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Hindemith, Janacek, Prokofiev: Orchestral Works / Abbado


Release Date: 12/17/2001 
Label:  Decca   Catalog #: 470264  
Composer:  Leos JanácekPaul HindemithSergei Prokofiev
Conductor:  Claudio Abbado
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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This CD is reissued by ArkivMusic.

Notes and Editorial Reviews

"Abbado's splendid account of the Sinfonietta still ranks among the best, with the conductor evoking a highly sympathetic response from the LSO. His acute sensitivity to dynamic nuances and his care for detail are felt in every bar. Superb couplings, too, in this 'Legends' transfer."

-- Penguin Guide [2003/4 Edition]
"Abbado's splendid account of the Sinfonietta still ranks among the best, with the conductor evoking a highly sympathetic response from the LSO. His acute sensitivity to dynamic nuances and his care for detail are felt in every bar. Superb couplings, too, in this 'Legends' transfer."

-- Penguin Guide [2003/4 Edition]
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Works on This Recording

1.
Sinfonietta by Leos Janácek
Conductor:  Claudio Abbado
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1926; Brno, Czech Republic 
2.
Symphonic Metamorphosis on Themes of Carl Maria von Weber by Paul Hindemith
Conductor:  Claudio Abbado
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1943; USA 
3.
Chout: Suite, Op. 21a by Sergei Prokofiev
Conductor:  Claudio Abbado
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1920; USA 

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