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Hofmann: Five Symphonies / Ward, Northern Chamber Orch


Release Date: 10/16/1998 
Label:  Naxos   Catalog #: 8553866   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Leopold Hofmann
Conductor:  Nicholas Ward
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Northern Chamber Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 12 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

REVIEWS:
American Record Guide (11-12/97, p.138) - "...Naxos continues to ply its way through the 18th century symphony repertoire with this, their fourth release, and the best in the series thus far....The musicians of Nicholas Ward's Northern Chamber Orchestra, based in Manchester, England, are strong advocates for this literature. These are crisp and clean readings with excellent choices of tempo, balance, and perspective."
REVIEWS:
American Record Guide (11-12/97, p.138) - "...Naxos continues to ply its way through the 18th century symphony repertoire with this, their fourth release, and the best in the series thus far....The musicians of Nicholas Ward's Northern Chamber Orchestra, based in Manchester, England, are strong advocates for this literature. These are crisp and clean readings with excellent choices of tempo, balance, and perspective." Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Symphony in B flat major, B no Bb1 by Leopold Hofmann
Conductor:  Nicholas Ward
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Northern Chamber Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: by 1763; Austria 
Date of Recording: 05/1996 
2.
Symphony in F major, B no F1 by Leopold Hofmann
Conductor:  Nicholas Ward
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Northern Chamber Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: by 1767; Austria 
Date of Recording: 05/1996 
3.
Symphony in D major, B no D4 by Leopold Hofmann
Conductor:  Nicholas Ward
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Northern Chamber Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: by 1762; Austria 
Date of Recording: 05/1996 
4.
Symphony in F major, B no F2 by Leopold Hofmann
Conductor:  Nicholas Ward
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Northern Chamber Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: by 1760; Austria 
Date of Recording: 05/1996 
5.
Symphony in C major, B no c8 by Leopold Hofmann
Conductor:  Nicholas Ward
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Northern Chamber Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: by 1759; Austria 

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