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Butterflies and Feathered Beasts

Highlights from Reykjavik Midsummer Music and Ruhr Piano Festival 2019, including Ravel's Mother Goose Suite, Saint-Saens's Carnival of the Animals and Bruckner's Symphony No 3.

Fiona Talkington introduces highlights from Reykjavík Midsummer Music and the Ruhr Piano Festival 2019, including Ravel's Mother Goose Suite, Saint-Saens' Carnival of the Animals, and Bruckner's 3rd Symphony.

Maurice Ravel - Ma mère l'oye (Mother Goose) for piano duet
Camille Saint-Saëns - Carnival of the Animals
Mark Simpson, clarinet
Emilia Sigfusdóttir, flute
Katia and Marielle Labèque, piano duet
Ilya Gringolts, violin
Anahit Kurtikyan, violin
Yura Lee, viola
Leonard Elschenbroich, cello
Jacek Karwan, double bass
Recorded in June at the 2019 Reykjavík Midsummer Music Festival

Anton Bruckner - Symphony No. 3 in D minor
WDR Symphony Orchestra, Cologne
James Gaffigan, conductor
Recorded in July at the 2019 Ruhr Piano Festival

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1 hour, 41 minutes

Music Played

  • Maurice Ravel

    Mother Goose

    Performer: Marielle Labèque. Performer: Katia Labèque.
  • Camille Saint‐Saëns

    Carnival of the Animals

    Performer: Marielle Labèque. Performer: Katia Labèque.
  • Anton Bruckner

    Symphony No. 3 in D minor

    Orchestra: WDR Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: James Gaffigan.

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