CANTELOUBE: Songs of the Auvergne
Label: ABC Classics
Classical Periods: 20th Century, Romantic
Composers: Joseph Canteloube
Directors: Brett Kelly
Performers: Sara Macliver, The Queensland Orchestra
Joseph Canteloube (1879-1957)
22 Chants d'Auvergne
Sara Macliver, soprano
The Queensland Orchestra
Brett Kelly, conductor
Chants d'Auvergne ("Songs from the Auvergne") is a collection of folk songs from the Auvergne region of France arranged for soprano voice and orchestra by Joseph Canteloube between 1923-1930. The songs are in the local language, Occitan.
Sara Macliver is one of Australiaâ€™s most popular and versatile artists, appearing in opera, concert and recital performances and on numerous recordings. She is regarded as one of the leading exponents of Baroque repertoire in Australia.