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Title
Marie-Magdeleine
Composer
Jules Massenet 1842-1912
Performer
Michèle Command  (sopraan) Carolyn Sebron  (mezzosopraan) Hervé Lamy  (tenor) Jean-Philippe Courtis  (bas) Orchestre Français d'Oratorio  (orkest) Choeur Français d'Oratorio  (koor)
Conductor
Jean-Pierre Loré
Publisher
Erol, 1997
3 cd's
Recording date
1994
EAN
3503509400243
CDR
DBX4555
Placing suggestion
31 - Missen, oratoria, cantates, passionen, ... (NBLC) K6 - Koorwerken (Flemish music schema)

Availability in Flemish libraries

More than 1 times in Flemish libraries

About Jules Massenet

Jules Émile Frédéric Massenet (French pronunciation: ​[ʒyl emil fʁedeʁik masnɛ]; 12 May 1842 – 13 August 1912) was a French composer of the Romantic era best known for his operas, of which he wrote more than thirty. The two most frequently staged are Manon (1884) and Werther (1892). He also composed oratorios, ballets, orchestral works, incidental music, piano pieces, songs and other music.

While still a schoolboy, Massenet was admitted to France's principal music college, the Paris Conservatoire. There he studied under Ambroise Thomas, whom he greatly admired. After winning the country's top musical prize, the Prix de Rome, in 1863, he composed prolifically in many genres, but quickly became best known for his operas. Between 1867 and his death forty-five years later he wrote more than forty stage works in a wide variety of st…Read more on Wikipedia

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