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Idyll / Belli, Orchestra da Camera 'Ferruccio Busoni'


Release Date: 01/27/2017 
Label:  Brilliant Classics   Catalog #: 95199  
Composer:  Vasily KalinnikovLeos JanácekSir Edward Elgar
Conductor:  Massimo Belli
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra da Camera Ferruccio Busoni
Number of Discs: 1 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

This is a unique coupling on record, but a perceptive and satisfying one: a trio of Romantically inclined serenades from composers of Northern Europe, writing in the last decades of the 19th century when the drive to define a Nationalist spirit through culture was at its height. And so these works are distinctively, variously Russian, Czech and English in their different ways, while never relinquishing a debt to the German tradition in which their composers were to a greater or lesser degree educated. The Ferruccio Busoni Chamber Orchestra have previously appeared on Brilliant Classics with their music director Massimo Belli in an album of viola concertos by Alessandro Rolla. The orchestra celebrated its 50th anniversary in 2015. Many of Read more their previous releases have received five-star reviews from the Italian press. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Serenade for Strings by Vasily Kalinnikov
Conductor:  Massimo Belli
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra da Camera Ferruccio Busoni
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1891; Russia 
2.
Idyll for Strings by Leos Janácek
Conductor:  Massimo Belli
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra da Camera Ferruccio Busoni
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1878; Brno, Czech Republic 
3.
Serenade for Strings in E minor, Op. 20 by Sir Edward Elgar
Conductor:  Massimo Belli
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra da Camera Ferruccio Busoni
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1892; England 

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