The Art-Music Forum
October 20, 2017, 06:02:44 am
Welcome, Guest. Please login or register.
Did you miss your activation email?

Login with username, password and session length
News: Here you may discover hundreds of little-known composers, hear thousands of long-forgotten compositions, contribute your own rare (non-copyright) recordings, and discuss all the Arts in an erudite and decorous atmosphere full of freedom and delight. To participate, simply log in or register.
 
  Home Help Search Gallery Staff List Login Register  

ANTON RUBINSTEIN (1829-1894): Symphony No. 2 in C, Op. 42 “Ocean”


Pages: [1]   Go Down
  Print  
Author Topic: ANTON RUBINSTEIN (1829-1894): Symphony No. 2 in C, Op. 42 “Ocean”  (Read 30 times)
dhibbard
Level 7
*******

Times thanked: 34
Offline Offline

Posts: 1850


View Profile
« on: August 01, 2017, 02:39:45 pm »

New this month (Aug 2017) is another recording of Rubinstein's music.  Hopefully, we will see a cycle out of this from the MD&G label.


ANTON RUBINSTEIN (1829-1894): Symphony No. 2 in C, Op. 42 “Ocean”, Cello Concerto in A Minor, Op. 63, Don Quixote, Op. 87, Ouverture Triomphale, Op. 43, 2 Dances from the Opera The Demon, Trot de Cavalerie, Sérénade russe No. 1, Op. 93 and Valse Caprice (latter two arr. Karl Müller-Berghaus [1829-1907]).


Label: MD&G

Reference: 335 2016-2

Format: CD reissue

Price: $18.98

 


Description: Three different sides of Rubinstein are on view on the first disc of this reissue: the exotic Orientalist of the Demon ballet music, the Classicist of the 1864 concerto, very much in the style of Schumann, and the Progressive modernist of the Lisztian tone-poem Don Quixote of 1870. In the original, 1851 four movement version, the symphony is pure early German Romanticism with, perhaps, a touch of Russian folk music in the slow movement. The Ouverture comes from the following year and is a splashy, colorfully orchestrated celebratory piece for an unknown purpose while the arrangements of popular piano pieces by Müller-Berghaus (an excellent arranger whose other works included Liszt's Hungarian Rhapsody No. 2) make for unusual fillers. 2 CDs for the price of 1. Alban Gerhardt (cello), Wuppertal Symphony Orchestra; George Hanson. Original 2003 & 2004 releases.
Report Spam   Logged

Social Buttons


Pages: [1]   Go Up
  Print  
 
Jump to:  

Powered by EzPortal
Bookmark this site! | Upgrade This Forum
SMF For Free - Create your own Forum

Buy traffic for your forum/website
traffic-masters
Powered by SMF | SMF © 2016, Simple Machines