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MARKEVITCH, I.: Orchestral Works (Complete), Vol. 3 - Cantique d'Amour / L'Envol d'Icare / Concerto Grosso (Arnhem Philharmonic, Lyndon-Gee)

Composer(s):Markevitch, Igor
Artist(s) Lyndon-Gee, Christopher, Conductor • Arnhem Philharmonic Orchestra
Period(s) 20th Century
Genre Classical Music
Category Orchestral
Catalogue 8.572153
Label Naxos
Quality   320kbps
Album Price
 
MP3
USD 6.99
 

 


This third volume of Naxos’s Igor Markevitch Complete Orchestral Works Edition, presents the composer’s first truly individual work, The Flight of Icarus, the tumultuous 1933 première of which Milhaud proclaimed ‘a date in the evolution of music’. The Concerto Grosso, with its daringly original harmonic language, polytonal and rhythmic ideas, and the evanescent Song of Love, which recalls both the orchestral colour and emotional detachment of Ravel, are likewise regarded as youthful masterpieces. Volumes 1 (8.570773) and 2 (8.572152) have been praised for their ‘breathtaking power’ and ‘deeply

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Review By Bertrand Dermoncourt,Classica,July 2010


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