Berlin: Sinfonie der Großstadt

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Product Details

  • Release Date: 3/27/2012
  • Label: Capriccio
  • UPC: 845221050676
  • Catalog Number: 5067
  • Sales rank: 145,147


Disc 1
  1. 1 Act 1 (15:34)
  2. 2 Act 2 (8:42)
  3. 3 Act 3 (12:36)
  4. 4 Act 4 (16:35)
  5. 5 Act 5 (9:39)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra Primary Artist, Performing Ensemble
Frank Strobel Conductor
Technical Credits
Karola Parry Recording Producer
Edmund Meisel Composer
Wolfram Nehls Mastering
Walter Ruttmann Direction
Christian Schwalbe Producer
Axel Sommerfeld Engineer
Nina Goslar Liner Notes
Peter Moormann Liner Notes
Maria Grätzel Producer
Bernd Thewes Orchestration
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  • Posted July 13, 2012

    Symphony Of A Great City

    Conductor Frank Strobel certainly deserves credit for resuscitating this score. Just as they embraced Strobel’s recording of Metropolis, ardent students of film music will appreciate the significance of Meisel’s work. The score per se is unrelenting in its dissonance and metric irregularity, the perfect analog of Rittman’s film vision. Despite the passionate advocacy of the conductor et al, the result is not an unqualified success. Meisel’s writing is too interlinked with the film’s cutting and imagery to stand on its own independent of the visual element. Nevertheless this is worth investigating if only for its cultural importance. Good packaging and informative, albeit, syntactically labored liner notes.

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