Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Daphnis et Chloé, Part I: Introduction et Danse religieuse
Maurice Ravel 7:20
2 Daphnis et Chloé, Part I: Danse générale
Maurice Ravel 2:43
3 Daphnis et Chloé, Part I: Danse grotesque de Dorcon
Maurice Ravel 2:18
4 Daphnis et Chloé, Part I: Danse légère et gracieuse de Daphnis
Maurice Ravel 2:23
5 Daphnis et Chloé, Part I: Danse de Lycéion
Maurice Ravel 4:38
6 Daphnis et Chloé, Part I: Danse lente et mystérieuse des Nymphes
Maurice Ravel 4:40
7 Daphnis et Chloé, Part II: Introduction
Maurice Ravel 2:55
8 Daphnis et Chloé, Part II: Danse guerrière
Maurice Ravel 4:06
9 Daphnis et Chloé, Part II: Danse suppliante de Chloé
Maurice Ravel 5:14
10 Daphnis et Chloé, Part III: Lever du jour
Maurice Ravel 5:12
11 Daphnis et Chloé, Part III: Pantomime
Maurice Ravel 5:29
12 Daphnis et Chloé, Part III: Danse générale
Maurice Ravel 4:59
13 Rapsodie espagnole: 1. Prélude à la nuit
Maurice Ravel 4:07
14 Rapsodie espagnole: 2. Malagueña
Maurice Ravel 2:15
15 Rapsodie espagnole: 3. Habanera
Maurice Ravel 2:36
16 Rapsodie espagnole: 4. Feria
Maurice Ravel 6:16
17 Pavane pour une infante défunte
Maurice Ravel 6:34

Credits

CD 1

balance engineer:
Kenneth Wilkinson (engineer) (1961-12) (tracks 13–17)
choir vocals:
Chorus of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden (1959-04-27 – 1959-04-28) (tracks 1, 4, 8, 10, 12)
composer:
Maurice Ravel (classical composer) (track 12)
Maurice Ravel (classical composer) (1899) (track 17)
Maurice Ravel (classical composer) (1907 – 1908) (tracks 13–16)
Maurice Ravel (classical composer) (1909 – 1912) (tracks 1–11)
conductor:
Pierre Monteux (1959-04-27 – 1959-04-28) (tracks 1–12)
Pierre Monteux (1961-12) (tracks 13–16)
Pierre Monteux (1961-12-11 – 1961-12-13) (track 17)
orchestra:
London Symphony Orchestra (1959-04-27 – 1959-04-28) (tracks 1–12)
London Symphony Orchestra (1961-12) (tracks 13–16)
London Symphony Orchestra (1961-12-11 – 1961-12-13) (track 17)
orchestrator:
Maurice Ravel (classical composer) (tracks 1–11, 13–16)
Maurice Ravel (classical composer) (1910) (track 17)
producer:
Michael Bremner (producer/engineer) (tracks 1–12)
John Culshaw (tracks 1–12)
Erik Smith (British producer, pianist and harpsichordist) (tracks 13–17)
recorded at:
Kingsway Hall in London, England, United Kingdom (1959-04-27 – 1959-04-28) (tracks 1–12)
Kingsway Hall in London, England, United Kingdom (1961-12) (tracks 13–16)
Kingsway Hall in London, England, United Kingdom (1961-12-11 – 1961-12-13) (track 17)
arrangements:
Daphnis et Chloé: Tableau III. No. 10. Lever du jour (catch-all for arrangements) (track 10)
is the basis for:
Never Say Goodbye (track 17)
later versions:
orchestration of:
Pavane pour une infante défunte (for solo piano) (track 17)
Rapsodie espagnole: IV. Feria. Assez animé (for piano duo) (track 16)
part of:
Rapsodie espagnole (orchestrated by Ravel) (tracks 13–16)
recording of:
Daphnis et Chloé: Tableau I. No. 2. Danse générale (1959-04-27 – 1959-04-28) (track 2)
Daphnis et Chloé: Tableau I. No. 5. Danse de Lycéion (1959-04-27 – 1959-04-28) (track 5)
Daphnis et Chloé: Tableau II. No. 7. Introduction (1959-04-27 – 1959-04-28) (track 7)
Daphnis et Chloé: Tableau II. No. 8. Danse guerrière (1959-04-27 – 1959-04-28) (track 8)
Daphnis et Chloé: Tableau III. No. 10. Lever du jour (1959-04-27 – 1959-04-28) (track 10)
Rapsodie espagnole: I. Prélude à la nuit. Très modéré (orchestrated by Ravel) (1961-12) (track 13)
Rapsodie espagnole: II. Malagueña. Assez vif (orchestrated by Ravel) (1961-12) (track 14)
Rapsodie espagnole: III. Habanera. Assez lent et d'un rythme las (orchestrated by Ravel) (1961-12) (track 15)
Rapsodie espagnole: IV. Feria. Assez animé (orchestrated by Ravel) (1961-12) (track 16)
Pavane pour une infante défunte (orchestrated version) (1961-12-11 – 1961-12-13) (track 17)

Release

part of: The Originals (Decca Records)
ASIN: UK: B000E6EGZA [info]

Release Group

included in: The Decca Sound (Celebrating 50 Years of the Decca Sound with 50 CDs) by Various Artists
part of: Norman Lebrecht's 100 Best Recordings of Classical Music (number: 31)