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1.10.17

Forbes Classical CD Of The Week: Amid Debussy And Arno Breker


…Max Reger has a dour reputation, but for the first dozen of bars, the Romantic Suite could be mistaken for early Debussy. Christian Thielemann and his Dresden band show off sumptuous colors, hushed pianissimos and Scherzo-merriment in the dessert on a program where the main course is Hans Pfitzner’s Piano Concerto. Quipping about the composer’s aesthetic and political reputation, Tzimon Barto suggested that he tried to lure gentle music out of it, but gave up and treated it like [Arno] Breker. He kind of has a point and…

-> Classical CD Of The Week: Amid Debussy And Arno Breker



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Max Reger, Hans Pfitzner, Ferrucio Busoni,
Romantic Suite, Piano Concerto, Nocturne Symphonique,
Tzimon Barto (piano), Staatskapelle Dresden, Christian Thielemann (conductor),
Profil Hänssler









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