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WEYSE, C.E.F.: Key Masterpieces (The) - Symphonies Nos. 1 and 7 / Christmas Cantata / Piano Sonata No. 6 / Songs

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WEYSE, C.E.F.: Key Masterpieces (The) - Symphonies Nos. 1 and 7 / Christmas Cantata / Piano Sonata No. 6 / Songs

Composer(s):Weyse, Christoph Ernst Friedrich
Artist(s)
Period(s) Classical (1750-1830)
Genre Classical Music
Category Choral - SacredChoral - SecularInstrumentalOperaOrchestralVocal
Catalogue 8.226105-06
Label Dacapo
Quality   320kbps
Album Price
 
MP3
USD 15.98
 

 

   



Delicious Danish
Review By CZ79786,January 2011

The music of Christoph Ernst Friedrich Weyse (1774-1842) isn’t very well known outside of his native Denmark and that’s too bad. Weyse wasn’t one for traveling, so his music really didn’t have an opportunity to take root on the continent, but a number of 19th century musical luminaries (Liszt, Moscheles, Clara Schumann) did come to Denmark to visit him (no doubt to hear his considerable pianistic skills). Bottom line is, Weyse was a musical conservative whose interests did not extend beyond Mozart, so he was kind of left behind when Beethoven and others stormed ahead in (at the time) new music.

Thankfully, this excellent collection introduces the delightful Weyse to the wider world and there's a lot to like.

Weyse is best remembered as a song composer (the more....







 

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