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BEETHOVEN, L. van: Symphony No. 3, "Eroica" / SMETANA, B.: The Bartered Bride: Overture (Argenta) (1955-1957)

Period(s) Classical (1750-1830)Romantic
Genre Classical Music
Category Orchestral
Catalogue ICAC5087
Label ICA Classics
Quality   320kbps
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Review By Simon Corley,,December 2012

Comme Guido Cantelli quatorze mois auparavant, Ataúlfo Argenta (1913–1958) disparut prématurément dans des conditions tragiques (l’inhalation de monoxyde de carbone dans son garage, après voir fait tourner trop longtemps le moteur et le chauffage de sa voiture). Même s’il a travaillé en studio à partir 1953 pour Decca à Londres et à Genève et si certains enregistrements de concert sont par ailleurs disponibles, tout témoignage de son art est bienvenu, surtout lorsqu’il s’agit de quasi-inédits. ICA Classics revendique ainsi la première parution en disque compact de cinq Préludes ou extraits symphoniques de zarzuelas de Chapí—dont



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