Ries: Symphony No. 3; Symphony No. 5

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COMPOSERS: Ries
LABELS: CPO
WORKS: Symphony No. 3; Symphony No. 5
PERFORMER: Zurich CO/Howard Griffiths
CATALOGUE NO: 999 547-2
Ries was immensely prolific and successful in his day. Though profoundly influenced by Beethoven, (his No. 5 opens with a parody of Beethoven’s Fifth) these are inventive works, attractive if naive melodically, performed here with energy and passion. George Pratt

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