On The Summit (Part One) - Richard Strauss - An Alpine Symphony: Rudolf Kempe, Royal Philharmonic Or

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  1. Rudolf Kempe • Royal Philharmonic Orchestra* / Strauss* Rudolf Kempe • Royal Philharmonic Orchestra* / Strauss* - An Alpine Symphony ‎ (LP, Album, RE) RCA Victor Red Seal/5(7).
  2. R. STRAUSS An Alpine Symphony. Horn Concerto No. 1 • Rudolf Kempe, cond; Alan Civil (hn); Royal PO • TESTAMENT () This is a critically important recording for fans of Richard Strauss and An Alpine rock.gravelmoondonndorintrius.infoinfo are all in debt to Testament for making available Rudolf Kempe’s groundbreaking RCA recording of An Alpine Symphony for the first time on a well-made CD .
  3. While Richard Strauss was famous as a composer of tone poems, he had, at the time of the Alpensinfonie, gone a dozen years without producing a major symphonic work after having shifted his focus to opera. Perhaps it was because World War I was underway and opportunities to produce new operas were fewer that he returned one last time to the tone poem.
  4. Nov 06,  · The Classical Music Guide Forums. Welcome to the new Classical Music Guide Online Forums! The Alpine Symphony is one of Strauss’ largest non-operatic conceptions, and the composer himself considered it his best-wrought work in terms of its orchestration. Rudolf Kempe Royal Philharmonic Orchestra Rudolf Kempe Staatskapelle Dresden.
  5. Also, Horn Concerto No. 1. Alan Civil, horn; Rudolf Kempe, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra. Testament SBT (remastered). For the past forty-five years or so I have been living happily with Rudolf Kempe's EMI recording of An Alpine Symphony with the Dresden Staatskapelle, even though I knew that Kempe had also recorded it just a few years earlier with the Royal Philharmonic on a disc .
  6. Bernard Haitink, Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra. Newton Classics It wasn't long after German conductor and composer Richard Strauss () premiered An Alpine Symphony in that critics began lambasting it as frivolous cotton-candy: picture-postcard music unworthy of the man's talents. That always seemed to me an unfair assessment.
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