Profanes et Sacrées: 20th-Century French Chamber Music – Grammy Nominated Album! (November 7, 2011)

bscp_frenchx500The Boston Symphony Chamber Players’ new album, Profanes et Sacrées: 20th-Century French Chamber Music, features recordings of Ravel’s Introduction and Allegro for harp, accompanied by string quartet, flute, and clarinet; Henri Tomasi’s Cinq Danses profanes et sacrées; Henri Dutilleux’s Les Citations, for oboe, percussion, harpsichord, and double bass; Debussy’s Sonata for flute, viola, and harp; and Jean Françaix’s Dixtuor, for wind quintet and string quintet.

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RELEASE: 11/7/2011
DURATION: 01:01:15
GENRE: Chamber Music/20th Century Music
LABEL: BSO Classics

Track Audio

RAVEL
Introduction and Allegro for harp, accompanied by string quartet, flute, and clarinet

TOMASI
Cinq Danses profanes et sacrées, for wind quintet: Danse agreste (Allegretto)
Cinq Danses profanes et sacrées, for wind quintet: Danse profane (Scherzando)
Cinq Danses profanes et sacrées, for wind quintet: Danse sacrée (Lent—hiératique)
Cinq Danses profanes et sacrées, for wind quintet: Danse nuptiale (Scherzando)
Cinq Danses profanes et sacrées, for wind quintet: Danse guerrière (Sauvagement frénétique)

DEBUSSY
Sonata for flute, viola, and harp: Pastorale: Lento, dolce rubato
Sonata for flute, viola, and harp: Interlude: Tempo di Minuetto
Sonata for flute, viola, and harp: Finale: Allegro moderato ma risoluto

FRANÇAIX

Dixtuor, for wind quintet and string quintet: Larghetto tranquillo—Allegro
Dixtuor, for wind quintet and string quintet: Andante
Dixtuor, for wind quintet and string quintet: Scherzando
Dixtuor, for wind quintet and string quintet: Allegro moderato