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SUK, J.: Prague / A Summer's Tale (BBC Symphony, Belohlavek)

Composer(s):Suk, Josef
Artist(s) Belohlavek, Jiri, Conductor • BBC Symphony Orchestra
Period(s) 20th Century
Genre Classical Music
Category Orchestral
Catalogue CHSA5109
Label Chandos
Quality   320kbps
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Review By Geoffrey Norris ,Gramophone,September 2013

The five-movement A Summer’s Tale[’s]…emotional arc and profound aura of contemplation are beautifully encapsulated in the colours and character of the BBC Symphony Orchestra’s playing…Belohlávek in these performances comprehensively reveals the scope of Suk’s creative individuality. A Summer’s Tale…is in itself a work of symphonic dimensions, a facet that Belohlávek brings out in an interpretation of structural strength and sinew. But, equally, the contrasts between the sultry stillness of ‘Midday’, the piquant scoring of the ‘Blind Musicians’ intermezzo, and the evanescence and shadowy unease of the ‘Power of Phantoms’ fourth movement are drawn in such a way as to show the music

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Review By Geoffrey Norris ,Gramophone,September 2013

The five-movement A Summer’s Tale[’s]…emotional arc and profound aura of contemplation are beautifully encapsulated in the colours and character of the BBC Symphony Orchestra’s playing…Belohlávek in these performances comprehensively reveals the scope of Suk’s creative individuality. A Summer’s Tale…is in itself a work of symphonic dimensions, a facet that Belohlávek brings out in an interpretation of structural strength and sinew. But, equally, the contrasts between the sultry stillness of ‘Midday’, the piquant scoring of the ‘Blind Musicians’ intermezzo, and the evanescence and shadowy unease of the ‘Power of Phantoms’ fourth movement are drawn in such a way as to show the music

more....

Review By Geoffrey Norris ,Gramophone,September 2013

The five-movement A Summer’s Tale[’s]…emotional arc and profound aura of contemplation are beautifully encapsulated in the colours and character of the BBC Symphony Orchestra’s playing…Belohlávek in these performances comprehensively reveals the scope of Suk’s creative individuality. A Summer’s Tale…is in itself a work of symphonic dimensions, a facet that Belohlávek brings out in an interpretation of structural strength and sinew. But, equally, the contrasts between the sultry stillness of ‘Midday’, the piquant scoring of the ‘Blind Musicians’ intermezzo, and the evanescence and shadowy unease of the ‘Power of Phantoms’ fourth movement are drawn in such a way as to show the music

more....

Review By Geoffrey Norris ,Gramophone,September 2013

The five-movement A Summer’s Tale[’s]…emotional arc and profound aura of contemplation are beautifully encapsulated in the colours and character of the BBC Symphony Orchestra’s playing…Belohlávek in these performances comprehensively reveals the scope of Suk’s creative individuality. A Summer’s Tale…is in itself a work of symphonic dimensions, a facet that Belohlávek brings out in an interpretation of structural strength and sinew. But, equally, the contrasts between the sultry stillness of ‘Midday’, the piquant scoring of the ‘Blind Musicians’ intermezzo, and the evanescence and shadowy unease of the ‘Power of Phantoms’ fourth movement are drawn in such a way as to show the music

more....






 

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