Norman Lebrecht – Album of the Week

2015-03-02, sinfinimusic.com, Norman Lebrecht

A childlike tone in Fauré’s ‘Prison’ is followed by Debussy’s stone-faced ‘Mandoline’, only to melt in the white ice of Chausson’s moon. Three versions of Claire de lune are exquisitely differentiated. ‘The long sobs of the autumn violins’ convey for once the exact musical nuances of the poet’s intention. From one poem to the next, the pleasure intensifies.

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