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Bruckner: Symphony No 9 / Dohnányi, The Cleveland Orchestra

Release Date: 10/02/2008 
Label:  Decca   Catalog #: 425405   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Anton Bruckner
Conductor:  Christoph von Dohnányi
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cleveland Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 0 Hours 58 Mins. 

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This CD is reissued by ArkivMusic.

Notes and Editorial Reviews

...The Ninth, Dohnanyi now reminds us, is not only an epic work, it is also an intensely dramatic one, a piece full of raw-nerved disquiet and of anguish frankly stated... The Dohnanyi is also lean and incisive, with the Decca engineers providing a recording of great clarity and controlled spaciousness that confirms: Dohnanyi's perception of a score that is in some ways as much a precursor of later Mahler and even something like The Rite of Spring than a consummation of Bruckner's earlier, more Wagnerite style... [W]hat I find compelling about Dohnanyi's reading of the first movement is the sense it conveys of enormous pent-up tensions pervading the music, like a river running high, swirling and eddying along its course and never far from Read more overwhelming us in some catastrophic inundation. It is, in fact, a performance full of urgency and danger, spontaneously alive to the music's perturbed mood...

-- Richard Osborne, Gramophone [6/1989]
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Works on This Recording

Symphony no 9 in D minor, WAB 109 by Anton Bruckner
Conductor:  Christoph von Dohnányi
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cleveland Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1891-1896; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 58 Minutes 0 Secs. 

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