Friday, 20 February 2009

Ravel & Debussy - Calefax Reed Quintet





Claude Debussy

Children's Corner, suite for piano (or orchestra), L. 113
Arranged by Raaf Hekkema

Six épigraphes antiques
Arranged by Eduard Wesly


Couperin - Ravel
Forlane
Arranged by Alban Wesly


Maurice Ravel

Le tombeau de Couperin, for piano
Arranged by Raaf Hekkema


Calefax Reed Quintet
Ivar Berix, clarinet
Raaf Hekkema, saxophone
Jelte Althuis, bass clarinet
Alban Wesly, bassoon
Eduard Wesly, oboe

Recorded in June 1995


An unusual combination of instruments, producing a beautiful sound. I recommend to check out the group's wonderful interpretation of Jean-Philippe Rameau's "Nouvelles Suites" and the samples on their own website (http://calefax.nl/audio/).

10 comments:

  1. Thank you! wonderfullll post!

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  2. Thanks,
    Interesting music is always welcome.

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  3. Dear Anchusa, thank you for this fine posting!

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  4. What a fantastic thing to undertake such a "sacrilegious" attempt! I am thrilled. Thank you very much.

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  5. Please re-upload. Many thanks,
    Tom

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  7. New link (One-file-per-track FLACs and scans):
    http://mir.cr/1VQSAQLT

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