String Idylls

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Album title:
String Idylls
Composer(s):
Berg, Mahler, Wagner
Works:
Wagner: Siegfried Idyll; Mahler: Symphony No. 10 - Adagio; Schoenberg: Verklärte Nacht; Berg: Lyric Suite - Adagio
Performer:
Columbia SO/Walter; Columbia SO/Craft; Leipzig Gewandhaus/Sébastian
Label:
Praga Digitals
Catalogue Number:
PRD 250 343 (1959-65)
Performance:
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Recording:
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Reviewer:
BBC Music Magazine
String Idylls

Twittering flutes, golden horns: so much for all these being string idylls. Walter’s Wagner bubbles with warmth and Sébastian is serviceable in Schoenberg and Mahler. Craft’s Berg sounds nasty.

Geoff Brown

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