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Wed 19 Apr, 2017
Novák: In the Tatra Mountains, Op 26; Eternal Longing, Op 33; Lady Godiva – Overture, Op 41
Striking just how much Vítězslav Novák's 1902 tone-poem In the Tatra Mountains anticipates elements of Richard Strauss's An Alpine Symphony, which...
Tue 11 Apr, 2017
Strauss: Eine Alpensinfonie, Op 64; Tod und Verklärung, Op 24
If I may express a purely personal preference, these are consistently my two favourite Strauss pieces. Alpine Symphony, first on the disc and afforded...
Thu 05 Jan, 2017
Richard Strauss: Eine Alpensinfonie, Op 64
Here is the fourth volume in Sebastian Weigle's series of orchestral music by Richard Strauss. Drawing alert and polished playing from his Frankfurt...
Mon 14 Sep, 2015
Carte blanche – Chamber and instrumental works by Beethoven, Schumann, Schubert, Ravel, Bartók & Lutosławski (Recorded live at 2007 Verbier Festival)
A set that brought back fond memories of attending the Alpine Verbier Festival back in the 1990s, though nothing that I heard there matched the...
Fri 03 Apr, 2015
UK DK – Works for recorder and harpsichord by Arnold, Borup-Jørgensen, Britten, Christiansen, Holmboe, Jacob and Kidane
What at first glance seems like an unlikely pairing with which to play contemporary music turns out to provide a wealth of interesting new sonorities...
Wed 07 Jan, 2015
Messiaen: La Fauvette passerinette and other piano pieces by Messiaen, Ravel, Stockhausen, Julian Anderson, George Benjamin, Sculthorpe, Douglas Young, Murail and Takemitsu
The core of this recital is a newly-discovered Messiaen work, La Fauvette passerinette (the subalpine warbler), here receiving its premiere recording....
Thu 31 Jul, 2014
Richard Strauss: Eine Alpensinfonie, Op 64; Vier symphonische Zwischenspiele aus 'Intermezzo', Op 72
I am still under the influence of Lorin Maazel’s remarkable conducting of Strauss’s Alpine Symphony (20 March in the Royal Festival Hall, London,...
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