No enemy but winter and rough weather (full review)

No enemy but winter and rough weather (full review)

The Shakespeare concert series   Beginning in 2003, composer Joseph Summer started a series of concerts in Massachusetts and the Virgin Islands, inspired by William Shakespeare. The series took off, gradually expanding to other countries and piling up recordings....

Alexander Scriabin: Symphony n.1

Alexander Scriabin Symphony No.1, Op. 26. performed by the Radio Sinfonie Orchester Frankfurt under Eliahu Inbal with mezzosoprano Doris Soffel, tenor Fausto Tenzi and the Frankfurter Kantorei. Written between 1899 and 1900, this symphony is one of the great Scriabin...

Edvard Grieg – Symphony in C minor

Composed in 1864, Grieg himself put a fatwa on it: ‘Must never be performed’. Although this Symphony reveals numerous influences, some more obvious than others, it’s a crafty-built piece, full of youthful vigor and inventive melodies. Here’s a performance...

Samuel Barber: Symphony n.1

Samuel Barber’s wrenching symphony n.1, here in the wonderful interpretations of the New York Philharmonic led by Bruno Walter in a 1945 recording. Enjoy! Want more? Subscribe to Music LinesJoin my mailing list to receive the latest news and updates. JOIN MUSIC...

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