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Canteloube - Chants d'Auvergne / Victoria de los Angeles
Marie-Joseph Canteloube, Jean-Pierre Jacquillat, Orchestre Des Concerts Lamoureux
Canteloube - Chants d'Auvergne / Victoria de los Angeles
Genres: Pop, Classical
 
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All Artists: Marie-Joseph Canteloube, Jean-Pierre Jacquillat, Orchestre Des Concerts Lamoureux, Victoria De Los Angeles
Title: Canteloube - Chants d'Auvergne / Victoria de los Angeles
Members Wishing: 1
Total Copies: 0
Label: EMI Classics
Original Release Date: 1/1/1969
Re-Release Date: 9/14/1999
Album Type: Original recording remastered
Genres: Pop, Classical
Styles: Vocal Pop, Opera & Classical Vocal, Symphonies
Number of Discs: 1
SwapaCD Credits: 1
UPC: 724356699328

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I Found It Sublime.
Charles McVey | Huntington Beach, CA USA | 04/04/2002
(5 out of 5 stars)

"I recently acquired a large hard drive for my computer and set about loading my favorite CDs for instant listening while working in my home office. In that process I came upon this CD, but do not remember buying it. To be able to quickly jump from track to track, I loaded it and expected to make a quick decision whether to keep it or not, expecting the not. (I believe that I ordered this CD due to the similarity of the title with a CD of Jean Ferrat's that is quite special to me.)
WOW! Was I wrong! So wrong that I don't mind admitting it.
Victoria de los Angeles is one of the greats. Her command of her voice is superb. Her phrasing leaves me breathless. The previous reviewer called her voice too heavy for these songs. While I have not heard the works he/she noted, I did not have that reaction. The selection of works is marvelous. I cannot recommend this CD higher. I recommend it for the true classic connoisseur, for the person who 'just' likes classics, and for the person who likes some classics but not all and needs to hear a recognizable tune.
A last comment, my first thought was that the recording suffered because I (mistakenly) felt that the source of her voice in the recording was too removed from the microphone. I was wrong again. In fact the balance of her clear, soprano voice to the orchestra is perfect."