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Building a Library: Richard Strauss: Metamorphosen

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Building a Library: Richard Strauss: Metamorphosen

Reviewer - William Mival

First Choice

(c/w CD 5 - BRAHMS: Symphony No. 1;
CD 1 - BACH: Suite No.3; GLUCK: Alceste Overture; SCHUBERT: Rosamunde Overture; MOZART: Symphony No.39
CD 2 - BEETHOVEN: Egmont Overture; Leonore II Overture; Symphony No.8; Great Fugue; WEBER: Euryanthe Overture
CD 3 - SCHUMANN Symphony No.1; BRAHMS Symphony No.3
CD 4 - BRUCKNER: Symphony No.9)
Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra, Wilhelm Furtwangler (conductor)
DG 477 0062 (6 CD Box Set - CD 6 interviews with Furtwangler. Mid Price)

Also available on Archipel ARPCD 0176 1
(c/w 4 Orchesterlieder, Don Juan, Sinfonia Domestica, Till Eulenspiegel and Tod und Verklarung)
Berlin Philarmonic (except Tod und Verklarung, which is played by the Hamburg Philharmonic), Wilhelm Furtwangler

Modern Recording

(c/w MAHLER: Symphony No. 9)
Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, Sir Simon Rattle (conductor)
EMI 556580-2 (Mid Price)

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3 hours, 15 minutes

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Sat 8 Dec 2007 09:00

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