L'enfant et les sortileges creates real magic as a visual accompaniment to Lorin Maazel's recorded performance with prestigious soloists and the Paris Orchestre National with the Choeur & Maitrise of RTF. The sound is well balanced and the texts by Collette are available in subtitles in the language of your choice, which is a real bonus of the new system….
Cette FAUNE D'EUROPE, est divisé en dix parties bien distinctes (la forêt ; les plans d'eau; marais, ruisseaux et rivières ; champs et versants ; dans les prés ; les lieux chauds ; dans les jardins et près des hommes ; dans les montagnes ; le littoral ; dans le grand nord), il nous propose un panorama remarquable des représentants les plus caractéristiques des divers embranchements du règne animal. Sa grande originalité réside en ce que, contrairement à d'autres ouvrages, les animaux sont toujours décrits dans leur milieu naturel …
A new Dvorák symphony and concerto cycle from the multi-Gramophone-Award-winning conductor and the great Prague-based orchestra. It marks a triumphant return to the orchestra where he trained, the world leading and multi-Gramophone Award-winning maestro Jirí Bìlohlávek records Decca’s first Dvorák cycle since the 1960s. This complete symphonies and concertos set is a pinnacle of brilliant music-making, and the first major cycle to be recorded in high-definition 24bit 96kHz and Mastered for iTunes sound.
"…The committed playing of the BBC Symphony Orchestra in both works exemplifies their respect both for Belohlavek as arguably the finest interpreter of Czech music alive today and their enthusiasm for the composer's regrettably still neglected output. This SACD is a mandatory purchase for lovers of Suk's opulent scores and audiophiles alike." ~sa-cd.net
"…This new Belohlavek version gives us the best of both worlds by combining nobility of utterance and a passionate advocacy of this stirring music in glorious 5.0 multi-channel sound.
The committed playing of the BBC Symphony Orchestra in both works exemplifies their respect both for Belohlavek as arguably the finest interpreter of Czech music alive today and their enthusiasm for the composer's regrettably still neglected output. This SACD is a mandatory purchase for lovers of Suk's opulent scores and audiophiles alike." ~sa-cd.net
An ordinary Prague family, the Lavička's, yearns to have a house in the countryside. They make a deal with the charismatic old Mr Komárek (Josef Kemr) that they will rent part of his summerhouse and that he will live there until spring, and then move to his son in Slovakia and sell the house to them.
Recorded live at the Barbican in London, these recordings represent the first complete CD cycle of Martinu’s symphonies conducted by Jiří Bělohlávek. The critically acclaimed concerts were given to mark the 50th anniversary of Martinu’s death in 1959.