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Cedille Chicago Presents  
Cedille Chicago
Jim Ginsburg, award-winning founder, president, and producer of Cedille Records, hosts this program. In addition to presenting great music by Chicago's top artists, he gives listeners a behind-the-scenes view of Cedille's process, including backstage stories of artists and recording sessions.

Each show will have a different focus and theme. Visit this page each week for the full playlist and to listen via podcast.

This week, the 2nd of 2 all-French programs in commemoration of the French national Bastille Day holiday features French music from Berlioz to Messiaen (full playlist below).

Visit the WFMT page devoted to Cedille Chicago Presents, including podcasts of past episodes.

July 23, 2014
Vive la France, Part Deux

HECTOR BERLIOZ (1803–1869)
La mort de Cleopatre
Recitativo: “C’en est donc fait!” (3:11)
Canto: “Ah! Qu’ils sont loin ces jours” (6:52)
From Royal Mezzo
Cedille Records CDR 90000 104 (Tracks 2–3)
Jennifer Larmore, mezzo-soprano
Grant Park Orchestra
Carlos Kalmar, conductor

GABRIEL FAURÉ (1845–1924)
Fantaisie, Op. 79 (5:06)
From Fantaisie
Cedille Records CDR 90000 121 (Track 1)
Mathieu Dufour, flute
Kuang-Hao Huang, piano

CLAUDE DEBUSSY (1862–1918)
Preludes, Book 2
VII. La terrasse des audiences du clair de lune (4:20)
VIII. Ondine (3:28)
From Debussy & Liszt
Cedille Records CDR 90000 098 (Disc 2, Tracks 7–8)
Jorge Federico Osorio, piano

ERIK SATIE (1866–1925) / ROBERT CABY (1905–1992)
Le chapelier (from Trois Mélodies de 1916) (0:35)
Les anges (from Trois Mélodies de 1886) (1:53)
Les fleurs (from Trois Mélodies de 1886) (1:30)
Daphénéo (from Trois Mélodies de 1916) (1:08)
La statue de bronze (from Trois Mélodies de 1916) (1:40)
From La vie est une parade
Cedille Records CDR 90000 070 (Tracks 3–7)
Patrice Michaels, soprano
Czech National Symphony Orchestra
Paul Freeman, conductor

DARIUS MILHAUD (1892–1974)
Suite d’après Corrette (8:50)
I. Entrée et Rondeau
II. Tambourin
III. Musette
IV. Sérénade
V. Fanfare
VI. Rondeau
VII. Menuets
VIII. Le Coucou
From 20th Century French Wind Trios
Cedille Records CDR 90000 040 (Tracks 5–12)
The Chicago Chamber Musicians

Amen de la Consommation from Visions de L’Amen (7:09)
From Two-Piano Music of Messiaen & Debussy
Cedille Records CDR 90000 119 (Track 7)
Ursula Oppens, piano
Jerome Lowenthal, piano

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