Dvorak:Edition Box set (CD)
The most comprehensive Dvorak Edition available! This new instalment in the popular Brilliant Classics Composer Editions offer a wide selection of Dvorak's works: the complete symphonies, symphonic poems and overtures, Slavonic Dances, complete concertos, string and wind serenades, the complete string quartets and other chamber music works, the complete piano music, choruses, songs, the impressing and substantial Requiem and Stabat Mater and the popular opera Rusalka.Many of Dvorak s works count among public's favourites all around the world. The combination of classical-romantic craftsmanship, the unique melodic gift, and the influence of warm blooded, vibrant Bohemian folk music and dances make them irresistible.Acclaimed performances by internationally renowned artist: the Staatskapelle Berlin/Suitner in the symphonies, the Janacek Philharmonic/Kuchar in the symphonic poems, pianist Rudolf Firkusny, violinist Ruggiero Ricci, cellist Zara Nelsova, Babmberg SO/Dorati, Peter Schreier, and many others offer idiomatic and passionate music making.This box set includes all of his most popular works, including his large vocal compositions Rusalka, the Stabat Mater and Requiem, his orchestral symphonies that spanned the entirety of his career, and his smaller chamber works, including the Serenade for Strings and his string quartets.Featuring renowned performers, there is a pleasing mixture of re-releases of acclaimed performances and newer recordings. The mighty symphonies are tackled by the Staatskapelle Berlin, with 20th century greats Ruggiero Ricci and Zara Nelsova playing the violin and cello concertos respectively.The Cohen Trio perform the piano trios in recordings acclaimed for their sense of discovery, of genuine and intimate chamber playing by BBC Music Magazine, and Peter Schreier's touching rendition of Dvorak's songs is described as being enchantingly sung with just the right tactful support(Gramophone).More recent performances include the only recording of Dvorak's Russian Songs by the Prague Singers, first released by Brilliant Classics in 2006.
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