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AB 7508

Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy: Symphonies No. 5 "Reformation" und No. 1

The Classical Shop
release date: June 2008

Originally recorded in 2008

Artists:

Orquesta Sinfonica de Madrid


Peter Maag



Record Label
Arts Music – Blue Line

Genre:

Orchestral & Concertos




Total Time - 64:55
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Symphony No. 5 in D Major op. 107 "Reformation"

 
1 I - Andante - Allegro con fuoco 12:16
2 II - Allegro vivace 6:12
3 III - Andante 4:19
4 IV - Choral "Ein' feste Burg ist unser Gott", Andante von moto - Allegro maestoso 8:24
     
 

Symphony No. 1 in c minor op. 11

 
5 I - Allegro molto 10:40
6 II - Andante 7:06
7 III - Minuetto. Allegro Molto 7:03
8 IV - Allegro con fuoco 8:55
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*****
A very vibrant recording in 24/96, relatively close perspective but with enough depth and wide dynamic range. But what strikes you most forcibly is Peter Maag's typically incisive direction of the rhythmic energy of these scores, which allied to the full, textured string sound results in a rich and expressive account of both symphonies, with ideally judged tempi throughout. Very highly recommended! If you know Maag's early 60s LSO readings of Mozart serenades on Decca Legends (or his Mendelssohn 3) you'll have a good idea of the sound to expect, but in a gorgeous, high-res modern setting. Better sound overall than his CDs of Mozart with the Orchestra di Padova e del Veneto, which were already very recommendable! Maybe someone could do a 24/96 download of those? Anyway, one of the best 24/96 downloads yet. Jayne Lee Wilson, Liverpool UK
J Wilson