Jaques-Dalcroze, Emile: Orchestral Works (Vol. 1)

        Émile Jaques-Dalcroze

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CDS1057EAN: 7393338105725                     Performer:
        Moscow Symphony Orchestra

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CDS 1057-2 Emile Jaques-Dalcroze (1865-1950): Suite de Dances (1911); Poeme alpestre (1896); Variations sur 'La Suisse est belle' (1895); Suite de Ballet (1897). Moscow Symphony Orchestra conducted by Adriano.

For all people interested in body and movement, the name Dalcroze is not unfamiliar. He owned a special institute in Geneva and devoted much time and effort to the development of his theories. But he was certainly also a very secure and very productive composer. This CD with some very charming pieces reminding of Messager will serve as a starting point.

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