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Ernest Guiraud: Symphonic Poem, "The Fantastic Hunt"
Seeded by Classic Music Lover on 14 Jan 2013
Author: robt0007
Composer: Ernest Guiraud (26 June 1837 -- 6 May 1892) was a French composer and music teacher born in New Orleans, Louisiana. He is best known for writing the traditional orchestral recitatives used for Bizet's opera Carmen and for Offenbach's opera Les contes d'Hoffmann (The Tales of Hoffmann). (ref: Wikipedia) Composition: "Chasse fantastique" (1887), Symphonic Poem, "The Fantastic Hunt" Orchestra: The Louisville Orchestra, Jorge Mester conductor Cover Art: unknown artist
Conductor: Jorge Mester
Period: Romantic