paul Cassidy. Ensemble: Brodsky Quartet.
    • Chandos.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Brandenburg Concerto No 1 in F major, BWV 1046 (4th mvt)

    Performer: Trevor Pinnock. Orchestra: The English Concert. Conductor: Trevor Pinnock.
    • 111 Years Of Deutsche Grammophon The Collector's Edition Vol.2.
    • Deutshe Grammophon.
    • 4.
  • Albert Roussel

    Impromptu for harp, Op 21

    Performer: Susanna Mildonian.
    • Bach/Pescetti/Soler/Albeniz/Roussel etc: Harp recital: Susanna Mildonian.
    • Astoria.
  • Pauline Viardot


    Performer: Jean‐Yves Thibaudet. Singer: Cecilia Bartoli.
    • Decca.
  • Ralph Vaughan Williams

    Fantasia on a theme by Thomas Tallis

    Conductor: Neville Marriner. Orchestra: Academy of St Martin in the Fields.
    • Vaughan Williams: Fantasia: Academy of St Martin in the fields/Marriner.
    • Philips.
    • 4.
  • Claude Debussy

    La cathédrale engloutie (Preludes, Book 1)

    Performer: Jean-Efflam Bavouzet.
    • Debussy: Complete works for piano vol.1: Bavouzet.
    • Chandos.
    • 10.
  • Ernest Chausson


    Orchestra: BBC Philharmonic. Conductor: Yan Pascal Tortelier.
    • Chandos.
  • Jean‐Philippe Rameau

    Zaïs (Overture)

    Orchestra: Les Musiciens du Louvre. Conductor: Marc Minkowski.
    • Rameau: Une Symphonie Imaginaire: Musiciens du Louvre/Minkowski.
    • Archiv.
    • 1.
  • Erik Satie


    Performer: Jean‐Yves Thibaudet. Music Arranger: Hans Ourdine.
    • Decca.
  • Joseph Bologne Chevalier de Saint-Georges

    L'amant anonyme: Overture

    Ensemble: Tafelmusik. Conductor: Jeanne Lamon.
  • Olivier Messiaen

    The Children of God (La Nativite du Seigneur)

    Performer: David Titterington.
    • Messiaen: La Nativite du Seigneur.
    • Hyperion.
    • 5.


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