P. Dukas Music of Paul Dukas

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  • Released:
  • Originally Released: 1999
  • Label: RCA

Tracks:

  • 1.Symphony In C: I. Allegro non troppo vivace, ma con fuoco
  • 2.Symphony In C: Ii. Andante espressivo e sostenuto
  • 3.Symphony In C: Iii. Allegro spiritoso
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  • 5.La P
  • 6.The Sorcerer's Apprentice

Product Description:

Dukas's three mature orchestral compositions are gathered on this attractive disc. The earliest is the little-known symphony, obviously inspired by Franck's three-movement symphony written a decade earlier. Like Franck, Dukas creates a large-scale sonata-form first movement; a lyrical slow movement that incorporates lighter, scherzo-like elements; and a rushing finale that contains a grandiose contrasting melody. La Peri, a late work, is subtitled "Dance Poem." It is glisteningly orchestrated--yet remarkably restrained--clearly delineated, colorful music. The Sorcerer's Apprentice (composed in between the other two) is deservedly popular, a colorful, splendidly lucid tone poem. Slatkin leads brisk, strongly played performances. The recorded sound is more than acceptable, if occasionally over-resonant. --Paul Turok
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  • Sales Rank: 69,071
  • UPC: 090266880225
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