CARL DAVIS (b.1936): The Lady of the Camellias - Ballet.
Catalogue Number: 09P072
Label: Carl Davis Collection
Description: Collectors of Davis' lush, late-Romantic ballet scores will want this brand-new confection, based on Dumas' famous novel which is the source of Verdi's Traviata, produced for the Croatian National Ballet in 2008. 103 minutes of music, fairly heavy on waltzes, which ultimate derives from the Russian (i.e. Tchaikovsky) tradition. The booklet provides detailed synopses for the 31 numbers and includes nine color photos from the ballet's performance. 2 CDs. Czech National Symphony Orchestra; Carl Davis.