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23 Dec 2010

Irma Kolassi / LPO - de Froment: Chausson -&- Ravel / Debussy / Greek Folk Songs - Decca 1954/1955


Maurice Ravel:  Cinq melodies populaires greques.
(Chanson de la mariee ~ La-bas vers d'eglise ~ Quell galant m'est comparable ~  Chanson des cueilleusses de lentisques ~ Tout gal)
with  Jacqueline Bonneau, piano  From: LW 5246    Recorded: 2/3 December 1955 - West Hampstead Studios 
Maurice Ravel:  Chansons madecasses.   (Nahandove ~ Aoua! ~ Il est doux)  
with  Geoffrey Gilbert, flute  -  William Pleeth, 'cello  -  Andre Collard, piano    From: Decca LW 5246   
Debussy:  Fetes galantes   (En sourdine ~ Fantoches)  
Debussy:  Trois chansons de Bilitis   (La Flute de Pan ~ La Chevelure ~ La Tombeau des naiades)    
with  Andre Collard, piano   From: Decca LW 5161    Recorded: 27 Sept.-1 Oct.1954 - West Hampstead Studios   
Ernest Chausson:  Poeme de l'amour et de la mer   (La fleur des eaux ~ Interlude ~ La Mort d'amour)  
London Philharmonic Orchestra  conducted by  Louis de Froment    Recorded: 9-10 May 1955 - Kingsway Hall.  (Decca LX 3150)
Decca 'Grandi Voci'  417 559    Issued 1987.  Matrices: ARL 19113 -1K / ARL 19114 -1K         5 files zip FLAC Mega Download

8 Greek Folksongs:  (with  Andre Collard, piano)  
Side 1:  The Little Lamb ~ The spring under the plane tree ~ Rinaki ~ The price of a kiss  / Side 2:  Sirtos from Paros ~ The Priest's wife ~ Cradle song ~ Dourou Dourou   4 files zip: WAV + lightly auto de-clicked FLAC Mega Download
Decca  LW 5129   1954 LP/matrices: TRL 297 -2B / TRL 298 -1B   Rec: 26/28 May 1954 - West Hampstead   Greek Folksongs sleeve-note >>>