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Naxos of America Featured Audiophile Releases - June 10, 2014

ORCHESTRAL DANCES

 

COMPOSER: R. Strauss • Liszt • Korngold • Busoni • Schreker

 

ARTIST: Orchestre de la Suisse Romande • Kazuki Yamada

 

PTC5186518 | 827949051869

1 Hybrid SACD | US SRP $19.99

 

      The second recording in Pentatone’s dance music series lets you savor the vibrant, famous compositions from German-speaking countries, including works by Richard Strauss, Erich Wolfgang Korngold and Franz Schreker.

      Connected by the power of music, inspired by the fin de siècle, this set glorifies the influential ballet/theatre/opera interwar period.

      The Orchestre de la Suisse Romande is led by conductor Kazuki Yamada, the orchestra’s Principal Guest Conductor since June 2010.

 

Volume One also still available (see cover art)

 

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