1 CD / Berlin Classics / 2008-07-08Works: Dmitry Shostakovich: Symphony no 9 in E flat major, Op. 70; Concerto for Violin no 1 in A minor, Op. 77 (published as Op. 99)
Performers: Erxleben, Michael; Luft, Rainer
Conductors: Flor, Claus P.
The audience who first heard the Symphony No. 9 on November 3, 1945 was not quite prepared for it. After the monumental 7th and 8th...continue...
1 Super Audio CD / MD&G / 2005-04-26Works: Frank Martin: Concerto for Violin; Concerto for 7 wind instruments (timpani, percussion & string orchestra); Danse de la peur
Performers: Bonvin, Frederic; Casola, Fabio di; Erxleben, Michael; Flieger, Jiri; Haag, Ivo; Henderson, Kenneth; Monot, Pierre-Alain; Soos, Adrienne; Storozhenko, Igor; Vecchi, Dimitri
Conductors: Steen, Jac van
Martin's composition are impressive for their difficult solo passages and light tonal color. His music is highly regarded but seldom performed....continue...