Dvorak: Symphony No. 9

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COMPOSERS: Dvorak
LABELS: PentaTone
WORKS: Symphony No. 9 (New World)
PERFORMER: San Francisco SO/Seiji Ozawa
CATALOGUE NO: PTC 5186 168

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Although there is much to admire here – not least a shapely and full-throated slow movement- the outer movements lack excitement and the scherzo never really takes off. Jan Smaczny