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8 thoughts on “ La Mer (The Sea) - Debussy* - La Mer / Iberia (Vinyl, LP)

  1. Feb 15,  · At Debussy’s insistence, the cover of the original edition of La mer featured artwork inspired by Hokusai’s The Great Wave off Kanagawa. Soon after he began what is arguably his greatest masterpiece, La mer (The Sea), composed from to Though Debussy’s professional life was reaching new heights, his personal life proved.
  2. I join the throng of five-star reviews for this fabulous CD of Debussy specialties including La Mer and Nocturnes. While Pierre Boulez clearly has the training, background, intuition and temperament to define these exquisite works, it is hard to imagine the bad press this CD received when it came out, mainly in England, where one critic said Boulez "eviscerated" the first movement of La Mer/5(45).
  3. I mention the sound first because Paray's CD of Debussy and Ravel, featuring La Mer, Iberia, Afternooon of a Fuan, and the Mother Goose Suite, is captured in excellent sonics that have held up beautifully. In other respects the performances aren't up to the finest/5(6).
  4. Charles Munch conducts the Boston Symphony in an excellent performance of Claude Debussy's celebrated orchestral work "La Mer" (The Sea) and Jacques Ibert's "Ports Of Call" which was inspired by the composer's experiences at Mediterranean ports while serving in the Navy during World War I.
  5. La Mer and Iberia are heard quite often on concert programs and on record. It's not often that they're done all that well, though. I sat down with this CD and compared it with old Mercury first edition vinyl. Wilma Cozart, director of the original sessions, did a superlative rehab job here.
  6. Debussy: Prelude a l'apres-midi d'un faune / La mer / Images / Children's Corner / Printemps / Nocturnes / Jeux by Warner Classics () out of 5 stars 1 Audio CD/5(12).
  7. Released in the year of Claude Debussy’s death centenary, this album demonstrates the exceptional harmonic and coloristic richness of his music. The centerpiece of the album is ‘La Mer’ ( ), a musical realization of the composer’s “sincere devotion to the sea” that revolutionized orchestral composition in the early twentieth-century. Ibéria takes the listener on a trip to.
  8. Claude Debussy - Toscanini* and the NBC Symphony Orchestra: Claude Debussy - Toscanini* and the NBC Symphony Orchestra - La Mer - Iberia ‎ (LP, Mono, /5(5).

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