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31.10.17

Forbes Classical CD Of The Week: The Second Coming Of Celibidache


…The quality of this live recording, as the liner notes readily acknowledge, is not good: The light rig hums, there’s white noise, and the benches of the St. Florian Basilica creak. But what a performance! Rémy Ballot, for all practical purposes a no-name conductor, delivers a spellbinding performance of the sprawling, ingenious original version of Bruckner’s “Wagner” Symphony, perfectly paced in the über-resonant space of Bruckner’s St.Florian, and lasting 89 (!) minutes which Gramola somehow fit on one (!) CD. The Bruckner-Festival pick-up band responds with verve to …

-> Classical CD Of The Week: The Second Coming Of Celibidache



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Anton Bruckner, Symphony No.3 (Original 1873 Version),
Altomonte Orchestera St. Florian, Rémy Ballot (conductor),
Gramola









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