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Symfonische muziek - Verschenen op 7 februari 2020 | Halle Concerts Society

Hi-Res Booklet Onderscheidingen 5 de Diapason
Thus Sir Mark Elder finishes his Sibelius collection, just as the very young Finnish conductor Santtu-Matias Rouvali begins his own with Alpha, already distinguishing himself with the surprising weight and recurring hesitations of his second volume. None of that with Elder, who admittedly suffers from a slightly too uniform sound recording but who stands out with the exactness of his tempos and his refined balances. Sir Mark Elder offers versions that are classic and fluid, with a real organic tension and a sense of lyricism, especially in the medium registers (Symphony N°4, III. Il tempo largo). Sir Mark Elder knows how to harness the energy that is unique to this orchestra with this repertoire, which has become something of a favourite ever since Barbirolli permanently established it in 1940 before recording irrevocable versions for His Master’s Voice between 1966 and 1969, a discography that has never been surpassed. Sir Mark Elder is less interested in the (certainly fascinating) flare-up of Sibelius’ modernity than his predecessor, favouring a calmer internal pulse that often draws comparisons with Bruckner and Wagner for example. He doesn’t however dilute the features that make Sibelius so remarkable, like the ostinato patterns that we have not heard so hauntingly in a long time (in the Symphony N°4 again). As for the Symphony N°6... you can practically hear it smiling. The sound is joyous, even playful (III. Poco vivace), never falling into the cold tones that we hear all too often. A magnificent vision, closing a milestone anthology which Sibelius fanatics should ensure they don’t miss. © Pierre-Yves Lascar/Qobuz
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Symfonische gedichten - Verschenen op 7 februari 2020 | BR-Klassik

Hi-Res Booklet Onderscheidingen 5 de Diapason
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Symfonische muziek - Verschenen op 7 februari 2020 | Decca

Onderscheidingen 5 de Diapason
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Symfonieën - Verschenen op 17 januari 2020 | CSO Resound

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Symfonische muziek - Verschenen op 3 januari 2020 | BR-Klassik

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Symfonische muziek - Verschenen op 1 november 2019 | Chandos

Hi-Res Booklet Onderscheidingen 5 de Diapason
In this their third volume of orchestral works of Antheil, John Storgårds and the BBC Philharmonic present a collection of scores spanning the whole of Antheil’s compositional life. Written in the early 1920s, the First Symphony is full of Antheil’s enthusiasm for the mechanical, and takes strong leads from the prevailing sound of the jazz era as well as a nostalgic look back to its predecessor, ragtime. Antheil regarded this work as ‘a young symphony with the feeling of summertime in eastern America in it’. For it he drew heavily on his experiences of his home town of Trenton, and the nearby Delaware River. His ballet score Capital of the World dates from the mid-1950s, and was based on a short story by Hemmingway. The Golden Bird was originally conceived as a solo piano piece, and in his translation of the piece from piano to orchestra Antheil demonstrates an ability equal to Ravel’s to think simultaneously in two musical media. The concert overture McKonkey’s Ferry is based on a painting of George Washington and his continental army crossing the Delaware River at Christmas 1776 at McKonkey’s Ferry, near Trenton – an event that proved a turning point in the Revolutionary war. © Chandos
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Symfonische muziek - Verschenen op 18 oktober 2019 | Intense Media GmbH

Onderscheidingen 5 de Diapason
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Symfonische muziek - Verschenen op 18 oktober 2019 | Intense Media GmbH

Onderscheidingen 5 de Diapason
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Symfonische muziek - Verschenen op 18 oktober 2019 | Intense Media GmbH

Onderscheidingen 5 de Diapason
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Symfonische muziek - Verschenen op 18 oktober 2019 | Intense Media GmbH

Onderscheidingen 5 de Diapason
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Symfonische muziek - Verschenen op 18 oktober 2019 | Intense Media GmbH

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Symfonische muziek - Verschenen op 18 oktober 2019 | Intense Media GmbH

Onderscheidingen 5 de Diapason
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Symfonische muziek - Verschenen op 18 oktober 2019 | Intense Media GmbH

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Symfonische muziek - Verschenen op 4 oktober 2019 | Aparté

Hi-Res Booklet Onderscheidingen 5 de Diapason
The Haydn series continues with the Paris Symphony No. 87. Julien Chauvin and his orchestra keep shaking us up with historical instruments listening to Haydn’s works and several other forgotten scores from the same period. All of them were commissioned for the Concert de la Loge Olympique - ancestor and model for Julien Chauvin and his musicians – and all of them sank into oblivion during the 19th century, except for Haydn’s symphonies. The record offers an opportunity to experience some rare works of Grétry, Lemoyne and Ragué, and to revive the success that they once knew. © Aparté
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Symfonieën - Verschenen op 4 oktober 2019 | LSO Live

Hi-Res Booklet Onderscheidingen 5 de Diapason
Shostakovich at one point thought his Fourth Symphony was the best thing he’d ever written. Extravagant and challenging in equal measure, it’s a work of epic proportions, requiring over 100 musicians including large percussion and brass sections. Owing to Soviet censure, the work went unperformed for almost 30 years after it was completed, until in 1961 it was revealed as one of the significant milestones of the composer’s output, the work that solidified him as a master symphonist. © LSO Live
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Symfonische muziek - Verschenen op 20 september 2019 | LSO Live

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Symfonische muziek - Verschenen op 30 augustus 2019 | Chandos

Hi-Res Booklet Onderscheidingen 5 de Diapason
This is the eagerly anticipated second volume of Rumon Gamba’s fascinating survey of lesser-known British musical gems. Two works (Cowen’s Rêverie and Hadley’s Kinder Scout) are world premiere recordings, and the entire repertoire is very rarely heard. Dating from 1903 to 1932, these works show the remarkable variety of compositional styles in Britain during that period. Owing to its strong rhythmic elements, Mêlée fantasque pre-echoes Bliss’s later ballet scores. Vaughan Williams’s Harnham Down, inspired by the Wiltshire countryside, is one of many works reflecting the British landscape (along with Goossens’s By the Tarn, Foulds’s April-England, and Hadley’s Kinder Scout). Not every composer’s inspiration was local or nationalistic though: Dorothy Howell’s Lamia, based on the eponymous poem by Keats, retelling Greek myth, caused such a sensation at its premiere at the Proms that it was repeated three days later! Eric Fogg’s Merok is based on a Norwegian folk tune, and named after a village at the head of the Geiranger Fjord. © Chandos