Schwertsik

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COMPOSERS: Schwertsik
LABELS: Largo
WORKS: Vienna Chronicles 1848 (Book 1); Dracula’s House-and-Court Music; Symphony in MOB-Style
PERFORMER: Vienna RSO/HK Gruber
CATALOGUE NO: 5137
Post-modern and ironic, Schwertsik’s music seems to take place in a parallel universe where everything appears familiar, but isn’t quite right. What could almost be Johann Strauss suddenly isn’t; Hammer horror meets Tchaikovsky; and George Martin is refocused through a distorting lens. Maddening but compelling. Martin Cotton

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