Ravel, Bolero, EMI Classics, DVD, Orchestre De Paris, Jean Martinon #7243 4
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> [Original Message]
> From: Richard Warren <[log in to unmask]>
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> Date: 8/7/2003 10:04:57 AM
> Subject: Re: [ARSCLIST] Bolero by Ravel the definitive version?
> Dear Mr. Levinson,
> This recommendation will be controversial, but I'd suggest Piero Coppola
> (Victor M-793 / HMV W-1067 - 8). Coppola consulted Ravel in connection
> recording his music and says that he tried to follow the composer's
> Second, I'd try Ravel's recording, made at about the same time,
> that Ravel was a reluctant conductor who did not feel well qualified. Most
> other recordings have problems of tempo, however effective they may be or
> how much better one may like them (I like Coppola's the best of any).
> Richard Warren
> At 07:10 PM 8/6/2003 -0400, you wrote:
> >I was wondering whether anyone on this list might be able to steer
> >in the direction of any performance of this work that is considered
> >the benchmark upon which other are judged? I am a neophyte
> >in the "classical" world and any help would be appreciated.
> >Aaron Levinson
--- Fred Catalano
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