FLORENT SCHMITT (1870-1958): Le palais hanté, Op. 49, Psaume XLVII for Soprano, Organ, Chorus and Orchestra, Op. 38, La tragédie de Salomé, Op. 50.

Catalogue Number: 07N066

Label: Chandos

Reference: 5090

Format: CD

Price: $18.98

Description: The noisy, barbarically colorful, sensuous and languorous) Psalm setting from Schmitt's early days (1904) and the equally vivid, violent and exotic Salomé from six years later are old friends to collectors by now but the Poe-inspired "Haunted Palace" of 1904, a dark, haunted piece which partakes of the decadent stream of French artistic consciousness then current, fusing it with the form of the Lisztian tone-poem, is otherwise unavailable on CD. French-English texts. Susan Bullock (soprano), São Paolo Symphony Orchestra and Choir; Yan Pascal Tortelier. SACD hybrid


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