Macdowell: Hamlet/Ophelia; Lancelot and Elaine; Lamia; Two Fragments after The Song of Roland

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COMPOSERS: Macdowell
LABELS: Bridge
WORKS: Hamlet/Ophelia; Lancelot and Elaine; Lamia; Two Fragments after The Song of Roland
PERFORMER: RPO/Karl Krueger
CATALOGUE NO: 9089
Edward MacDowell (1861-1908) was among the first American composers to make a lasting impression, but he was trained in Europe and sounds mainstream European. These Sixties performances are well played and recorded, but the music lacks a really distinctive personality. Terry Barfoot

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