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Debussy:Prélude à l'après-midi d'un faune, Images Pour Orchestre; Printemps (Suite Symphonique)
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You can hear the smallest of expressions of the orchestra as demanded by Mr. Boulez.
"Iberia" is varied and wonderful music, ranging the big, aggressive dance opening with blaring clarinets to the delicate evocations of Spanish gardens and night.
While Boulez has famously cooled down over the decades since he recorded a number of 20th century composers for Sony, his current style is perfect for Debussy.
Very satisfied with overall product. Nice recording, beautifully printed booklet, disk.
The only reason I can't give it a 5 stars is that I got a damaged case when I opened... Read more
This is a great recording to keep you listening. The harmonies that we hear in Debussy are very much a part of modern music of all types, not only classical. Read morePublished 11 months ago by Steven A. Blomerth DC
No one can interpret French Impressionistic music like Pierre Boulez. You can hear the smallest of expressions of the orchestra as demanded by Mr. Boulez. Read morePublished 13 months ago by aardvark
Pierre Boulez is known as a conductor who emphasizes precision and a certain level of detachment in his interpretation. Read morePublished on November 22, 2011 by jt52
Debussy: Images is a 1992 Deutsche Grammophon recording featuring the Cleveland Orchestra being led by Pierre Boulez. Jeremy Noble has written the music notes. Read morePublished on October 28, 2011 by Bjorn Viberg
This Deutsche Grammophon CD represents Pierre Boulez's early 1990s approach to conducting the music of Claude Debussy. Read morePublished on September 6, 2011 by Christopher Culver
Pierre Boulez and the Cleveland Orchestra deliver another top shelf performance. Having purchased Boulez other Debussy recording on DG with the Cleveland Orchestra (which i... Read morePublished on May 18, 2011 by Alexandre Dufresne
One is immediately impressed with the recording quality here -- vivid, up-close and intimate -- combined with precise ensemble playing which allows the various shimmering colors of... Read morePublished on June 1, 2008 by Moldyoldie
This is a lovely album and the Deutsche Grammopon label are of wonderful quality with always great orchestral arrangements. Read morePublished on April 23, 2008 by Amanda J. Evans