Dohnanyi: Symphony No. 1 in D minor

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COMPOSERS: Dohnanyi
LABELS: Telarc
WORKS: Symphony No. 1 in D minor
PERFORMER: LPO/Leon Botstein
CATALOGUE NO: CD-80511
Dohnányi is known for his Nursery Theme Variations, but his Symphony No. 1 (1900) is undeservedly neglected. Its post-Romantic structure and harmony owed much to the recently deceased Brahms, Bruckner and Tchaikovsky. Botstein and the LPO make a convincing case for the work on its own merits. Christopher Fifield

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