"The CD contains Jean La Fontaine’s seven most famous fables, with music by Xavier Benguerel. Throughout the narrative, the music accompanies the text: it anticipates what is to come and illustrates the content. The instruments serve to highlight the characteristics that La Fontaine so wisely attributes to his animals: the bassoon portrays the wisdom of the Fox, the oboe, the terrible way the Mosquito stings the Lion...
This CD is a new addition to TRITÓ’s La corxera juganera series. The Cadaqués Orchestra Ensemble is accompanied on this occasion by Rosa Gàmiz as narrator. The Catalan text is included on the booklet."
|Period:||Romantic Music, 20th Century Music|
|Composer:||Xavier Benguerel (1931 - ) (bio)|
|Artist/s:||Ensemble Orquestra de Cadaqués - Philippe Entremont|
Rosa Gàmiz, narradora
|Number of Discs:||1|
|Content:||This CD includes the seven most famous fables by Jean La Fontaine, put in music by the Catalan composer Xavier Benguerel. In a playful way, music works as a leitmotiv commenting or anticipating the action. |
* Words in Catalan