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Arthur Honegger: Symphony No. 2; Symphony No. 4 "deliciae Basiliensis"

Honegger
Release Date: 04/29/2014 
Label:  Sinfonieorchester Basel   Catalog #: 4   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Arthur Honegger
Conductor:  Dennis Russell Davies
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 0 Hours 57 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

This is the fourth production on the Sinfonieorchester Basel’s in-house label, established in 2012. Renowned American conductor and pianist Dennis Russell Davies has been the orchestra’s principal conductor since 2009. Honegger’s Second Symphony (‘Symphonie liturgique’), completed in 1941 and premiered by Paul Sacher in 1942, follows the dramatic and emotional symphonic tradition of Beethoven, but in its form and spirit, hues towards the style of Haydn or Mozart. - Naxos This is the fourth production on the Sinfonieorchester Basel’s in-house label, established in 2012. Renowned American conductor and pianist Dennis Russell Davies has been the orchestra’s principal conductor since 2009. Honegger’s Second Symphony (‘Symphonie liturgique’), completed in 1941 and premiered by Paul Sacher in 1942, follows the dramatic and emotional symphonic tradition of Beethoven, but in its form and spirit, hues towards the style of Haydn or Mozart. - Naxos Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Symphony no 2 for Trumpet and Strings by Arthur Honegger
Conductor:  Dennis Russell Davies
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1941; France 
Venue:  Stadt-Casino Basel, Musiksaal 
Length: 27 Minutes 24 Secs. 
2.
Symphony no 4 "Deliciae basiliensis" by Arthur Honegger
Conductor:  Dennis Russell Davies
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1946; France 
Venue:  Stadt-Casino Basel, Musiksaal 
Length: 28 Minutes 37 Secs. 

Sound Samples

Symphony No. 2, "Symphonie pour cordes": I. Molto moderato - Allegro
Symphony No. 2, "Symphonie pour cordes": II. Adagio mesto
Symphony No. 2, "Symphonie pour cordes": III. Vivace non troppo
Symphony No. 4, "Deliciae basiliensis": I. Lento e misterioso - Allegro
Symphony No. 4, "Deliciae basiliensis": II. Larghetto
Symphony No. 4, "Deliciae basiliensis": III. Allegro - Adagio - Tempo I - Adagio - Allegro

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