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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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....

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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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