Symphony No.3 in E-flat & Symphony No. 4 in D minor (2008)

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Czech Philharmonic Orchestra

Lawrence Foster

During the 1840s, a quarter of a century after Beethoven’s last purely instrumental symphony and the subsequent local developments by lesser masters (which in themselves are not without interest), a new era dawned in the symphonic genre. Thanks to the works of Felix Mendelssohn (the completion of his Scottish Symphony) and Robert Schumann (B-flat major and D-minor symphonies), the dominant central idea and perspective again were allotted greater significance in the symphony. And the first symphonic work by Niels Gade also saw the light of the musical world: it was greeted wildly with thunderous applause. During this epoch, the romantic element in the music gradually broke away from the classical.

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Lawrence Foster

Since 2013 Lawrence Foster has held the position of Music Director of l'Opéra de Marseille and l’Orchestre Philharmonique de Marseille, with which he toured in the summer of 2014 and conducted at the Kissinger Sommer and in China. This season sees, among others, opera productions of The Flying Dutchman and Falstaff.
Highlights of the 2014/15 season include engagements as guest conductor with l’Orchestre National de Lyon, Copenhagen Philharmonic Orchestra, Dallas Symphony Orchestra, Montreal Symphony Orchestra, Orchestre Philharmonique de Monte Carlo, Hong Kong Philharmonic, Beijing Music Festival and Danish National Symphony Orchestra. Lawrence Foster will also be returning to the MDR Sinfonieorchester Leipzig. In the summer of 2014 he conducted the Scottish Chamber Orchestra, with Ute Lemper, at the Edinburgh International Festival and the Tonkünstlerorchester Niederösterreich at the Grafenegg Festival

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Symphony No.3 in E-flat & Symphony No. 4 in D minor (2008)

Schumann

Czech Philharmonic Orchestra

Producer: Job Maarse
Recording Engineer: Jean Marie Geijsen
Recording location: Dvorak Hall of the Rudolfinum, Prague
Recording Software: Merging
Recording Type & Bit Rate: DSD64

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Symphony No. 3 - Lebhaft (Vivace)
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Symphony No. 3 - Scherzo - Sehr mässig (Molto moderato)
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Symphony No. 3 - Nicht schnell (Moderato)
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Symphony No. 3 - Feierlich (Maestoso)
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Symphony No. 3 - Lebhaft (Vivace)
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Symphony No. 4 - Ziemlich langsam (Lento assai) - Lebhaft (Vivace)
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Symphony No. 4 - Romanze - Ziemlich langsam (Lento assai)
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Symphony No. 4 - Scherzo - Lebhaft (Vivace)
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Symphony No. 4 - Langsam (Lento) - Lebhaft (Vivace)
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