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L'Eventail de Jeanne

By Orchestre National des Pays de la Loire; John Axelrod

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By Orchestre National des Pays de la Loire; John Axelrod. By Maurice Ravel; Pierre-Octave Ferroud; Jacques Ibert; Alex Roland-Manuel; Marcel Delannoy; Albert Roussel; Darius Milhaud; Francis Poulenc; Georges Auric; Florent Schmitt. Classical. Listening CD (1 disc). Published by Naxos (NX.8573354).

Item Number: NX.8573354

Ravel's much loved Mother Goose Suite vividly portrays familiar fairy tales such as Sleeping Beauty and Hop-o'-my-Thumb, and is heard here in its expanded ballet version with a scene-setting Prelude. 1920s Paris was a hotbed of creative collaboration, and the children's ballet L'Eventail de Jeanne (Jean's Fan) brought together composers including members of Les Six to create a joyous melange of influence and individuality, from Ferroud's Stravinsky-tinted Marche to Poulenc's catchy Pastourelle, and from Ravel's glorious opening Fanfare to Schmitt's truly grand Carnival Waltz finale. This is the first recording of the complete L'Eventail de Jeanne to be made by a French orchestra.

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