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ptyrrell
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« on: November 09, 2009, 09:42:43 AM »

Hi Guys,

I have heard a variety of recordings now of Suite Bergamasque by Debussy, from Richter to Nelson Friere.  Does anybody have a top 3 of the best recordings/interpretations of this peice?

Thanks for your help
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« Reply #1 on: November 10, 2009, 12:46:40 PM »

Pascal Roge
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« Reply #2 on: November 11, 2009, 09:33:23 AM »

Ditto kitty  Smiley

Pascal Roge

Here's a link to hear snippets from one of his recordings of it:
http://www.universalmusicclassical.com/artist/releases/release.aspx?pid=55414&aid=828

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« Reply #3 on: November 11, 2009, 11:44:59 AM »

hmm...I hadn't heard the roge before, it's quite nice!

I have gieseking's recording, and I like it as well. 
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« Reply #4 on: November 11, 2009, 11:57:03 AM »

Richter and Freire. Weissenberg's is worth checking out, his passepied is a bit too aggressive though.
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« Reply #5 on: December 11, 2012, 12:27:57 PM »

Hi,

Try Claudio Arrau last recording Smiley
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« Reply #6 on: December 11, 2012, 02:04:11 PM »

Gieseking and Michelangeli are excellent.
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« Reply #7 on: December 12, 2012, 05:52:45 AM »

<--- Votes for the Pascal Roge. Smiley
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« Reply #8 on: March 24, 2013, 10:59:05 PM »

Arrau is transcendental. I also like Fergus-Thompson. Most othts are way too fast. Blechacz does the Clair the Lune in little more than 4 min.  Arrau takes almost 7min. The result is pure bliss.
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« Reply #9 on: March 25, 2013, 08:46:50 PM »

Arrau is transcendental. I also like Fergus-Thompson. Most othts are way too fast. Blechacz does the Clair the Lune in little more than 4 min.  Arrau takes almost 7min. The result is pure bliss.
Just listening to it: what a master!!!
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