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Classical - Released December 9, 2017 | Syrinx

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Classical - Released December 8, 2017 | Decca

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Classical - Released December 7, 2017 | RCA Red Seal

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Classical - Released December 4, 2017 | G.O.P.

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Classical - Released December 3, 2017 | Syrinx

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Classical - Released December 1, 2017 | BIS

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Opera - Released November 24, 2017 | Warner Classics

Hi-Res Booklet Distinctions 4F de Télérama - Gramophone Record of the Month
We will gladly forgive the occasional "weakness" in sound technology in this recording of Troyens by Berlioz (recorded live in concert in April 2017). In light of the first-rate quality of the music and vocals that appear on the disc (a majority of which are French voices, with Stéphane Degout at their head) this immense work is from the Strasbourg Philharmonic Orchestra and the three choirs which have been brought together – because the work demands immense swelling choirs – which are the choir of the Opéra national du Rhin, the Opéra National de Bade, and the Strasbourg Philharmonic's own choir. This recording rests, of course, on the complete original edition, which gives the listener a chance to hear Les Troyens as the work was performed in 1863, at the Théâtre-Lyrique, in which some intense chopping saw Acts I and II condensed into one part and Acts III to V into another, producing two distinct operas (La Prise de Troie and Les Troyens à Carthage). We also get a taste, naturally, of Berlioz's immensely rich orchestral innovations: with every new work, he would invent some exciting new prototype from scratch, never content to rest on his laurels. The listener should note the presence of six saxhorns, recently invented by Adolphe Sax (of whom Berlioz was an indefatigable champion, even if he didn't often use his instruments in his scores, no doubt because of the poor quality of the early instrumentalists who learned - however well or badly - Sax's instruments); bass clarinet, and an army of percussion pieces including several instruments which must have been rare in those days: crotales, goblet drums, tom-toms, thunder sheets... clearly, this is a milestone in the Berlioz discography. © SM/Qobuz
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Classical - Released November 24, 2017 | Deutsche Grammophon (DG)

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Opera - Released November 24, 2017 | Warner Classics

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Classical - Released November 18, 2017 | Syrinx

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Classical - Released November 17, 2017 | Universal Music

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Chamber Music - Released November 17, 2017 | Maguelone Music

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Classical - Released November 17, 2017 | Warner Classics International

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Classical - Released November 16, 2017 | Quimbaya Entretenimiento S.A.S.

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Classical - Released November 10, 2017 | Warner Classics

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