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Antal Dorati

Mendelssohn, Schumann: Symphonies (2CD)

Noted for his Haydn and Mozart and for his affinity with 20th-century music from Berg to Bartók to Messiaen, the Hungarian conductor Antal Doráti also demonstrated a particularly idiomatic flair in presenting music of the early romantic era.

 

TRACK LIST

CD 1

FELIX MENDELSSOHN (1809–1847)

1–4 Symphony No. 4 in A major, Op. 90 ‘Italian’* Minneapolis Symphony Orchestra
5–7 Violin Concerto in E minor, Op. 64 Henryk Szeryng, violin London Symphony
Orchestra
8–11 Ein Sommernachtstraum (excerpts)° Wiener Symphoniker

CD 2

  1. Overture: Die Hebriden, Op. 26
  2. 2–5 Symphony No. 3 in A minor
    Op. 56 ‘Scottish’ London Symphony Orchestra
    ROBERT SCHUMANN (1810–1856)
  3. 6–9 Symphony No. 4 in D minor,
    Op. 120* London Symphony Orchestra Antal Doráti

* First CD release on DECCA