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12.5.16

Forbes Classical CD of the Week


Alongside Mieczysław Weinberg (Passenger and especially Idiot), Walter Braunfels is the greatest among least known opera composers. (Needless to say, he was given an overdue chapter in the new, second edition of Surprised by Beauty, Robert Reilly’s “Listener’s Guide to the Recovery of Modern Music” for which it was my privilege to contribute this particular chapter.) Recordings of Jeanne D’Arc and at last a new recording of The Annunciation show Braunfels at his best…

-> Classical CD of the Week: Revelation Of A Mystery Play



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Walter Braunfels, The Annunciation,
Soloists / Munich Radio Orchestra / Ulf Schirmer
BR Klassik


2 comments:

Anonymous said...

http://www.classical-music.com/news/european-union-youth-orchestra-close-due-lack-funding

jfl said...

Bit weird, such a link without a comment, but as it happens so, an article on that is planned for Forbes. Thanks & best,

Jens