Falla The Three Cornered Hat Hybrid Stereo SACD
Hybrid Stereo SACD!
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This timeless gem is performed by L'Orchestre de la Suisse Romande, conducted by
Ernest Ansermet. This is a performance to be known as "one of the greats." The
composition, Three-Cornered Hat, was premiered by Ansermet, and with its lively
rhythms, subtle narratives, dynamic development and vivid contrast and tone
colors, this version is a masterly performance that none other appears able to
exceed. The performance illustrates the ethnic taste that is rich in wild beauty
in a truly vivid and dynamic way, while highlighting the lyricism of Falla's
music in a sophisticated, uncompromising manner. The solo singing by the young
Berganza is also worth a listen.
"Falla's The Three Cornered Hat is not frequently recorded complete, so this
sensational performance by Ernest Ansermet conducting L'Orchestre de la Suisse
Romande is special. The music initially explodes out of the speakers and
continues unabated to the end, a true and underrated sonic spectacular." -
Arthur Lintgren, The Absolute Sound, January 2019
• Super Audio CD
• SACD Stereo SACD Layer
• This Hybrid SACD contains a 'Red Book' Stereo CD Layer which is playable on
most conventional CD Players!
Manuel De Falla, composer
Ernest Ansermet, conductor
Teresa Berganza, mezzo-soprano
L'Orchestre De La Suisse Romande
2. Part 1. Afternoon
3. Part 2. The Neighbour's Dance (Seguidillas)
4. Part 2. The Miller's Dance (Farruca)
5. Part 2. Conclusion
6. La Vida Breve - Interlude & Dance