Week of February 20, 2012
Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra
Shoa-Chia Lü, conductor
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STRAVINSKY: Le sacre du printemps
DEBUSSY: Nocturnes -- Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, Bernard Haitink, Women's voices of the Collegium Musicum Amstelodamense (Philips 400023) DEBUSSY Trois Nocturnes, etc.
This week's concert is a great study in contrasts. Standing next to each other are some of the most dreamy orchestral pieces; beautiful washes of sound broken up by arguably the most primal piece of them all.
Enter this week's Encore Contest
Joel M. of Saskatoon, Canada won this week's contest by correctly ID'ing Claude Debussy's Sacred and Profane Dances
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