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Vienna Philharmonic

Schmidt-Sym #2 | Strauss-Dreaming by the Fireside

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CES 2018 - Pro-ject 175th Anniversary Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra Turntable
1 Schmidt Symphony No. 2 - Lebhaft  
2 Schmidt Symphony No. 2 - Allegretto con variazioni  
3 Schmidt Symphony No. 2 - Finale  
4 Strauss - Dreaming by the Fireside Intermezzo, Op. 72  
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The current revival of interest in Austrian composer Franz Schmidt – his Fourth is now recognized as one of the great symphonies of the 20th century – is about to receive a big boost with a new recording of his lesser-known Second Symphony on Sony Classical. It is performed by the Vienna Philharmonic, in which Schmidt himself played as a cellist, frequently under Gustav Mahler. And in 1913, on the eve of the cataclysm of World War I, his optimistic Second Symphony was premiered. A "work of tremendous, immediate appeal and a compositional tour de force" (Gramophone Magazine).

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