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Dvorák: Symphonies Nos 7, 8 & 9 / Libor Pesek, Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra


Release Date: 05/27/2008 
Label:  Virgin Classics   Catalog #: 22039   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Antonín Dvorák
Conductor:  Libor Pesek
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 2 Hours 19 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1.
Symphony no 7 in D minor, Op. 70/B 141 by Antonín Dvorák
Conductor:  Libor Pesek
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1884-1885; Bohemia 
2.
Symphony no 8 in G major, Op. 88/B 163 by Antonín Dvorák
Conductor:  Libor Pesek
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1889; Bohemia 
3.
Suite for Orchestra in A major, Op. 98b/B 190 "American" by Antonín Dvorák
Conductor:  Libor Pesek
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1895; USA 
4.
Symphony no 9 in E minor, Op. 95/B 178 "From the New World" by Antonín Dvorák
Conductor:  Libor Pesek
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1893; USA 

Sound Samples

Symphony No. 7 in D minor B 141 (Op. 70): I. Allegro maestoso
Symphony No. 7 in D minor B 141 (Op. 70): II. Poco adagio
Symphony No. 7 in D minor B 141 (Op. 70): III. Scherzo (Vivace)
Symphony No. 7 in D minor B 141 (Op. 70): IV. Allegro
Symphony No. 8 in G major B 163 (Op. 88): I. Allegro con brio
Symphony No. 8 in G major B 163 (Op. 88): II. Adagio
Symphony No. 8 in G major B 163 (Op. 88): III. Allegretto grazioso - Molto vivace
Symphony No. 8 in G major B 163 (Op. 88): IV. Allegro, ma non troppo
American Suite B 190 (Op. 98b): I. Andante con moto
American Suite B 190 (Op. 98b): II. Allegro
American Suite B 190 (Op. 98b): III. Moderato (alla polacca)
American Suite B 190 (Op. 98b): IV. Andante
American Suite B 190 (Op. 98b): V. Allegro
Symphony No. 9 in E minor B 178 (Op. 95), 'From the New World': I. Adagio - Allegro molto
Symphony No. 9 in E minor B 178 (Op. 95), 'From the New World': II. Largo
Symphony No. 9 in E minor B 178 (Op. 95), 'From the New World': III. Scherzo (Molto vivace)
Symphony No. 9 in E minor B 178 (Op. 95), 'From the New World': IV. Allegro con fuoco

Customer Reviews

Average Customer Review:  1 Customer Review )
 Stunning September 29, 2012 By Jeremy Lee (QALA, Malta) See All My Reviews "I first heard part of this recording of the 8th Symphony on Classic FM and said to myself this is a must hear!! I was wanting a set of Dvjorak 7, 8 and 9th sympnonies and having now listened to this set am bowled over with the sound of the orchestra , its vitality - essntial in Dvjorak's music -and superb interpretations by the conductor. The RLPO has really excelled itself! Bravo!" Report Abuse
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