℗ 2005 PentaTone
Released 2005
Duration 1h 08m 15s
Record Label PENTATONE
Catalogue No. PTC5186058
Genre Classical (Orchestral)
 

Tour De France Musicale: Ravel: Daphnis et Chloé - La Vallée des Cloches - Boléro - Fauré: Pelléas et Mélisande - Debussy: Prélude à l'près-midi d'un faune

Netherlands Philharmonic Orchestra Amsterdam, Yakov Kreizberg

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Daphnis et Chloé, Suite No. 2  
1.1
I. Lever du jour - II. Pantomime - III. Danse generale
Maurice Ravel; Netherlands Philharmonic Orchestra Amsterdam
17:45
Pelléas et Mélisande, Suite Op. 80  
1.2
I. Prelude. Quasi Adagio
Gabriel Fauré; Netherlands Philharmonic Orchestra Amsterdam
7:19
1.3
II. La Fileuse. Andantino quasi Allegretto
Gabriel Fauré; Netherlands Philharmonic Orchestra Amsterdam
2:33
1.4
III. Sicilienne. Allegretto molto moderato
Gabriel Fauré; Netherlands Philharmonic Orchestra Amsterdam
3:28
1.5
IV. La Mort de Mélisande. Molto Adagio
Gabriel Fauré; Netherlands Philharmonic Orchestra Amsterdam
4:43
1.6
Prélude à l’après-midi d’un faune
Claude Debussy; Netherlands Philharmonic Orchestra Amsterdam
11:00
Miroirs  
1.7
La Vallée des Cloches (The Valley of Bells)
Maurice Ravel; Netherlands Philharmonic Orchestra; Yakov Kreizberg
5:29
1.8
Boléro
Maurice Ravel; Leon Berendse; Netherlands Philharmonic Orchestra Amsterdam; Yakov Kreizberg
15:58
Digital Booklet
"Four Stars ... the sound is rich and full and percussion section is certainly not reduced." - Audiophile Audition "Kreizberg demands a sound that is voluptuous ... PentaTone reproduces this with exquisite immediacy ..." - Fanfare This charming collection of orchestral music takes the listener on a sonic tour of France’s most popular composers. Featuring music by Ravel, Fauré and Debussy, the Netherlands Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by the great Yakov Kreisberg brings out the best of these pieces in a performance sure to delight.
96 kHz / 24-bit PCM and 2.8224 MHz DSD – PentaTone Studio Masters

Executive Producer: Job Maarse Recording Producer: Job Maarse Balance Engineer: Jean-Marie Geijsen Recording Engineers: Roger de Schot, Carl Schuurbiers Editing : Rico Yntema Recorded at the Yakult Hall of the Beurs van Berlage, Amsterdam, March 2004 Recording facility: Polyhymnia International BV Microphones: Neumann KM 130, DPA 4006 & DPA 4011 with Polyhymnia microphone buffer electronics. Microphone pre-amps: Custom build by Polyhymnia International BV and outputs directly connected to Meitner DSD AD converter. DSD recording, editing and mixing: Pyramix Virtual Studio by Merging Technologies Monitored on B&W Nautilus loudspeakers. Microphone, interconnect and loudspeaker cables by van den Hul.
Track titlePeak (dB FS)RMS (dB FS)DR
Album average
Range of values
-8.99
-15.16 to -0.13
-33.50
-38.48 to -28.38
15
12 to 18
1
I. Lever du jour - II. Pantomime - III. Danse generale
-1.60-29.3518
2
I. Prelude. Quasi Adagio
-10.60-33.7614
3
II. La Fileuse. Andantino quasi Allegretto
-11.77-34.6113
4
III. Sicilienne. Allegretto molto moderato
-15.16-38.4815
5
IV. La Mort de Mélisande. Molto Adagio
-10.98-32.3412
6
Prélude à l’après-midi d’un faune
-10.64-35.8615
7
La Vallée des Cloches (The Valley of Bells)
-11.06-35.2214
8
Boléro
-0.13-28.3818

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