Ernest Ansermet

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Ansermet was a reliable, insightful interpreter of composers from Mozart to Martin who also composed a symphonic poem and orchestrated Debussy's Six épigraphes antiques.
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Discography

Year Album Label AllMusic Rating User Ratings
Rimsky-Korsakov: Scheherazade: Borodin: Polovtsian Dances
1984 Rimsky-Korsakov: Scheherazade: Borodin: Polovtsian Dances London
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Debussy: La Mer; Nocturnes
1984 Debussy: La Mer; Nocturnes London
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Stravinsky: L'histoire du soldat
1990 Stravinsky: L'histoire du soldat Claves
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Borodin: Polovtsian Dances; Symphony Nos.2 & 3
1991 Borodin: Polovtsian Dances; Symphony Nos.2 & 3 Decca
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Glazunov: The Seasons
1991 Glazunov: The Seasons London
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Haydn: Symphonie No. 95; Frank Martin: Concerto; Igor Strawinsky: L'Oiseau de Feu
1992 Haydn: Symphonie No. 95; Frank Martin: Concerto; Igor Strawinsky: L'Oiseau de Feu Orfeo
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Stravinsky: Ballets
1994 Stravinsky: Ballets Decca
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Fauré: Requiem; Pelléas et Mélisande; Masques et Bergamasques
1994 Fauré: Requiem; Pelléas et Mélisande; Masques et Bergamasques Decca / Eloquence
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Nikolay Rimsky-Korsakov: Scheherazade; Sadko; Dubinushka; May Night; Christmas Eve; The Snow Maiden; etc.
1994 Nikolay Rimsky-Korsakov: Scheherazade; Sadko; Dubinushka; May Night; Christmas Eve; The Snow Maiden; etc. London
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Tchaikovsky: Swan Lake; Prokofiev: Romeo & Juliet
1994 Tchaikovsky: Swan Lake; Prokofiev: Romeo & Juliet London
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Ravel, Honegger, Dukas, Chabrier, Debussy
1995 Ravel, Honegger, Dukas, Chabrier, Debussy London
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Stravinsky: The Firebird
1995 Stravinsky: The Firebird London
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Bizet: Carmen Suite; L'Arlésienne Suite; Jeux d'Enfants
1996 Bizet: Carmen Suite; L'Arlésienne Suite; Jeux d'Enfants London
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Ernest Ansermet Conducts Handel
1996 Ernest Ansermet Conducts Handel Koch International Classics
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Fauré: Requiem
1996 Fauré: Requiem London
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Ansermet Conducts Chabrier
1997 Ansermet Conducts Chabrier London
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Léo Delibes: Coppélia & Sylvia [Highlights]
1997 Léo Delibes: Coppélia & Sylvia [Highlights] Broken Audio
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Mendelssohn: A Midsummer Night's Dream; Overtures 'Ruy Blas' & 'Hebrides'
1997 Mendelssohn: A Midsummer Night's Dream; Overtures 'Ruy Blas' & 'Hebrides' Decca / Eloquence
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Ravel: L'Enfant et les Sortileges
1997 Ravel: L'Enfant et les Sortileges Decca
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Debussy: Pelléas et Mélisande
1998 Debussy: Pelléas et Mélisande Decca
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Tchaikovsky: Nutcracker; Swan Lake; Sleeping Beauty
1999 Tchaikovsky: Nutcracker; Swan Lake; Sleeping Beauty Decca
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Mozart: Piano Concerto 26; Symphonies 35 & 39
1999 Mozart: Piano Concerto 26; Symphonies 35 & 39 Cascavelle
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Prokofiev: Violin Concertos 1 & 2; Romeo & Juliet; Symphony No. 5; Scythian Suite
2000 Prokofiev: Violin Concertos 1 & 2; Romeo & Juliet; Symphony No. 5; Scythian Suite Decca
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Ansermet Conducts Stravinsky
2000 Ansermet Conducts Stravinsky Dutton Laboratories
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20th Century Maestros: Ernest Ansermet & Charles Munch
2000 20th Century Maestros: Ernest Ansermet & Charles Munch History
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Falla: Three-Cornered Hat, etc.
2000 Falla: Three-Cornered Hat, etc. Decca
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Khachaturian: Excerpts from Gayane & Spartacus
2000 Khachaturian: Excerpts from Gayane & Spartacus Decca
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Mussorgsky: Boris Godounov
2001 Mussorgsky: Boris Godounov Malibran Music
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Ansermet Conducts Rimsky-Korsakov
2001 Ansermet Conducts Rimsky-Korsakov Dutton Laboratories
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The Ultimate Wizard Album
2001 The Ultimate Wizard Album ABC Classics / Decca
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Ravel: The Orchestral Masterpieces
2001 Ravel: The Orchestral Masterpieces Decca
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Stravinsky: Ballets; Stage Works; Orchestral Works
2001 Stravinsky: Ballets; Stage Works; Orchestral Works Decca
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Stravinsky: The Rite of Spring; Petrouchka
2002 Stravinsky: The Rite of Spring; Petrouchka Classica d'Oro
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Ernest Ansermet Conducts Ballet Music
2002 Ernest Ansermet Conducts Ballet Music SOMM
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Debussy: Pelléas et Mélisande
2003 Debussy: Pelléas et Mélisande Decca
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Debussy: Orchestral Works
2003 Debussy: Orchestral Works Decca
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Maestro Avanzato: Stravinsky, Martin
2003 Maestro Avanzato: Stravinsky, Martin Document
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Ernest Ansermet conducts Debussy, Dukas, Saint-Saëns (Orchestral Works)
2003 Ernest Ansermet conducts Debussy, Dukas, Saint-Saëns (Orchestral Works) Testament
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Maestro Avanzato: Debussy, Chabrier, Ravel, De Falla, Honegger
2003 Maestro Avanzato: Debussy, Chabrier, Ravel, De Falla, Honegger Document
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Maestro Avanzato: Mussorgsky, Lalo, Rimsky-Korsakov
2003 Maestro Avanzato: Mussorgsky, Lalo, Rimsky-Korsakov Document
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Maestro Avanzato: Schumann, Liszt, Lipatti
2003 Maestro Avanzato: Schumann, Liszt, Lipatti Document
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Mozart: Jupiter - Symphony No. 41
2004 Mozart: Jupiter - Symphony No. 41 Profil - Edition Günter Hänssler
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Debussy: La Mer; Prélude à l'Après-midi d'un Faune; Jeux, Etc.
2004 Debussy: La Mer; Prélude à l'Après-midi d'un Faune; Jeux, Etc. Decca
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Audio Archive Classics: Stravinsky
2005 Audio Archive Classics: Stravinsky MediaTag
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Ernest Ansermet: Decca Recordings 1953-1967 [Box Set]
2006 Ernest Ansermet: Decca Recordings 1953-1967 [Box Set] Decca
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Falla: Three Cornered Hat
2006 Falla: Three Cornered Hat Decca
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Haydn: Symphony No. 85; Debussy: Nocturnes; Etc.
2006 Haydn: Symphony No. 85; Debussy: Nocturnes; Etc. BBC Legends
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Tchaikovsky: Swan Lake (Highlights)
2007 Tchaikovsky: Swan Lake (Highlights) Decca
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Wagner: Lohengrin - Prelude to Act 1; Siegfried’s Funeral March; Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg - Prelude; Parsifal - Prelude & Good Friday Music
2008 Wagner: Lohengrin - Prelude to Act 1; Siegfried’s Funeral March; Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg - Prelude; Parsifal - Prelude & Good Friday Music Decca
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Rimsky-Korsakov: Scheherazade; Le Coq d'Or Suite
2008 Rimsky-Korsakov: Scheherazade; Le Coq d'Or Suite Decca / Eloquence
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Rimsky-Korsakov: Scheherazade; Antar [Australia]
2008 Rimsky-Korsakov: Scheherazade; Antar [Australia] Decca
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Prokofiev: Romeo and Juliet; Cinderella; The Prodigal Son & Others
2009 Prokofiev: Romeo and Juliet; Cinderella; The Prodigal Son & Others Decca / Eloquence
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Prokofiev: Violin Concertos Nos. 1 & 2; Piano Concerto No. 3
2009 Prokofiev: Violin Concertos Nos. 1 & 2; Piano Concerto No. 3 Decca / Eloquence
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Beethoven: Symphony No. 9; Overtures; Grosse Fuge
2009 Beethoven: Symphony No. 9; Overtures; Grosse Fuge Eloquence
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Beethoven: Symphonies Nos. 1-4; Coriolan Overture
2009 Beethoven: Symphonies Nos. 1-4; Coriolan Overture Decca / Eloquence
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Debussy: La Mer; Nocturnes; Jeux & Others
2009 Debussy: La Mer; Nocturnes; Jeux & Others Decca
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Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 5; Symphony No. 5
2009 Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 5; Symphony No. 5 Cascavelle
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Dutilleux: Symphony No. 1; Martinù: Symphony No. 4
2009 Dutilleux: Symphony No. 1; Martinù: Symphony No. 4 Cascavelle
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Falla, Debussy, Ravel: Hommage à l'Espagne
2009 Falla, Debussy, Ravel: Hommage à l'Espagne Cascavelle
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Fauré: Requiem; R. Strauss: Four Last Songs
2009 Fauré: Requiem; R. Strauss: Four Last Songs Cascavelle
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Magnard: Symphony No. 3; D'Indy: Symphonie "Cévenole"
2009 Magnard: Symphony No. 3; D'Indy: Symphonie "Cévenole" Cascavelle
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Stravinsky: Symphonies
2009 Stravinsky: Symphonies Decca
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Albéniz: Iberia; Navarra; Villa-Lobos: Piano Concerto No. 1
2010 Albéniz: Iberia; Navarra; Villa-Lobos: Piano Concerto No. 1 Decca
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Ernest Ansermet Conducts Berlioz & Liszt & Wagner
2010 Ernest Ansermet Conducts Berlioz & Liszt & Wagner Cascavelle
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Royal Ballet Performances
2011 Royal Ballet Performances Broken Audio
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Honegger: Symphonies 2-4; Choral Works; Martin: In Terra Pax
2012 Honegger: Symphonies 2-4; Choral Works; Martin: In Terra Pax Eloquence
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Stravinsky - Ansermet: First Decca Recordings
2012 Stravinsky - Ansermet: First Decca Recordings Eloquence
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Borodin: Symphony No. 2; String Quartet No. 2; Polovtsian Dances [Remastered]
2012 Borodin: Symphony No. 2; String Quartet No. 2; Polovtsian Dances [Remastered] Broken Audio
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Beethoven: Symphony Nos. 1 & 8
2012 Beethoven: Symphony Nos. 1 & 8 Broken Audio
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Ravel: Rapsodie Espagnole; Ljadow: Baba-Yaga; Kikimora [Remastered]
2012 Ravel: Rapsodie Espagnole; Ljadow: Baba-Yaga; Kikimora [Remastered] Broken Audio
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Bizet: L'Arlesienne Suite; Falla: Le Tricorne
2013 Bizet: L'Arlesienne Suite; Falla: Le Tricorne Broken Audio
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Carl Maria von Weber: Grand Duo Concertante for Clarinet & Overtures
2013 Carl Maria von Weber: Grand Duo Concertante for Clarinet & Overtures Broken Audio
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Debussy: Images; Prélude à l'après-midi d'un Faune; La boîte à joujoux
2013 Debussy: Images; Prélude à l'après-midi d'un Faune; La boîte à joujoux Praga / Praga Digitals
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Tchaikovsky: Violin Concerto, Op. 35; Bartók: Violin Concerto No. 2
2013 Tchaikovsky: Violin Concerto, Op. 35; Bartók: Violin Concerto No. 2 Audite
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Debussy: Suite bergamasque; Marche écossaise; La mer
2013 Debussy: Suite bergamasque; Marche écossaise; La mer Broken Audio
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Roussel: Symphony No. 3 & 4
2013 Roussel: Symphony No. 3 & 4 Broken Audio
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Stravinsky: The Firebird; Agon
2013 Stravinsky: The Firebird; Agon Broken Audio
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Glazunov: Symphonies 2 & 3; Violin Concerto; Stenka Razin
2017 Glazunov: Symphonies 2 & 3; Violin Concerto; Stenka Razin Urania
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Franz Liszt: Symphonic Poems, Vol. 2
2017 Franz Liszt: Symphonic Poems, Vol. 2 Praga Digitals
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Mussorgsky: Pictures at an Exhibition; Ravel: La Valse; Respighi: Rossiniana
2018 Mussorgsky: Pictures at an Exhibition; Ravel: La Valse; Respighi: Rossiniana Decca / Eloquence
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Ernest Ansermet: Ravel, Debussy - The Decca 78s
2018 Ernest Ansermet: Ravel, Debussy - The Decca 78s Decca / Eloquence
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Haydn: Symphony No. 101 'The Clock'; Bizet: Patrie; Symphony in C major
2018 Haydn: Symphony No. 101 'The Clock'; Bizet: Patrie; Symphony in C major Decca / Eloquence
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Debussy: La Mer; Jeux; Dukas: La Péri; L'Apprenti sorcier
2018 Debussy: La Mer; Jeux; Dukas: La Péri; L'Apprenti sorcier Decca / Eloquence
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Martin: Concerto for Seven Wind Instruments; Études; Petite Symphonie Concertante; Violin Concerto; In Terra Pax
2018 Martin: Concerto for Seven Wind Instruments; Études; Petite Symphonie Concertante; Violin Concerto; In Terra Pax Decca / Eloquence
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Tchaikovsky: The Sleeping Beauty
Tchaikovsky: The Sleeping Beauty Decca / Eloquence
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Ansermet Encores
Ansermet Encores Decca / Eloquence
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Russian Music
Russian Music Decca
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Stravinsky: The Fire Bird
Stravinsky: The Fire Bird Decca / Speakers Corner
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Prokofiev: Symphony No. 5
Prokofiev: Symphony No. 5 IMP Classics
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Rimsky-Korsakov: Scheherazade; Antar
Rimsky-Korsakov: Scheherazade; Antar Decca
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Bloch, Oboussier, Geiser
Bloch, Oboussier, Geiser Eloquence
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Music of Rimsky-Korsakov
Music of Rimsky-Korsakov Decca / Speakers Corner
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Bartók: Le Château de Barbe-Bleue
Bartók: Le Château de Barbe-Bleue Malibran Music
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Bizet: Carmen and L'Arlesienne Suites
Bizet: Carmen and L'Arlesienne Suites Decca / Speakers Corner
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Audio Archive Classics: Rimsky-Korsakov
Audio Archive Classics: Rimsky-Korsakov Audio Archive Classics / MediaTag
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Arthur Honegger: Symphonie Liturgique; Brahms: Symphony Nr. 3
Arthur Honegger: Symphonie Liturgique; Brahms: Symphony Nr. 3 Orfeo
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Ansermet in Russia: Glinka, Borodin, Mussorgsky, Prokofiev
Ansermet in Russia: Glinka, Borodin, Mussorgsky, Prokofiev Decca / Eloquence
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Manuel de Falla: Nights in the Garden of Spain; Three-Cornered Hat; Vida Breve
Manuel de Falla: Nights in the Garden of Spain; Three-Cornered Hat; Vida Breve London
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Borodin: Symphony No. 2 & No. 3
Borodin: Symphony No. 2 & No. 3 Original Recordings Group
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Mémoires: Ernest Ansermet dirige Alban Berg
Mémoires: Ernest Ansermet dirige Alban Berg Cascavelle
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Borodin: Symphony No. 2; Symphony No. 3; Prince Igor Overture
Borodin: Symphony No. 2; Symphony No. 3; Prince Igor Overture London / Speakers Corner
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Prokofiev: Classical Symphony; March and Scherzo; Glinka: Kamarinska Fantasy; A Life of the Czar
Prokofiev: Classical Symphony; March and Scherzo; Glinka: Kamarinska Fantasy; A Life of the Czar Decca / Speakers Corner
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Britten: Les Illuminations; War Requiem; Berg: Sieben frühe Lieder
Britten: Les Illuminations; War Requiem; Berg: Sieben frühe Lieder Cascavelle
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Ravel: Mother Goose Suite
Ravel: Mother Goose Suite Decca / Speakers Corner
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Chausson: Symphony in B flat; Fauré: Pénélope Prélude; Masques et Bergamasques; Dukas: The Sorcerer's Apprentice
Chausson: Symphony in B flat; Fauré: Pénélope Prélude; Masques et Bergamasques; Dukas: The Sorcerer's Apprentice Decca Eloquence
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Roussel, Dukas, Chausson
Roussel, Dukas, Chausson Eloquence
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Chopin: Piano Concerto No. 2; Ravel: Piano Concerto for the Left Hand
Chopin: Piano Concerto No. 2; Ravel: Piano Concerto for the Left Hand Decca / Eloquence
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Stravinsky: Petrushka
Stravinsky: Petrushka London
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Claude Debussy: Das Martyrium des Heiligen Sebastian
Claude Debussy: Das Martyrium des Heiligen Sebastian Acanta
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Tchaikovsky: Swan Lake
Tchaikovsky: Swan Lake Decca / Speakers Corner
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De Falla: El Amor Brujo; The Three-Cornered Hat
De Falla: El Amor Brujo; The Three-Cornered Hat Denon Records
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Tchaikovsky: The Great Ballets
Tchaikovsky: The Great Ballets Brilliant Classics
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Falla: El sombrero de tres picos; Debussy: Images pour orchestre
Falla: El sombrero de tres picos; Debussy: Images pour orchestre Decca
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Lalo: Symphonie Espagnole; Ravel: Tzigane
Lalo: Symphonie Espagnole; Ravel: Tzigane Decca / Speakers Corner
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Debussy: Dramatic Works & Ballet Music
Debussy: Dramatic Works & Ballet Music Decca
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Martin: Concerto for 7 Wind Instruments; Etudes; Petite Symphonie Concertante
Martin: Concerto for 7 Wind Instruments; Etudes; Petite Symphonie Concertante Decca
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Debussy: La Mer; Nocturnes
Debussy: La Mer; Nocturnes IMP Classics
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Mendelssohn: Overtures; Symphony No. 4; A Midsummer Night's Dream; Schubert: Rosamunde
Mendelssohn: Overtures; Symphony No. 4; A Midsummer Night's Dream; Schubert: Rosamunde Decca
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Ernest Ansermet
Ernest Ansermet EMI Music Distribution
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Tchaikovsky: The Nutcracker
Tchaikovsky: The Nutcracker Decca / Speakers Corner
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Ernest Ansermet and the Ballets Russes
Ernest Ansermet and the Ballets Russes Decca / Eloquence
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Prokofiev: Symphony No. 1; Symphony No. 5; Symphony No. 6
Prokofiev: Symphony No. 1; Symphony No. 5; Symphony No. 6 Decca / Eloquence
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Ernest Ansermet Conducts Lalo & Chabrier
Ernest Ansermet Conducts Lalo & Chabrier Decca
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Ravel: Daphnis & Chloë
Ravel: Daphnis & Chloë Decca
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Falla: El amor brujo; El sombrero de tres picos; Danza Española No. 1
Falla: El amor brujo; El sombrero de tres picos; Danza Española No. 1 Decca
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Respighi: Pini di Roma; Fontane di Roma; Rossini/Respighi: La boutique fantasque
Respighi: Pini di Roma; Fontane di Roma; Rossini/Respighi: La boutique fantasque Decca
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Falla: L'Atlantide/Homenajes
Falla: L'Atlantide/Homenajes Cascavelle
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Robert Schumann: Bicentenary Edition
Robert Schumann: Bicentenary Edition Cascavelle
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Falla: The Three Cornered Hat; Interlude & Dance from La Vida Breve
Falla: The Three Cornered Hat; Interlude & Dance from La Vida Breve Vinyl Passion Classical
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The Royal Ballet: Gala Performances
The Royal Ballet: Gala Performances Blue Moon / Living Stereo
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Fauré: Pelléas et Mélisande; Dukas: The Sorcerer's Apprentice; Chausson: Symphony in B flat
Fauré: Pelléas et Mélisande; Dukas: The Sorcerer's Apprentice; Chausson: Symphony in B flat Decca
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Schumann: Symphonies Nos. 1 & 2; Piano Concerto; Cello Concerto
Schumann: Symphonies Nos. 1 & 2; Piano Concerto; Cello Concerto Decca / Eloquence
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Fauré: Requiem; Orchestral Works
Fauré: Requiem; Orchestral Works Eloquence
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Stravinsky: Symphony in C; Symphony in Three Movements
Stravinsky: Symphony in C; Symphony in Three Movements Decca
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French Music
French Music Decca
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Stravinsky: The Firebird - Performance & Rehearsal
Stravinsky: The Firebird - Performance & Rehearsal Decca / Eloquence
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The Great European Tradition
The Great European Tradition Decca
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Tchaikovsky: The Nutcracker; Suite No. 3; Suite No. 4 'Mozartiana'
Tchaikovsky: The Nutcracker; Suite No. 3; Suite No. 4 'Mozartiana' Decca
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Honegger: Le Roi David
Honegger: Le Roi David Decca
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Tchaikovsky: Swan Lake; Variations on a Rococo Theme; Symphony No. 6 'Pathétique'
Tchaikovsky: Swan Lake; Variations on a Rococo Theme; Symphony No. 6 'Pathétique' Decca / Eloquence
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J.S. Bach: Orchestral Suites Nos. 2 & 3; Sinfonias from Cantatas Nos. 12 & 31; Cantatas Nos. 45, 67, 101, 105 & 130;
J.S. Bach: Orchestral Suites Nos. 2 & 3; Sinfonias from Cantatas Nos. 12 & 31; Cantatas Nos. 45, 67, 101, 105 & 130; Decca / Eloquence
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The World of Offenbach
The World of Offenbach Eloquence
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Albéniz: Iberia; Turina: Danzas Fantásticas
Albéniz: Iberia; Turina: Danzas Fantásticas Decca / Speakers Corner
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