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Suite Pastorale Habanera/ Espana / Larghetto / Ouverture De Gwendoline / Prelude Pastoral / Marche Francaise / Fete Polonaise Import

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Other works on this disc include Chabier's Habanera, Marche Francaise, and the rarely performed overture to the opera Gwendoline and the Prelude Pastorale.


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Song TitleArtist Time Price
  1. Chabrier: Suite pastorale - 1. IdylleJohn Eliot Gardiner 4:22$0.99  Buy MP3 
  2. Chabrier: Suite pastorale - 2. Danse villageoiseJohn Eliot Gardiner 4:33$0.99  Buy MP3 
  3. Chabrier: Suite pastorale - 3. Sous-boisJohn Eliot Gardiner 4:34$0.99  Buy MP3 
  4. Chabrier: Suite pastorale - 4. Scherzo-ValseJohn Eliot Gardiner 5:20$0.99  Buy MP3 
  5. Chabrier: HabaneraJohn Eliot Gardiner 4:07$0.99  Buy MP3 
  6. Chabrier: España - Rhapsody For OrchestraJohn Eliot Gardiner 6:09$1.29  Buy MP3 
  7. Chabrier: Larghetto for Horn and OrchestraRonald Janezic10:05$0.99  Buy MP3 
  8. Chabrier: Gwendoline - OvertureJohn Eliot Gardiner 8:40$0.99  Buy MP3 
  9. Chabrier: Prelude pastoralJohn Eliot Gardiner 6:48$0.99  Buy MP3 
10. Chabrier: Joyeuse marcheJohn Eliot Gardiner 3:39$0.99  Buy MP3 
11. Chabrier: Le roi malgré lui - Fête polonaiseJohn Eliot Gardiner 7:34$0.99  Buy MP3 

Product Details

  • Orchestra: Wiener Philharmoniker
  • Conductor: John Eliot Gardiner
  • Composer: Emmanuel Chabrier
  • Audio CD (November 19, 1996)
  • Number of Discs: 1
  • Format: Import
  • Label: Deutsche Grammophon
  • ASIN: B000001GRB
  • Average Customer Review: 3.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (8 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #93,046 in Music (See Top 100 in Music)

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26 of 28 people found the following review helpful By "danielfurse" on January 25, 2002
Format: Audio CD
I can't say enough about Chabrier's larghetto for horn and orchestra- it is one of the most thoroughly enjoyable pieces of music in existence. don't be expecting a bunch of fast scales and arpeggios and malarkey, the solo line isn't technically showy at all; but nonetheless this is one of the most evocative and emotionally moving pieces ever written for french horn. listen instead to the purity of Janezic's tone- it is really really incredible, and if you have older speakers the first few bars of unaccompanied horn might even make your mid-range cones clip because the notes are so wondefully resonant.
also, a note on the special horns used by the Vienna philharmonic- they are equipped a special type of valve (actually called a "Vienna valve") that is much more acoustically efficient than a standard rotary valve, but these valves are also much more cumbersome to use. this valve design is what gives a Vienna Philharmonic horn its rich vocal quality and variability of character. this exceptional tone in the hands of a player as talented as Janezic gives a result, leaving no hint of the valve's cumbersome nature, that must be heard to be believed- even the pedal tones sound effortless. if you buy this cd, which i highly recommend that you do, you can see a photo of Janezic with his odd-looking horn on the last page of the booklet.
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15 of 17 people found the following review helpful By Santa Fe Listener HALL OF FAMETOP 1000 REVIEWER on August 25, 2006
Format: Audio CD
Chabrier's whipped-cream confections were a staple in the kit bag of Sir Thomas Beecham, and I guess DG decided somewhere along the line that Gardiner was his heir apparent. For a brief while they put the Vienna Phil., no less, at Gardiner's disposal, so there's a guarantee that the recordings would glow. The orchestra plays this mostly unfamiliar music with lovely tone and finesse. The missing ingredient is Beecham's infectious good humor and panache. Nothing goes wrong, but your spirits don't soar, either.

I think the chief value of this CD is to gather so many little gems from Chabrioer's output. You're unlikely to hear any but Espana and the Marche joyeuse on pops concerts, but here they are gleaming bright.
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26 of 32 people found the following review helpful By Jacques COULARDEAU on June 10, 2001
Format: Audio CD
Emmanuel Chabrier (1841-1894) is a very fine composer of the nineteenth century. He was born in Ambert, France, a city better-known for its cheeses, among others the Fourme d'Ambert, and its unique round city-hall.
He composed many pieces for the good society of that century. So it is light, entertaining, at times slightly country-minded. Some of the pieces on this record are universally known, such as España, though nearly no one knows the composer. The main point of this recording shows an essential element about France. This French composer is directed by an English Director, played by an Austrian orchestra and recorded under a German label. France looks down upon her own artistic production. It is a drama for France today. Our composers, playwrights and artists are better known in foreign countries than in France herself.
You will like this light and very expressive music. And you will enjoy this music as a music that is practically never performed in France. Shame on this country that should invest heavily in her heritage and that rejects it massively. Luckily, the English, the Austrians, the Germans and the Americans are saving France's heritage and arts. Enter this delicate world of music and you will be mesmerized by its subtlety and its joyfulness.
Dr Jacques COULARDEAU, Paris Universities II and IX.
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6 of 8 people found the following review helpful By VonStupp on November 2, 2005
Format: Audio CD
For me, listening to Emmanuel Chabrier is pure bliss. His music drips with great melodies and textures, and while not an overt "folk song" composer, his music often captures that essence.

The Suite Pastorale is just that, musical pastoral scenes; from the lilting idyll, to the village dance, the pastoral lullaby, and finally the finishing waltz. So lushly orchestrated, it is like being ensconced in a dream, a mixture of romanticism and impressionism. Along with great flowing melodies, Chabrier has a sense of humor and the playful dances show that quality quite well. A trip to Spain seems to have influenced the compositions Habanera and the famous Espana. These have a definite spanish dance feel with witty orchestral interjections; great fun featuring all the instruments/sections of the orchestra. The larghetto is a sappy character piece for horn and orchestra. This is the one work on the CD (in my own opinion) that doesn't work. Gardiner goes way too fast and pushes and pulls the music way too much (much more than is notated). Too bad really, because it is a lovely work.

The Gwendoline overture is a grandiose work, achetypal to the Romantic Period. The opera it comes from is set on the coast of England in the 8th Century; it is a bit heavy-handed and in your face, perfect for a heroic tale, featuring brass more than Chabrier usually does. In opposition to the overture is the pastoral prelude. Much in the style of the pastoral suite, it is very much a beautiful country idyll, featuring quaint strains from the strings and woodwinds. The disk closes with two outgoing and buoyant works, the Marche Francaise and the Fete Polonaise.
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