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September 22, 2008
Conductor José Serebrier and the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra have completed their series of Stokowski’s transcriptions for Naxos. The final sessions included Bach’s Toccata and Fugue in D minor, the Chaconne in D minor and the Chorale Prelude “Christ lag in Todesbanden”. The team’s previous releases are of more Bach transcriptions, Mussorgsky transcriptions and Wagner “Symphonic Syntheses”, the latter commended by Gramophone’s Edward Greenfield as “thrilling performances, passionate in a genuinely Stokowskian manner and treated to orchestral sound of demonstration quality”.
- Gramophone, September 2008
Other Stokowski Transcriptions recordings also available:
5.110101 (DVD) MUSSORGSKY: Pictures at an Exhibition/Boris Godunov
6.110101 MUSSORGSKY: Pictures at an Exhibition/Boris Godunov
8.111297 BACH: Stokowski Transcriptions (1927-1939)
8.557645 MUSSORGSKY: Pictures at an Exhibition/Boris Godunov
8.557883 BACH/PURCELL/HANDEL: Stokowski Transcriptions
8.570293 WAGNER: Symphonic Syntheses by Stokowski
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