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Make Music Part of Your Life Series: Debussy, Printemps: Suite Symphonique. Pierre Boulez


Debussy, Printemps: Suite Symphonique. Pierre Boulez

Printemps: Suite Symphonique
1. Tres Modere
2. Modere
Pierre Boulez


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Maurice Ravel – Shéhérazade, ouverture de féerie

Shéhérazade, ouverture de féerie”, written in 1898 but unpublished, is a work for orchestra by the french composer Maurice Ravel, intended as the overture for an opera of the same name. It was first performed at a concert of the Société Nationale on 27 May 1899, conducted by the composer.

Conductor: Claudio Abbado & London Symphony Orchestra.


Alfred Brendel, Claudio Abbado – Beethoven: Piano Concerto No.3 / Bruckner: Symphony No.7 (2005) (great sound)

Alfred Brendel, piano 
Lucerne Festival Orchestra
Claudio Abbado, conductor

0h01’00” – 0h36’35”
Piano Concerto No.3 in C minor, Op. 37
01:03 I. Allegro con brio
17:58 II. Largo
27:25 III. Rondo. Allegro

0h39’45” – 1h40’55”
Symphony No. 7 in E major
39:49 I. Allegro moderato
58:53 II. Adagio
1:19:32 III. Scherzo. Sehr schnell
1:28:56 IV. Finale. Bewegt, doch nicht schnell 

Recorded live in Lucerne at the Concert Hall of the Culture and Concention Centre, on 10-12 August 2005

The famed Concert Hall of Lucerne hosted its first public performance with the opening of the 1998 Lucerne International Music Festival. Situated on the picturesque Vierwaldstättersee shore, the facility is also known by the acronym of its German name, KKL (Kultur- und Kongresszentrum Luzern). It also contains a flexible performance and banquet space, the Lucerne Hall, as well as museum and exhibition space, meeting rooms, restaurants, and a rehearsal hall.

 Artec provided Design and Planning services covering Auditorium Acoustics Design and Background Noise and Vibration Control consulting for Culture and Congress Centre. The Architect for the facility was Jean Nouvel of Paris.