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Tchaikovsky: Souvenir de Florence - Mussorgsky: Pictures at an Exhibition / Camerata du Léman

Tchaikovsky: Souvenir de Florence - Mussorgsky: Pictures at an Exhibition / Camerata du Léman

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The young players of the Swiss string ensemble Camerata du Léman make their recording debut with energetic performances of Tchaikovsky’s Souvenir de Florence and Mussorgsky’s Pictures at an Exhibition, in a new arrangement by concertmaster Simon Bouveret. The Camerata realize an ensemble sound that is both homogenic and soloistic, and are driven by a shared desire for adventure and a common passion for chamber music. Tchaikovsky’s Souvenir de Florence is a tribute to the Italian city where the composer spent a winter, and simultaneously a declaration of love to Italian lyricism. The ensemble’s new rendition of Mussorgsky’s Pictures at an Exhibition revives the nineteenth-century transcription practice, while also demonstrating the inexhaustible musical richness of this timeless masterpiece.

REVIEW:

There is plenty of fine playing and recorded sound here to give this release a firm recommendation if you’re interested in this repertory in versions for string orchestra. Camerata Léman proves to be a most impressive ensemble.

-- Fanfare

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Product Description:


  • Release Date: March 06, 2020


  • UPC: 827949076268


  • Catalog Number: PTC5186762


  • Label: Pentatone


  • Number of Discs: 1


  • Period: Romantic


  • Composer: Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky, Modest Mussorgsky


  • Orchestra/Ensemble: Camerata du Léman


  • Performer: Camerata Du Leman