Francoise Geryais ("Debussy et In it tonalite." 97-107), Ernest Ansermet
(phenomenolory: "Le langage de Debussy." 33-15).
Debussy: Nocturnes; Ernest Ansermet
conducts L'Orchestre de la Suisse Romande; Classic Records CSCD 6023.
Today, the collection keeps musical manuscripts in the hands of Belgian composers such as Jules Denefve (1814-1877), and many unique Belgian editions of the 18th century, as well as concert programs, posters, letters, and autographs from the hands of famous musicians and composers (including Alban Berg, Alfred Cortot, Vincent d'Indy, Ernest Ansermet
, Charles-Marie Widor, and Guillaume Lekeu).
He played under conductors such as Richard Strauss, Ansermet
, Ravel, Stravinsky, De Falla, etc.
Reiner and his assistant conductor George Schick conducted half the programs that season, with the rest led by a remarkable lineup of guest conductors including Igor Stravinsky, Karl Bohm, Bruno Walter, Carlo Maria Giulini, Antal Dorati, Ernest Ansermet
, William Steinberg, and Erich Leinsdorf.
V., KOLITSCH, U., MEISSER, N., ANDRUT, M., ANSERMET
, S., and BURNS, P.
Martinu also found promoters among the most important conductors of his day--Sergei Koussevitzky, Charles Munch, Ernest Ansermet
, Paul Sacher, Eugene Ormandy, George Szell, Walter Straram, Rafael Kubelik, Vaclav Talich and Karel Ancerl.
The two works by Franck and Chausson couldn't suit the orchestra better, considering how well their most-famous conductor, Ernst Ansermet
, used to love the French repertoire.
I grew up with Ernest Ansermet
's magical 1954 recreation of the score in equally magical Decca early stereo, and had no trouble conjuring up Colette's enchanted chairs and teapots, birds, cats, bats and squirrels; and though I was an adult when I discovered Lorin Maazel's version of 1960, it evoked its own distinctive altered state of imaginative delight.