Laurence Equilbey & Insula Orchestra - Louise Farrenc: Symphonies No.1 & No.3

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Laurence Equilbey, conducting her period-instrument Insula Orchestra, champions the composer Louise Farrenc, a prominent and pioneering figure in 19th century Paris. This album presents two of Farrenc’s three symphonies, 'No. 1 in C minor,' first heard in 1845, and 'No. 3 in G minor,' premiered in 1849. 

“The score is so well written that it deserves a prominent place in the history of the early Romantic symphony,” wrote the Financial Times after a performance of the Symphony No 3 in London, marking International Women’s Day 2018. “Equilbey and the Insula orchestra gave it a fleet, fiery performance. Their crusading spirit lived up to the day’s billing.” The Daily Telegraph observed that the symphony “was full of engaging inventions … It’s clearly a fine piece; all it needs now is to be heard, many times.” 

 

TRACKLIST: 

   Symphonie No. 1 Op. 32
  1. Andante sostenuto. Allegro
  2. Adagio cantabile
  3. Minuetto. Moderato
  4. Allegro assai

    Symphonie No. 3 Op.36
  5. Adagio. Allegro
  6. Adagio cantabile
  7. Scherzo: vivace
  8. Finale: Allegro 

 

  • CD housed in jewel case with clear tray 

 


 

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