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Schumann: Symphonies / Gennady Rozhdestvensky

Album Summary

>Schumann, Robert : Symphony no 1 in B flat major ("Spring"), Op. 38
>Schumann, Robert : Symphony no 2 in C major, Op. 61
>Schumann, Robert : Symphony no 3 in E flat major, Op. 97 "Rhenish"
>Schumann, Robert : Symphony no 4 in D minor, Op. 120
Conductor Ensemble Composer

Notes & Reviews:

This Firma Melodiya release features Schumann's symphonies, edited by George Szell and performed by the Estonian Symphony Orchestra conducted by the celebrated Gennady Rozhdestvensky. In the conductor's own words: "The remarkable conductor George Szell made superb versions of Schumann's four symphonies. These recordings have been made based on his versions ... they are a result of the conductor's tremendous experience combined with a most delicate feeling for style."

Notes & Reviews:

Recording information: 1978.



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Works Details

>Schumann, Robert : Symphony no 1 in B flat major ("Spring"), Op. 38
  • Conductor: Gennady Rozhdestvensky
  • Ensemble: Estonia Symphony Orchestra
  • Running Time: 32 min. 26 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Orchestral
  • Written: 1841

>Schumann, Robert : Symphony no 2 in C major, Op. 61
  • Conductor: Gennady Rozhdestvensky
  • Ensemble: Estonia Symphony Orchestra
  • Running Time: 33 min. 22 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Orchestral
  • Written: 1845-1846

>Schumann, Robert : Symphony no 3 in E flat major, Op. 97 "Rhenish"
  • Conductor: Gennady Rozhdestvensky
  • Ensemble: Estonia Symphony Orchestra
  • Running Time: 34 min. 19 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Orchestral
  • Written: 1850

>Schumann, Robert : Symphony no 4 in D minor, Op. 120
  • Conductor: Gennady Rozhdestvensky
  • Ensemble: Estonia Symphony Orchestra
  • Running Time: 27 min. 20 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Orchestral
  • Written: 1841