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Classical CDs Weekly: Poulenc, Saint-Saëns, Stravinsky | reviews, news & interviews

Classical CDs Weekly: Poulenc, Saint-Saëns, Stravinsky

Classical CDs Weekly: Poulenc, Saint-Saëns, Stravinsky

A Gallic flavour to two period-instrument recordings and classic ballet scores

Claire Chevallier and Jos van Immerseel: pungent in Poulenc© Thomas Vanhaute

There's a Gallic flavour to this week's new releases, with two unusual recordings of orchestral music played on period instruments. And there's a set of seminal 20th-century ballet scores, played by a wonderful French orchestra under their much-missed Russian principal conductor.

There's a Gallic flavour to this week's new releases, with two unusual recordings of orchestral music played on period instruments. And there's a set of seminal 20th-century ballet scores, played by a wonderful French orchestra under their much-missed Russian principal conductor.

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