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HANSON, H.: Symphonies (Complete), Vol. 1 - Symphony No. 1 / The Lament for Beowulf (Seattle Symphony Chorale and Orchestra, Schwarz)

Composer(s)Hanson, Howard
Artist(s) Seattle Symphony Chorale, Choir • Schwarz, Gerard, Conductor • Seattle Symphony Orchestra
Period(s) 20th Century
Genre Classical Music
Category Choral - SecularOrchestral
Catalogue 8.559700
Label / Series Naxos / American Classics
Quality   320kbps
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Howard Hanson, a composer of imagination and sweep and a colorist of huge eloquence, is one of the most approachable of all twentieth century symphonists. His guiding spirit was always Sibelius, and in the Symphony No. 1 ‘Nordic’ he used the same key as in the Finnish composer’s own First Symphony. The work is haunting, rapturous and serene, beautifully orchestrated and wholly commanding. The Lament for Beowulf, written for chorus and orchestra, dates from 1925. Its dark, brooding tension reflects its poetic inspiration with indelible force. “This is confident, generous, beautifully made music, richly (and sensitively) scored. Schwarz, and his splendid Seattle orchestra do not short-change us on any of this and they are

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HANSON, H.: Symphonies (Complete), Vol. 1 - Symphony No. 1 / The Lament for Beowulf (Seattle Symphony Chorale and Orchestra, Schwarz) 48:34   
  Symphony No. 1 in E minor, Op. 21, "Nordic"              
      I. Andante solenne - Allegro con forza 12:45    2.39   Add to cart  
      II. Andante teneramente, con semplicita 6:09    1.59   Add to cart  
      III. Finale: Allegro con fuoco 10:29    2.39   Add to cart  
  The Lament for Beowulf 19:11    3.19   Add to cart  
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