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Sir Donald Tovey: Symphony in D, etc / Vass, Malmö Opera

Album Summary

>Tovey, Donald Francis : The Bride of Dionysus, opera
>Tovey, Donald Francis : Symphony in D major, Op. 32
Conductor Ensemble Composer

Notes & Reviews:

Sir Donald Francis Tovey has long been known as one of the finest writers on music in English - but he saw himself primarily as a composer. His powerful and ambitious Symphony, written in 1913, has its stylistic roots in Brahms and Bruckner, but Tovey was also open to contemporary developments: the harmonic procedures occasionally invoke Reger, the adventurous use of orchestral color suggests Mahler and Nielsen, and the scale - it is almost an hour in length- casts the work as a mighty cousin to Elgar's two symphonies, finished not long before. This is its first recording since Tovey himself conducted a BBC broadcast performance in 1937.



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>Tovey, Donald Francis : The Bride of Dionysus, opera :: Prelude
  • Conductor: George Vass
  • Ensemble: Malmö Opera Orchestra
  • Notes: Studio 7, Swedish Radio, Malmö, Sweden (05/23/2005-05/27/2005)
  • Running Time: 5 min. 46 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1929

>Tovey, Donald Francis : Symphony in D major, Op. 32
  • Conductor: George Vass
  • Ensemble: Malmö Opera Orchestra
  • Notes: Studio 7, Swedish Radio, Malmö, Sweden (05/23/2005-05/27/2005)
  • Running Time: 57 min. 20 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1913