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Holst: The Planets - Strauss: Also sprach Zarathustra / Steinberg, Boston Symphony [CD + Blu-ray Audio]


Release Date: 04/06/2018 
Label:  Deutsche Grammophon   Catalog #: 4798669  
Composer:  Gustav HolstRichard Strauss
Conductor:  William Steinberg
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Boston Symphony Orchestra
Number of Discs: 2 
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William Steinberg’s famous readings of Strauss’ Also sprach Zarathustra and Holst’s The Planets newly remastered at 24-bit/192kHz from the original 4-track tapes and presented on Blu-ray Audio in 4.0 Surround + CD in DigiPack format. These recordings remain mementos of Steinberg’s brief tenure as the Boston Symphony Orchestra’s Music Director. Celebrating the 100th anniversary of the first performance of “The Planets”. Includes notes on Steinberg & the BSO and an essay on quadrophonic recording William Steinberg’s famous readings of Strauss’ Also sprach Zarathustra and Holst’s The Planets newly remastered at 24-bit/192kHz from the original 4-track tapes and presented on Blu-ray Audio in 4.0 Surround + CD in DigiPack format. These recordings remain mementos of Steinberg’s brief tenure as the Boston Symphony Orchestra’s Music Director. Celebrating the 100th anniversary of the first performance of “The Planets”. Includes notes on Steinberg & the BSO and an essay on quadrophonic recording Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
The Planets, Op. 32/H 125 by Gustav Holst
Conductor:  William Steinberg
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Boston Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1914-1916; England 
2.
Also sprach Zarathustra, Op. 30 by Richard Strauss
Conductor:  William Steinberg
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Boston Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1895-1896; Germany 

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