Brahms: Symphony No. 1; Elgar: Enigma Variations

Brahms: Symphony No. 1; Elgar: Enigma Variations

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by Adrian Boult
     
 

Product Details

Release Date:
05/31/2011
Label:
Ica Classics
UPC:
5060244550193
catalogNumber:
5019

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Tracks

  1. Enigma Variations, for orchestra, Op. 36  - Edward Elgar  - George Thalben-Ball  -  BBC Symphony Orchestra  - Adrian Boult  - Georgina Curtis  - John Pattrick
  2. Symphony No. 1 in C minor, Op. 68  - Johannes Brahms  -  BBC Symphony Orchestra  - Adrian Boult  - Georgina Curtis  - John Pattrick

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Brahms: Symphony No. 1; Elgar: Enigma Variations 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Petenbill More than 1 year ago
I purchased this recording solely for the Brahms Symphony No. 1. I have 30 or so recordings of it, so why not another? I purchased the recording based on a critic's review of the performance and interpretation. He said it was one of the best available, and I totally agree with him. The intensity that Boult brings to the music is unsurpassed. Tempos are just right and the players play their hearts out. The reoording was taped at a live concert in the 1970's and the excitment of the occasion is surely evident. For its age, the sound is full and clear with details in the music brought out. This is now one of my favorite performances of the symphony. The Elgar is also very well done. Boult was a specialist of Elgar's music. This CD is a winner take all.