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DVORAK, A.: Symphonies Nos. 7 and 8 (Baltimore Symphony, Alsop) (Blu-Ray Audio)

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DVORAK, A.: Symphonies Nos. 7 and 8 (Baltimore Symphony, Alsop) (Blu-Ray Audio)

In these recordings from Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall in Baltimore, Dvořák’s most darkly dramatic and passionate symphony, the Seventh, is coupled with his Eighth, notable for its dramatic contrasts, Bohemian lyricism, and a seemingly spontaneous flow of thematic ideas. ‘Alsop’s Baltimore orchestra parades a refined tonal profile that pays its own special dividends…Alsop should please both the eager newcomer…and the seasoned collector. There’ll be no disappointment on either score.’ (Gramophone) ‘This splendidly recorded performance [Symphony No. 7] stands very high among available readings.’ (BBC Music Magazine)

Sound format: PCM Stereo / DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1

Note: This Blu-ray Audio Disc is only playable on Blu-ray Disc players and not compatible with standard CD or DVD players.

Dvořák, Antonín

  Symphony No. 7 in D Minor, Op. 70, B. 141
1.   I. Allegro maestoso 00:10:13
2.   II. Poco adagio 00:10:07
3.   III. Scherzo: Vivace - Poco meno mosso 00:07:38
4.   IV. Finale: Allegro 00:09:07
  Symphony No. 8 in G Major, Op. 88, B. 163
5.   I. Allegro con brio 00:10:20
6.   II. Adagio 00:10:55
7.   III. Allegretto grazioso - Molto vivace 00:06:11
8.   IV. Allegro ma non troppo 00:09:09

Dvořák, Antonín

Alsop, Marin

Baltimore Symphony Orchestra

Label: Naxos

Genre: Orchestral

Period: Romantic

Catalogue No: NBD0010

Barcode: 730099001069

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Listening samples in stereo only.

Physical Release: 01/2011

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