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HOLST, G.: Planets (The) / BRITTEN, B.: The Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra (BBC Symphony Orchestra, Rozhdestvensky)

Composer(s):Britten, BenjaminHolst, Gustav
Artist(s) BBC Symphony Chorus, Choir • Rozhdestvensky, Gennady, Conductor • BBC Symphony Orchestra
Period(s) 20th Century
Genre Classical Music
Category Orchestral
Catalogue ICAC5053
Label ICA Classics
Quality   320kbps
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Review By Juan Berberana,Ritmo,July 2012

Sigo sin entender como Gennadi Rozhdestvensy, probablemente el mayor talento musical que haya dado Rusia (antes Unión Soviética) en el mundo de la dirección de orquestas tras la guerra, jamás tuvo en sus manos una orquesta de las “grandes” como titular. Entre 1978 y 1981 ocupó el podio de la Sinfónica de la BBC (luego se iría a dirigir la Sinfónica de Viena, y su mayor “logro” fue dirigir la del Ministerio de Cultura de la URSS, hecha a su medida). Por eso, las grabaciones de la BBC (recuperadas por ICA), de aquellos años, son uno de los mayores tesoros encontrados en los últimos decenios. Rozhdestvensy lo dirigía todo bien. No solo Shostakovich (como piensan algunos). Era genial en



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