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Harris, Roy - Symphonies Nos. 5 & 6 - Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra


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"This is an important release for collectors of contemporary American music. Roy Harris might best be thought of as a sort of "New World" Bruckner. His music is sometimes awkward, rhythmically clunky and unvaried, but also noble, searching, shot through with brass chorales and contrapuntal episodes, and ultimately uplifting. Both of these symphonies reveal these qualities. No. 6, subtitled "Gettysburg", despite the titles of its various movements (Awaking, Conflict, Dedication, Affirmation) is about as programmatic as Bruckner's "Romantic" symphony. It works extremely well as absolute music. The same observation applies to the three-movement Fifth, which shares a very similar sound world. Both works were composed between 1942-44 when Harris was working at the peak of his inspiration. Acceleration shares some thematic material with the Sixth symphony, and the title is deceptive. The movement hardly changes pace at all once it gets going, but as a seven-minute chuck of typical Harris it gets the job done nicely. To say that this music never has been better performed or recorded isn't saying much, since it has received hardly any attention at all. Marin Alsop and the Bournemouth Symphony deliver heartfelt, sincere performances entirely in keeping with the spirit of the music, and they are very well recorded. I welcome this release with pleasure, and so will you."
(classicstoday.com)

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Artikelnummer 8559609
Streckkod 0636943960929
Utgivningsdatum 2010-02-22
Kategori Klassiskt
Skivbolag Naxos
Enhet CD
Antal enheter 1
Utövare
Artister Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra
Dirigenter Alsop, Marin
Kompositörer Harris, Roy
Disk: 1
1 Symphony No. 5
2 Symphony No. 6 "Gettysburg"
3 Acceleration
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