Classical Sunday: Massenet’s Orchestral Suite No. 1

Performed by the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra conducted by Jean-Yves Ossonce.

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Jules Massenet: Orchestral Suite No. 1 Op. 13 (1865)

I. Pastorale et fugue
II. Variations
III. Nocturne
IV. Marche et strette.

Jules Massenet (1842 – 1912) was a French composer of the Romantic era best known for his operas.  He also composed other music, among them ballets and the orchestral suit we picked for this Sunday.

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