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SEREBRIER: Symphony No. 3 / Elegy for Strings / Fantasia

Composer(s):Serebrier, Jose
Genre Classical Music
Category Orchestral
Catalogue 8.559183
Label Naxos
Quality   320kbps
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Review By Christoph Schluren,Fono Forum,

"And so it was that Jose Serebrier, one of the most eminent conductors of our times, was able to compose this original lyric fantasy, a vital elegant masterwork in the span of a week, earlier this year. This third symphony is a shimmering prism of tone, romantic-impressionistic and spontaneously improvisatorial, as well as clearly formed and with a sure-hand for reaching great heights of ecstasy.


Review By Hans-Christian v. Dadelsen,Klassik heute,

"The extraordinary conductor-composer Jose Serebrier had already made his debut as conductor at the age of 11, and at 14 composed his Elegy, a wonderfully musical and technically perfect work, so much so, that Leopold Stokowski permiered it at Carnegie Hall. Serebrier's music, above all, is weighed down a little bit by the overwhelming genius of his master. It speaks in a free stylistic language, above all in a vital, pulsating classicism, especially in the most important movement of the third symphony. However, it is in this backward-looking stylistic movement, that this sympathetic, fresh, un-presumptuous music that always avoids cliches, finds its original voice. It is especially apparent in his accordion concerto (Passacaglia and Perpetuum Mobile). His work for contrabass,



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