Jean Martinon

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    Rapsodie espagnole: Prélude à la nuitJean Martinon
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    Pavane pour une infante défunte, M. 19 (Orchestral Version)Jean Martinon
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    Trois Nocturnes (1998 Remastered Version): I. NuagesJean Martinon
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    Prélude à l'après-midi d'un faune (1998 Remastered Version)Jean Martinon
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    Fantaisie (for Piano and Orchestra): I: Andante - AllegroJean Martinon

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        In the words of one of his biographers, conductor Jean Martinon's performances "were distinguished by a concern for translucent orchestral textures, and sustained by a subtle sense of rhythm and phrasing." Occasionally, "he stressed a poetic inflection at the expense of literal accuracy." Martinon's first instrument was the violin; he studied at the Lyons Conservatory (1924-1925), then transferred to the Paris Conservatory, where he won first prize in violin upon his graduat... Read more

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