Amuse-Bouche - French Choral DelicaciesDecca Records
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Award-winning vocal group I Fagiolini celebrate their 30th anniversary with this new album which offers a rich concoction of 20th Century choral delicacies and marks a departure from their previous recordings of Italian Renaissance music. Arranged as a tasting menu, this new Decca Classics recording includes two world premieres bursting with Gallic flavor: Jean Françaix's Ode à la Gastronomie; and an arrangement for voices and piano of the slow movement of Ravel's G major Piano Concerto, set to a text by Verlaine and featuring pianist Anna Markland. These along with Cantique Des Cantiques by Jean-Yves Daniel-Lesur form the main dishes within the program.
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