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ROCHBERG: Symphony No. 1



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Although the first, fourth and fifth movements were performed in cut form in March 1958, Rochberg's Symphony No. 1, the first large-scale work of his career, is here heard complete for the first time. Unlike the anguished Second (Naxos 8559182), written in the mid-fifties as a delayed response to the awfulness Rochberg saw at first hand in the war years, the First is a young composer's exultant exploration of his maturing technique and powers of invention. Rochberg's teacher, Leopold Mannes, called the Capriccio movement, heard orchestrally for the first time ever in the present performance, \the craziest music I have ever seen!" More than fifty years on, this powerfully individual work has stood the test of time, and of neglect. It is a First Symphony of a young composer who was a natural composer for the orchestra, and a born symphonist."
Facts
Item number 8559214
Barcode 636943921425
Release date 01/10/2007
Category 20TH CENTURY
Label Naxos Records
Media type CD
Number of units 1
Performers
Composers George Rochberg
Conductors Christopher Lyndon-Gee
Orchestras Saarbrucken German Radio Philharmonic Orchestra
Producers Markus Brandle
Disc: 1
Symphony No. 1
1 I. Allegro molto ma un poco pesante, exultant!
2 II. Night Music: Poco Adagio, like a slow march
3 III. Capriccio: Fast and impetuous, like a curtain
4 IV. Variations: Molto adagio, very slow and statel
5 V. Finale: Adagio, parlando e molto rubato
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