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Ravel: Daphnis et Chlo; Poulenc: Gloria - Jessica Rivera (soprano); Chicago Symphony Chorus (choir, chorus); Chicago Symphony Orchestra; Bernard Haitink (conductor)
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  1. Gloria, for soprano, chorus & orchestra, FP 177
  2. Daphnis et Chlo, ballet for orchestra

For the novice listener, this CD may not offer the ideal introduction to either work, but the performances of Poulenc's Gloria and Ravel's Daphnis et Chlo with Bernard Haitink and the Chicago Symphony Orchestra & Chorus should interest any fan of the conductor, the orchestra, or the pieces themselves. In this live 2007 recording, Haitink and the CSO turn in performances full of buoyant rhythms, sparkling colors, lucid textures, and an irresistible joie de vivre. Poulenc's Gloria receives a bright, ebullient performance ...

Ravel: Daphnis et Chlo; Poulenc: Gloria 2009, CSO Resound

UPC: 810449019064

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