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Dvorak: Symphonies No 7 & 8 / Alsop, Baltimore SO

Dvorak / Alsop / Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
Release Date: 05/25/2010 
Label:  Naxos   Catalog #: 8572112  
Composer:  Antonín Dvorák
Conductor:  Marin Alsop
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

In these live recordings from Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall in Baltimore, Dvo?ák’s most darkly dramatic and passionate symphony, the Seventh, is coupled with his Eighth, notable for its dramatic contrasts, Bohemian lyricism, and a seemingly spontaneous flow of thematic ideas.

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Performance: ***** – BBC Music Magazine
In these live recordings from Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall in Baltimore, Dvo?ák’s most darkly dramatic and passionate symphony, the Seventh, is coupled with his Eighth, notable for its dramatic contrasts, Bohemian lyricism, and a seemingly spontaneous flow of thematic ideas.

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Performance: ***** – BBC Music Magazine
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Works on This Recording

1.
Symphony no 7 in D minor, Op. 70/B 141 by Antonín Dvorák
Conductor:  Marin Alsop
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1884-1885; Bohemia 
2.
Symphony no 8 in G major, Op. 88/B 163 by Antonín Dvorák
Conductor:  Marin Alsop
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1889; Bohemia 

Sound Samples

Symphony No. 7 in D minor, Op. 70, B. 141: I. Allegro maestoso
Symphony No. 7 in D minor, Op. 70, B. 141: II. Poco adagio
Symphony No. 7 in D minor, Op. 70, B. 141: III. Scherzo: Vivace - Poco meno mosso
Symphony No. 7 in D minor, Op. 70, B. 141: IV. Finale: Allegro
Symphony No. 8 in G major, Op. 88, B. 163: I. Allegro con brio
Symphony No. 8 in G major, Op. 88, B. 163: II. Adagio
Symphony No. 8 in G major, Op. 88, B. 163: III. Allegretto grazioso - Molto vivace
Symphony No. 8 in G major, Op. 88, B. 163: IV. Allegro ma non troppo

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