Classical Music Home

The World's Leading Classical Music Group

Email Password  
Not a subscriber yet?
Keyword Search
in
 
  Classical Music Home > Music News

Max Bruch Symphonies Recorded In Weimar

April 11, 2008

The Staatskapelle Weimar, conducted by Michael Halasz, recorded Max Bruch’s Symphony No. 1 in Eb, Op. 28 (1868) and Symphony No. 2 in f, Op. 36 (1870) for the Naxos label.

Max Bruch was a composer who sat squarely within the 19th century German romantic tradition, showing little tendency toward the avant-garde of his time. These symphonies are fine examples of that tradition. They’re quite smartly orchestrated, harmonically and melodically felicitous and sufficiently dramatic enough to warrant their place in the orbit around the symphonic masterpieces of the era.

The history and lineage of the Staatskapelle Weimar can be traced back hundreds of years, to a time well before Bach, and is today an orchestra with a deservedly high international reputation. Conductor Michael Halasz has participated in numerous recordings of distinction for Naxos.

Sessions took place from March 17 to 20 at the Weimarhalle in Weimar, Germany, and were produced and engineered in Surround Sound by Eckhard Glauche.




Staatskapelle Weimar, conducted by Michael Halasz. Recording session March 2008.











 
    2014
     Archive
 
    2007
    Archives
 
    Archives
 
    2014
     Archive
 
    2014
     Archive



Famous Composers Quick Link:
Bach | Beethoven | Chopin | Dowland | Handel | Haydn | Mozart | Glazunov | Schumann | R Strauss | Vivaldi
11:13:37 PM, 27 December 2014
All Naxos Historical, Naxos Classical Archives, Naxos Jazz, Folk and Rock Legends and Naxos Nostalgia titles are not available in the United States and some titles may not be available in Australia and Singapore because these countries have copyright laws that provide or may provide for terms of protection for sound recordings that differ from the rest of the world.
Copyright © 2014 Naxos Digital Services Ltd. All rights reserved.     Terms of Use     Privacy Policy
-208-
Classical Music Home
NOTICE: This site was unavailable for several hours on Saturday, June 25th 2011 due to some unexpected but essential maintenance work. We apologize for any inconvenience.