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Dvorak: Symphony No 8 & 9 / Otaka, Sapporo So


Release Date: 01/29/2008 
Label:  Signum U.k.   Catalog #: 110   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Antonín Dvorák
Conductor:  Tadaaki Otaka
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Sapporo Symphony Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

The splendid Sapporo Symphony Orchestra under Maestro Tadaaki Otaka's sure baton, give poised accounts of Dvorák's touchstone symphonies. Symphony No.9, 'From the New World', received a rapturous reception at its Carnegie Hall premiere, a reception, which has been repeated thousands of times across the globe. Enjoy an extraordinary performance of two of Dvorák's best known symphonies, beautifully performed by Japan's leading symphony orchestra. The Sapporo Symphony Orchestra is based in the Sapporo Concert Hall 'Kitara' which boasts some of the finest acoustics in the world. The orchestra is distinguished by its clear sound and dynamic powers of expression, and has received glowing accolades from around the world. The splendid Sapporo Symphony Orchestra under Maestro Tadaaki Otaka's sure baton, give poised accounts of Dvorák's touchstone symphonies. Symphony No.9, 'From the New World', received a rapturous reception at its Carnegie Hall premiere, a reception, which has been repeated thousands of times across the globe. Enjoy an extraordinary performance of two of Dvorák's best known symphonies, beautifully performed by Japan's leading symphony orchestra. The Sapporo Symphony Orchestra is based in the Sapporo Concert Hall 'Kitara' which boasts some of the finest acoustics in the world. The orchestra is distinguished by its clear sound and dynamic powers of expression, and has received glowing accolades from around the world. Read less

Works on This Recording

1. Symphony no 8 in G major, Op. 88/B 163 by Antonín Dvorák
Conductor:  Tadaaki Otaka
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Sapporo Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1889; Bohemia 
2. Symphony no 9 in E minor, Op. 95/B 178 "From the New World" by Antonín Dvorák
Conductor:  Tadaaki Otaka
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Sapporo Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1893; USA 

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