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WAGNER: Opera Overtures / BRAHMS: Academic Festival Overture (Boston Symphony / Koussevitzky) (1946-1949)

Composer(s)Brahms, JohannesWagner, Richard
Artist(s) Koussevitzky, Sergey, Conductor • Boston Symphony Orchestra
Period(s) Romantic
Genre Classical Music
Category Orchestral
Catalogue 8.111283
Label Naxos Historical
Quality   320kbps
  Booklet / liner notes available
 This album is not available in your country due to licensing restrictions or copyright laws that provide or may provide for terms of protection for sound recordings that differ from the rest of the world.


Serge Koussevitzky’s tenure of the Boston Symphony lasted from 1924 to 1949, a notable time during the orchestra’s history, owing to adventurous programming and wide-ranging commissions. The recordings on this release, made between 1946 and 1949, are representative of Koussevitzky’s final years with the orchestra and, although the conductor was in his early to mid-seventies, lack nothing for energy. The opening of the Overture to The Flying Dutchman inspires a typically dramatic and intense performance. Intimacy abounds in Siegfried Idyll, a lyrically shaped account with a gentle degree of forward thrust, beguiling strings and characterful woodwind solos. Brahms’s Academic Festival Overture is given a lusty outing but not without light

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Work/Track Title Time USD Price MP3 Tracks
WAGNER: Opera Overtures / BRAHMS: Academic Festival Overture (Boston Symphony / Koussevitzky) (1946-1949) 1:14:09   
  Der fliegende Hollander (The Flying Dutchman): Overture 10:17    2.39   Add to cart  
  Lohengrin, Act I: Prelude 9:09    1.59   Add to cart  
  Parsifal, Act I: Prelude 14:58    2.39   Add to cart  
  Parsifal, Act III: Good Friday Spell 11:46    2.39   Add to cart  
  Siegfried Idyll 18:01    3.19   Add to cart  
  Academic Festival Overture, Op. 80 9:58    1.59   Add to cart  
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