ELGAR Edward - Symphony No. 1 Op. 55 (As dur), WAGNER Richard: Overture from "Die Meistersinger ..Roger Norrington, Conductor
SWR Symphony Orchestra
Kicking off the faszination m u s i k series is the redoubtable Roger Norrington presenting a solid reading of the most English of symphonies, Elgar's First. Gramophone magazine had this to say: “An honest, intelligent Elgar First from an unexpected source…”
The remainder of the program is filled out by what must surely be the fastest recording of Die Meistersinger ever committed to a CD, a recording that must be heard to be believed!
02 Symphony Nr. 1 A-Dur op. 55 Allegro molto
03 Symphony Nr. 1 A-Dur op. 55 Adagio
04 Symphony Nr. 1 A-Dur op. 55 Lento - Allegro
05 Overture from "Die Meistersinger"