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Schumann: Symphony No 1; Franck: Symphony In D / Furtwängler


Release Date: 10/30/2008 
Label:  Decca   Catalog #: 417287   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Robert SchumannCésar Franck
Conductor:  Wilhelm Furtwängler
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Mono 
Length: 1 Hours 14 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1.
Symphony no 1 in B flat major, Op. 38 "Spring" by Robert Schumann
Conductor:  Wilhelm Furtwängler
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1841; Germany 
2.
Symphony in D minor, M 48 by César Franck
Conductor:  Wilhelm Furtwängler
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1886-1888; France 

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 A+ for the Symphony in D April 24, 2013 By edward heller (lansdale, PA) See All My Reviews "If you are looking for a recording of the Franck Symphony here it is! The sonics are not up to current standards but the interpretation is far above other recordings! Furtwangler played works a good deal slower than other conductors but they never seem to drag. The Coda of the First Movement is a perfect example. The conductor workedwell with this orchestra for many years but ran into difficulties in the USA after WWII. He was accused of being a Nazi although he never joined the Party in either Austria or Germany - unlike his sucessor, Von Karajan." Report Abuse
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