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Franz Schubert: Symphonies Nos. 4 & 5

Netherlands Chamber Orchestra

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Franz Schubert is not considered a heavyweight with regard to the development of symphonic music. In fact, during his own lifetime his symphonies were hardly ever performed. The crowning glory of his oeuvre – the Great C-major Symphony – even had to wait until 1839 to receive its première, over 10 years after the death of the composer. Robert Schumann, who was the one to dust off this symphony, said the following of Schubert on that occasion: “The imaginative artist, whose paintbrush was drenched as much in moonbeams as in sunbeams, and who following Beethoven’s nine muses might well have borne us a tenth”. Though this remark mirrors Schumann’s admiration for Schubert as a symphonic composer, it also places his oeuvre in Beethoven’s shadow; a rather uncomfortable position for many a composer.

Tracklist

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1.
Symphony No. 4 in C minor, D. 417 Tragische - Adagio molto - Allegro vivace
10:05
2.
Andante
11:18
3.
Menuetto (Allegro vivace - Trio)
04:02
4.
Allegro
10:33
5.
Symphony No. 5 in B flat, D. 485 - Allegro
07:42
6.
Andante con moto
10:25
7.
Menuetto (Allegro molto - Trio)
05:15
8.
Allegro vivace
08:30

Total time: 01:07:50

Additional information

Label

SKU

PTC5186340

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Genres

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Conductors

Original Recording Format

Producer

Job Maarse

Recording Engineer

Jean Marie Geijsen

Recording location

Yakult Hall, Beurs van Berlage, Amsterdam

Recording Software

Merging

Recording Type & Bit Rate

DSD64

Release DateJuly 31, 2015

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