French Music

Anne Gastinel, Claire Desert - French Music For Cello And Piano (2011)

Anne Gastinel, Claire Desert - French Music For Cello And Piano (2011)
EAC Rip | Flac (Image + cue + log) | 1 CD | Full Scans | 226 MB
Genre: Classical | Label: Naive | Catalog Number: 5259

This is the 15th recording on Naïve by one of the label’s best selling artists, the renowned French cellist Anne Gastinel. On this new CD she is accompanied by her regular piano musical partner Claire Désert in three essential works of the French chamber repertoire, César Franck’s much loved Sonata in A major in the popular transcription for cello and piano, and Sonatas by Debussy and Poulenc.

French Music and Jazz in Conversation: From Debussy to Brubeck  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by roxul at Nov. 29, 2014
French Music and Jazz in Conversation: From Debussy to Brubeck

Deborah Mawer, "French Music and Jazz in Conversation: From Debussy to Brubeck"
English | ISBN: 1107037530 | 2014 | 319 pages | PDF | 4 MB
Ivan Moravec - Moravec Plays French Music (2001) [Quality Upgrade]

Ivan Moravec - Moravec Plays French Music
EAC+LOG+CUE | FLAC: 232 MB | Full Artwork 90 MB | 5% Recovery Info
Label/Cat#: Supraphon # SU 3584-2 111 | Country/Year: Czech Republic 2001
Genre: Classical | Style: Romantic, Early 20th Century

“… beyond praise and beyond any ordinary human competition. I have now done enough comparing with most of the other celebrated Chopin and Debussy exponents in our century to be sure that Moravec is Debussy’s greatest living interpreter.” ~Fanfare

French Music Xenakis/Tisne/Looten/Thomassin/Boulez  

Posted by afghan at Oct. 6, 2008
French  Music   Xenakis/Tisne/Looten/Thomassin/Boulez

French Music Xenakis/Tisne/Looten/Thomassin/Boulez
Avant-Garde | 1998 | 68'11 | APE | Front jpg/Back jpg | 274 MB

les tables de multiplication en chansons (French Music)  Music

Posted by krabouc at July 28, 2006
les tables de multiplication en chansons (French Music)

les tables de multiplication en chansons
les tables de multiplication en chansons (French Music)

Mp3 128 Kb/s | 35.61 MB
Finie la corvée des parents !!

Carolyn Sampson, Ex Cathedra, Jeffrey Skidmore - A French Baroque Diva: Arias for Marie Fel (2014)

A French Baroque Diva: Arias for Marie Fel
by Lacoste, Lalande, Rameau, Rousseau, Fiocco & Mondonville
Carolyn Sampson (soprano), Ex Cathedra, Jeffrey Skidmore (conductor)

EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 370 Mb | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 172 Mb | Artwork included
Genre: Classical, Vocal | Label: Hyperion | # CDA68035 | Time: 01:12:55

GRAMOPHONE AWARD 2015 WINNER (RECITAL CATEGORY). A welcome return of Carolyn Sampson and Ex Cathedra to Hyperion, performing the rich, fulsome music of the French Baroque. Their recording of love songs from Rameau’s operas (Hyperion CDA67447) was hugely acclaimed for Sampson’s stylish, fluid, seductive performances, and ten years later her artistry is even more dazzling. This album is of particular interest as rather than concentrating on one composer it showcases the works written for the premiere soprano of the day, Marie Fel. Voltaire called her his ‘adorable nightingale’. For d’Aquin, she was an enchanted being. Marie Fel was the soprano who held an entire generation spellbound at the Paris Opéra and at Louis XV’s court during one of the most glorious periods of French music. With a voice described as ‘pure, charming, silvery’ (La Borde), ‘touching and sublime’ (Grimm) and ‘always lovely, always seductive’ (d’Aquin), she inspired some of Jean-Philippe Rameau’s finest music and introduced a whole new level of virtuosity and expression into the French singing tradition. Her long, triumphant career is traced through this fascinating recording.
Les Arts Florissants, William Christie - Campra: French Cantatas (1992)

Les Arts Florissants, William Christie - Campra: French Cantatas (1992)
EAC | FLAC (image+.cue, log) | Covers + Digital Booklet | 55:06 | 312 MB
Genre: Classica, Vocal | Label: Harmonia Mundi | Catalog: HMA 1951238

Is it fair to say that most born Frenchmen have considered themselves exceedingly fortunate in their nativity? Moi? I didn't enjoy such luck. Neither did Jean-Baptiste Lully, the favorite of Louis XIV and thus the tyrant of French music for thirty-four years. Lully was born in Florence in 1632, but carried to France as a youthful Ganymede; he entered the service of the Sun King in 1653 as a dancer, and he rose to a position of monopoly influence in Louis XIV's court despite his flagrant debauchery and libertine sexuality. Just as Louis declared, that 'he was the State,' Lully could well have said "French Music, it's me!"
Dorothee Oberlinger & Ensemble 1700 - French Baroque: Versailles 1700-1740 (2011) {Harmonia Mundi}

Dorothee Oberlinger & Ensemble 1700 - French Baroque - Versailles 1700-1740 (2011)
EAC Rip | FLAC (tracks+.cue, log) | Artwork | 402 mb | MP3 CBR 320kbps | RAR | 228 mb
Classical, Baroque | Label: Deutsche Harmonia Mundi - 88697735092

French Baroque: Versailles 1700-1740 album by Dorothee Oberlinger was released Mar 01, 2011 on the Deutsche Harmonia Mundi label.
Anthony Bailes - Une Douceur Violente: 17th-century French Lute Music (2011, Ramee # RAM 1104) [RE-UP]

Anthony Bailes - Une Douceur Violente
17th-century french lute music by Jacques de Gallot (1625-1690), Pierre Gallot (1660-1715) & Charles Mouton (1617-1699)
EAC+LOG+CUE | WV: 298 MB | Full Artwork | 5% Recovery Info
Label/Cat#: Ramee # RAM 1104 | Country/Year: France 2011
Genre: Classical | Style: Baroque, Lute Music

…The Burwell lute tutor states: "[On] other instruments we sing, but on the lute we speak". That is exactly what Bailes does, and in a very eloquent manner.
Patrick Gallois, Lydia Wong - French Flute Music: Poulenc, Messiaen, Dutilleux, Jolivet, Boulez, Sancan (2005)

French Flute Music: Poulenc, Messiaen, Dutilleux, Jolivet, Boulez, Sancan (2005)
Patrick Gallois, flute; Lydia Wong, piano

EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 224 Mb (incl 5%) | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 144 Mb (incl 5%) | Scans included
Genre: Classical | Label: Naxos | # 8.557328 | Time: 00:59:33

Since the end of the seventeenth century French composers have shown a particular skill and deftness of touch in writing for the flute. The instrument owes much of its prominence in French music of the twentieth century to the use made of it in orchestral colouring by composers such as Debussy and Ravel, as well as to a group of highly gifted players associated in one way or another with the Paris Conservatoire. They include the soloist on this recording, Patrick Gallois, a pupil of Jean-Pierre Rampal. This collection of works composed during the last sixty years ranges from Poulenc’s Sonata, marked by rhythmic vitality and a delicate vein of sentimentality, Messiaen’s Le merle noir, inspired by bird song, to Boulez’s Sonatine, which the composer himself has characterised as ‘organised delirium’.