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DieNacht

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Re: Favorite Ravel Recordings
« Reply #100 on: November 10, 2011, 06:19:03 AM »


The Bruno Walter / Paul Wittgenstein 1937 recording is available on you-t:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qERkDYhLlMM&feature=results_video&playnext=1&list=PLB8384D170A1E55BD

In the Scherchen/ Paul Wittgenstein 1957 Tahra CD issue, which I have downloaded from e-music, the playing is very inaccurate & disappointing to my ears.

But I only noticed the Walter/Wittgenstein now and am looking forward to listening to it; it is probably much better ...

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Re: Favorite Ravel Recordings
« Reply #101 on: November 10, 2011, 09:19:57 PM »
Give up your right arm, I'll find you a copy...  8)

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Re: Favorite Ravel Recordings
« Reply #102 on: November 11, 2011, 05:17:32 PM »
I'd have to vote for Ivo Pogorelich's recording of "Gaspard du la Nuit." Simply electrifying.

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Re: Favorite Ravel Recordings
« Reply #103 on: November 12, 2011, 06:38:03 AM »
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Re: Favorite Ravel Recordings
« Reply #104 on: August 18, 2012, 09:11:01 AM »
Guess what's on Yevgeny Sudbin's next CD.


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Re: Favorite Ravel Recordings
« Reply #105 on: August 20, 2012, 05:36:53 AM »
Guess what's on Yevgeny Sudbin's next CD.


<a href="http://www.youtube.com/v/RTaqhc4HUUA" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer" class="bbc_link bbc_flash_disabled new_win">http://www.youtube.com/v/RTaqhc4HUUA</a>

Brian, thanks much for posting this - it's fantastic. For me Sudbin's body language is almost too much, but never mind: the playing and interpretation are spectacular. Makes me really look forward to his upcoming recording.

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Re: Favorite Ravel Recordings
« Reply #106 on: August 20, 2012, 11:27:56 AM »
I love the Dutoit box of Ravel. It's one of my absolute favorites. But my favorite Daphnis is Munch with the Boston on Living Stereo. Spectacular recording.

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Re: Favorite Ravel Recordings
« Reply #107 on: June 26, 2020, 11:39:51 AM »
Bump.

Herbert Schuch's Miroirs is new on the list, for me.

And Jarnot/Deutsch in Sheherazade, the baryton & piano version, coupled with Duparc's Melodies.

Both cheap at JPC:
https://www.jpc.de/jpcng/classic/detail/-/art/Maurice-Ravel-1875-1937-Sheherazade-f%FCr-Bariton-Klavier/hnum/2906018
https://www.jpc.de/jpcng/classic/detail/-/art/the-oehmsclassics-recordings/hnum/8325957
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Re: Favorite Ravel Recordings
« Reply #108 on: June 27, 2020, 11:24:08 PM »
BBC Music Magazine features a really nice recording of Daphnis and Chloe (BBC Scottish SO, Runnicles). It is very poetic and beautifully recorded - best I have heard:
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Re: Favorite Ravel Recordings
« Reply #109 on: June 27, 2020, 11:39:47 PM »
I've been considering learning one of the big Ravel pieces so I looked thru to see which ones I had favourite recordings of to use as references. And well...

Miroirs - Anna Vinnitskaya, Beatrice Rana, Herbert Schuch, Jean-Efflam Bavouzet, Nicholas Angelich, Severin von Eckardstein
Gaspard de la nuit - Alexander Lonquich, Anna Vinnitskaya, Claudio Arrau, Herbert Schuch, Nicholas Angelich, Steven Osborne
Tombeau de Couperin - Jean-Frédéric Neuburger, Jean-Efflam Bavouzet, Steven Osborne, Yeol Eum Son

Kind of makes one feel overwhelmed at the sheer amount of pianistic talent concentrated on Ravel in the last few decades.

(Though not for too long. Leaning towards Tombeau currently.)