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Arthur Sullivan: L’île Enchantée: ballet in one (etc) Dutton

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« on: July 02, 2022, 07:00:01 pm »

John Andrews proves himself a ballet-music conductor in the class of Richard Bonynge and John Lanchbery, striking that fine and difficult balance between what might be danceable on the stage and what works in terms of concert tempi. As to the whole programme of the disc, it's a wonderful conspectus of 1860s Sullivan, filling in the gaps between The Tempest, Kenilworth, the Irish Symphony, In Memoriam, Marmion and The Prodigal Son.

The Sullivan Society and, in particular Robin Gordon-Powell, have worked tirelessly to get this repertoire recorded to the highest possible standard. Robin's editing and (where necessary) re-orchestration is exemplary.

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