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21.4.10

Paavo Järvi on Hans Rott

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Hans Rott, Sy. No.1 + Orch.Prelude, Julius Caesar Ovt.,
Sebastian Weigle / Munich RSO
Arte Nova

(Best available recording so far)
For over two years, ever since reading Frederick Pollack’s poem on him, I wanted to publish something on the composer Hans Rott to make good use of the poem set in context. A recent trip to Frankfurt to hear Paavo Järvi conduct (and record) the Rott’s Symphony in E has finally given me the proper excuse to do so, over on WETA, later tomorrow: http://www.weta.org/fmblog/?p=1938. Here's some of what Järvi has to say about Rott:

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