Debussy: Prelude a `L`Apres-midi d`un faune`/La Mer - 1000 Years of Classical Music Vol. 63
`The flute of the faun brought new breath to the art of music` (Pierre Boulez): Debussy`s masterpiece provoked a revolution in music - but one brought about by subtlety and intimacy, dwelling on the sheer beauty of musical timbre.
This album is part of 1000 Years of Classical Music - a series of 100 volumes charting the history of music to be released on ABC Classics. More information can be found at the project`s website; www.1000YearsofClassicalMusic.com.
1-4. String Quartet in G minor, Op. 10
Australian String Quartet
5. Prélude Ã `L`AprÃ¨s-midi d`un faune` (Prelude to `The Afternoon of a Faun`)
Melbourne Symphony Orchestra, Jorge Mester conductor
6-8. La Mer (The Sea)
Sydney Symphony Orchestra, Gianluigi Gelmetti conductor LIVE RECORDING