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HERSCH: Symphonies Nos. 1 and 2 / Fracta / Arrache

Championed by distinguished conductors such as Marin Alsop and Mariss Jansons, since his mid-20s, Michael Hersch’s music has been performed by leading orchestras and concert artists. Winner of the prestigious Berlin Prize and the Rome Prize for composition, he has been described as a “new hope of American musical culture” by the Berliner Morgenpost, and a composer of “phenomenal musical ability” by the Financial Times. Hersch’s music, which ranges across vast and often anguished soundscapes, has a searing yet breath-taking effect. If Symphony No. 1 shows a young composer influenced by Mahler and Berg, Symphony No. 2 represents a more innovative and complex style. Fracta and Arraché are two harrowing and intense shorter pieces illustrative of Hersch’s most recent work. All works here receive their world première recording.


Hersch, Michael

  Symphony No. 2
1.   Play with flash player I. Prestissimo 00:03:07
2.   Play with flash player II. Adagio 00:03:04
3.   Play with flash player III. Largo 00:06:33
4.   Play with flash player IV. Moderato 00:06:34
  Fracta
5.   Play with flash player Fracta 00:11:11
  Symphony No. 1
6.   Play with flash player Symphony No. 1 00:27:00
  Arrache
7.   Play with flash player Arrache 00:06:52

Total Playing Time: 01:04:21






Composer(s):
Hersch, Michael

Conductor(s):
Alsop, Marin

Orchestra(s):
Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra

Label: Naxos

Series: American Classics

Genre: Orchestral

Period: Contemporary

Catalogue No: 8.559281

Barcode: 636943928127

Release Date: 10/2006

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