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Vienna Philharmonic - Schmidt & Strauss is WFMT: Featured New Release

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The current revival of interest in Austrian composer Franz Schmidt receives a big boost with a new recording of his lesser-known Second Symphony, which premiered in 1913 on the eve of the cataclysm of World War I. This optimistic work is performed by the Vienna Philharmonic, in which Schmidt himself played as a cellist.

Vienna Philharmonic - Schmidt & Strauss on Sony Classical is the WFMT: Chicago - Featured CD for June 11, 2017.
Featured track is  Schmidt: Symphony No 2 in E-flat major: First movement (15:52)    Vienna Philharmonic / Semyon Bychkov