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Thu 07 Aug, 2014:
Stenhammar: Serenade in F major, Op 31; Excelsior!, Op 13; Sången (The Song), Op 44 – Interlude

Listened to back-to-back, Sweden’s two Romantic masters Franz Berwald (1796-1868) and Wilhelm Stenhammar (1871-1927) have at least one thing in...

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Wed 16 Jul, 2014:
Beethoven: String Trio in E flat major, Op 3; Serenade in D major, Op 8

Like Mozart’s wonderful Divertimento for string trio (K563), Beethoven’s early effort in the genre is also in E flat and six movements. Over its...

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Mon 24 Feb, 2014:
Mozart: Serenade No 7 in D major, K320 (Posthorn); Symphony No 35 in D major, K385 (Haffner); March in D major, K335

This is not a Mozart recording that will beguile you with its discreet elegance; it will grab you with its forthright use of the brass, compounded by...

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Wed 12 Feb, 2014:
Stenhammar: String Quartets – No 5 in C major, Op 29 (Serenade); No 6 in D minor, Op 35; String Quartet in F minor (1897)

Wilhelm Stenhammar's last two string quartets could hardly be more different from each other: No 5 (written around 1910) possesses a wit, luminosity...

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Mon 03 Feb, 2014:
Brahms: Serenade No 1 in D major, Op 11; Beethoven: Romances – No 1 in G major, Op 40; No 2 in F major, Op 50

Where to go after the Brahms symphonies? Backwards, to the much earlier serenades, Brahms having been born with an old head on young shoulders, as the...

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Thu 06 Jun, 2013:
Brahms: Serenade No.1 in D major, Op 11; Variations on a Theme of Haydn, Op 56a

Brahms was a young man of 26 when he completed the First of his two orchestral serenades. Cast in six movements, it's one of his most carefree...

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