Berlioz Debussy Ravel Poulenc

This set groups the rereleases of Jos van Immerseel’s recordings of French orchestral music. This anthology will once again demonstrate everything the pianofortist brings to the interpretation of the symphonic and chamber repertoires. With his musicians and companions from Anima, he has created a veritable musical troupe, in turn students, orchestral players, soloists… Together, they carefully

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Janácek/ Dvorák

Out now: the newest addition to Anima’s discography!

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Schubertiade : ‘Du holde Kunst, ich danke dir’

4 CD’s, 17 musicians, 32 master pieces: these are the main ingredients of Schubertiade – a compilation of vocal and instrumental chamber music by Schubert, hand-picked and assembled by Jos van Immerseel to form the soundtrack to 4 imaginary Schubertian salons. An ode to the master of Ständchen and Forellenquintett, this recording is also a

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Carmina Burana

Probably no other work in music history has inspired such polemic as Carl’ Orff’s scenic cantata Carmina Burana (1936): an energetic ode to life and love – adored by millions, deemed simple and bombastic by others. No wall of sound or mass of strings on this recording though: Anima Eterna Brugge returns to the score,

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Pictures at an exhibition

The relation of Anima Eterna Bruges and Jos van Immerseel with French music is as strong as it is fruitful. The fantastic recent recording Debussy’s La Mer (ZZT 313) – henceforth recognized as a reference – stands as proof. The singular colours and timbres of the period instruments of the Anima Eterna musicians also have

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Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Symphonies, Concertos, Sonatas…

This box set of six CDs brings together all the previous releases on ZZT of Mozart works performed by Jos van Immerseel: Symphonies nos.29, 39, 40 & 41, the Bassoon Concerto, Violin Concertos nos.2 and 3, the Concerto for two pianos, the Concerto for flute and harp, Horn Concerto no.3, and seven sonatas for piano

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Symphony Jos van Immerseel Mozart

Claude Debussy

After discs devoted to Ravel and Poulenc (ZZT 060901 & ZZT 110403) critical and popular successes, the latter measured in sales), Jos van Immerseel returns to French music, tackling Debussy and his most famous orchestral works. This he does well, of course, relying on historic instruments with the aim of blending a singular vision of

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Francis Poulenc

After exploring the universe of Ravel, Anima Eterna continues its voyage of discovery through twentieth-century French music with Francis Poulenc. In Jos van Immerseel’s view, this composer is one of the most significant personalities of the twentieth century, coupling immense erudition with surprising spontaneity. Not to mention the fact that Poulenc was also a particularly

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Ludwig van Beethoven

Complete Symphonies & overtures

Beethoven – Symphonies CD of the Week on Classic FM – the Simon Bates page – April 24th 2008 [CD of the Week on Classic FM :his new boxed set is proof that the Old Radical’s music can be interpreted in fresh, vibrant ways, and make you think again about old favourites which you thought

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