MAURICE RAVEL (1875-1937): Orchestral Works, Vol. 5 - Antar - Incidental Music after works by Rimsky-Korsakov (w/André Dussolier [narrator] - World Premiere Recording), Shéhérezade (w/Isabelle Druet [mezzo]).
Catalogue Number: 04S049
Description: Ravel’s colorfully re-orchestrated selections from Rimsky-Korsakov's symphonic suite Antar and opera Mlada, with interpolations of his own music, as the incidental score (53 minutes long) for a 1910 theatre production are heard here in their premiere recording, revived and reconstructed alongside a new text that symbolizes the romance and chivalric spirit of Antar the warrior-poet and his beloved Abla. French-English Antar texts. Orchestre National de Lyon; Leonard Slatkin.