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Mozart: Symphonies 38 - 41

Scottish Chamber Orchestra

Mozart: Symphonies 38 - 41

...exhilarating and thrilling
CKD 308 (Linn Records)
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1
Symphony No. 38 in D major (‘Prague’), K.504 - I Adagio - Allegro

Symphony No. 38 in D major (‘Prague’), K.504 - I Adagio - Allegro

Composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Conductor Sir Charles Mackerras
Band Scottish Chamber Orchestra
17:43 Play $6.85
2
Symphony No. 38 in D major (‘Prague’), K.504 - II Andante

Symphony No. 38 in D major (‘Prague’), K.504 - II Andante

Composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Conductor Sir Charles Mackerras
Band Scottish Chamber Orchestra
11:18 Play $5.10
3
Symphony No. 38 in D major (‘Prague’), K.504 - III Finale: Presto

Symphony No. 38 in D major (‘Prague’), K.504 - III Finale: Presto

Composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Conductor Sir Charles Mackerras
Band Scottish Chamber Orchestra
7:46 Play $3.40
4
Symphony No. 39 in E flat major, K.543 - I Adagio - Allegro

Symphony No. 39 in E flat major, K.543 - I Adagio - Allegro

Composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Conductor Sir Charles Mackerras
Band Scottish Chamber Orchestra
9:50 Play $3.40
5
Symphony No. 39 in E flat major, K.543 - II Andante con moto

Symphony No. 39 in E flat major, K.543 - II Andante con moto

Composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Conductor Sir Charles Mackerras
Band Scottish Chamber Orchestra
8:02 Play $3.40
6
Symphony No. 39 in E flat major, K.543 - III Minuetto (Allegretto) & Trio

Symphony No. 39 in E flat major, K.543 - III Minuetto (Allegretto) & Trio

Composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Conductor Sir Charles Mackerras
Band Scottish Chamber Orchestra
4:22 Play $1.70
7
Symphony No. 39 in E flat major, K.543 - IV Finale: Allegro

Symphony No. 39 in E flat major, K.543 - IV Finale: Allegro

Composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Conductor Sir Charles Mackerras
Band Scottish Chamber Orchestra
7:49 Play $3.40
8
Symphony No. 40 in G minor, K.550 - I Molto allegro

Symphony No. 40 in G minor, K.550 - I Molto allegro

Composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Conductor Sir Charles Mackerras
Band Scottish Chamber Orchestra
7:07 Play $3.40
9
Symphony No. 40 in G minor, K.550 - II Andante

Symphony No. 40 in G minor, K.550 - II Andante

Composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Conductor Sir Charles Mackerras
Band Scottish Chamber Orchestra
13:25 Play $5.10
10
Symphony No. 40 in G minor, K.550 - III Menuetto: Allegretto

Symphony No. 40 in G minor, K.550 - III Menuetto: Allegretto

Composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Conductor Sir Charles Mackerras
Band Scottish Chamber Orchestra
4:04 Play $1.70
11
Symphony No. 40 in G minor, K.550 - IV Finale: Allegro assai

Symphony No. 40 in G minor, K.550 - IV Finale: Allegro assai

Composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Conductor Sir Charles Mackerras
Band Scottish Chamber Orchestra
9:27 Play $3.40
12
Symphony No. 41 in C major (‘Jupiter’), K.551 - I Allegro vivace

Symphony No. 41 in C major (‘Jupiter’), K.551 - I Allegro vivace

Composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Conductor Sir Charles Mackerras
Band Scottish Chamber Orchestra
11:28 Play $5.10
13
Symphony No. 41 in C major (‘Jupiter’), K.551 - II Andante cantabile

Symphony No. 41 in C major (‘Jupiter’), K.551 - II Andante cantabile

Composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Conductor Sir Charles Mackerras
Band Scottish Chamber Orchestra
10:27 Play $5.10
14
Symphony No. 41 in C major (‘Jupiter’), K.551 - III Menuetto: Allegretto

Symphony No. 41 in C major (‘Jupiter’), K.551 - III Menuetto: Allegretto

Composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Conductor Sir Charles Mackerras
Band Scottish Chamber Orchestra
5:03 Play $3.40
15
Symphony No. 41 in C major (‘Jupiter’), K.551 - IV Molto allegro

Symphony No. 41 in C major (‘Jupiter’), K.551 - IV Molto allegro

Composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Conductor Sir Charles Mackerras
Band Scottish Chamber Orchestra
11:30 Play $5.10
Total Running Time 139 minutes Purchase all tracks 
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A multi-award winning double album of some of Mozart's finest symphonic works.

Download includes - cover art, inlay, booklet
Scottish Chamber Orchestra

Scottish Chamber Orchestra

The Scottish Chamber Orchestra is one of Scotland’s foremost cultural ambassadors. The Linn series features performances conducted by Robin Ticciati, Alexander Janizcek, Joseph Swensen and Sir Charles Mackerras.
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Sir Charles Mackerras

Sir Charles Mackerras

Sir Charles Mackerras enjoyed a long relationship with the Scottish Chamber Orchestra and was renowned as an expert in Mozart interpretation.
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Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Mozart is one of the most enduringly popular classical composers. He is responsible for over 600 works, many acknowledged as pinnacles of symphonic, concertante, chamber, piano, operatic, and choral music.
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This recording was named BBC Music Magazine's one of '5 Essential Works by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart' by BBC Music Magazine in 2012 as well as being a winner at the 2009 Classical BRIT Awards (Critics' Award 2009) and the 2009 BBC Music Magazine Awards (Disc of the Year Award and Orchestral Award).

In their original review BBC Music Magazine stated: ‘These performances are so exhilarating that I listened to all four symphonies straight through at a first hearing, mesmerised by the variety and intensity of the music itself, sounding here completely fresh, and the virtually flawless renderings by the excellent Scottish Chamber Orchestra, with Sir Charles Mackerras at his most penetrating.'

View the booklet in full here.

 

This much-loved recording has received many awards and plaudits since its release in 2008:

Best Classical Record of 2008. The Sunday Times
Best Classical Record of 2008. HMV Choice
#1 in Top 10 Symphonies List. Gramophone
A disc of the year. BBC Radio 3's CD Review
A disc of the year. BBC Radio 4's Front Row
A disc of the year. Classic FM's The New CD Show
Gramophone Recommended. Gramophone
Classical CD of the Week. The Sunday Times
Orchestral Disc of the Month. BBC Music Magazine
Album of the Month. HiFi News   

 BBC Music Magazine Logo BBC Music Magazine's '5 Essential Works by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart' 2012

 

BRIT award winner Winner Critics' Award 2009
Classical BRIT Awards

 

 

 Disc of the Year

Winner Disc of the Year Award 2009
Winner Orchestral Award 2009

 

 

Choc de l'annee

Winner Album of the Year 2008
Le Monde de la Musique Choc de l'annee Awards

 

 

 

 

 

 Disc of the Month

Orchestral Disc of the Month
BBC Music Magazine

 

 

G star

G Star - Recommended
Gramophone

 

 

 

Midem Classical AwardAlbum of the Year (Symphonic Works)
Winner - Midem Classical Awards 2009

 

Publisher's Choice Award

Publisher's Choice Recording
Winner - StereoMojo
Awards 2009

 

 

 

   

6moons.com Blue Moon Award

Blue Moon Award
6moons.com
 

 

 

 

Three Titles On Gramophone's Top 50
19 May 2016
SCO & Dunedins Included
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Mackerras' Mozart named in all-time Top 30
12 July 2013
iTunes include 'Mozart Syphonies 38-41' in its Essentials series
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'Mozart Symphonies 38 - 41' named as one of the best discs of the past 20 years!
30 July 2012
BBC Music Magazine celebrates 20 great recordings...
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Interview with Robin Ticciati
01 August 2011
'...a career that promises a long life of excitement.'
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Sir Charles Mackerras - One of the greatest conductors of all time
01 April 2011
As voted by BBC Music Magazine
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The SCO crosses the Pond
20 October 2010
Orchestra announces 4 US dates
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Linn is named Label of the Year
01 October 2010
Linn's a winner at the 2010 Gramophone Awards
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Mozart Symphonies in the Classical Charts!
22 March 2010
The SCO and Sir Charles are in the charts...
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Sir Charles Mackerras is Artist of the Week
20 March 2010
The Mozart Symphonies conductor is celebrated on Gramophone Archive...
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Grammy nominations announced...
04 December 2009
Mozart's producer and the COE in the running!
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Mozart Symphonies sessions news
16 July 2009
Exclusive preview
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Sir Charles and the SCO triumph at the Classical BRITs!
15 May 2009
'Mozart Symphonies 38 - 41' wins Critics' Award
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Mozart in chart for 4th week
05 May 2009
Bestseller in the Chart at No.6
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Classical Brit Awards nominations announced...
21 April 2009
Double nomination for Mozart Symphonies 38 - 41!
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Mozart Symphonies in Official UK Classical Chart
15 April 2009
Top seller re-enters the chart at number 4!
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Mozart Symphonies triumphs at the BBC Music Magazine Awards
08 April 2009
The SCO and Sir Charles Mackerras win two awards!
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Linn Records' Business Manager on BBC Radio
08 April 2009
Caroline Dooley discusses the Disc of the Year award
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The end of voting is near for BBC Music Magazine Awards
24 February 2009
Click here is you haven't voted in the 2009 Awards!
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BBC Music Magazine nominates ‘Mozart Symphonies 38 – 41’
28 January 2009
Scottish Chamber Orchestra in shortlist for awards
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Success at the Midem Awards!
21 January 2009
The SCO and Sir Charles Mackerras triumph in Cannes
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SCO and Sir Charles Mackerras shortlisted for award
13 January 2009
A Midem Award for 'Mozart Symphonies 38 - 41'?
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Best Orchestral Recording of 2008 from Classic FM
06 January 2009
Yet more praise for 'Mozart Symphonies 38 - 41'
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Mozart Symphonies in another Best of 2008
18 December 2008
BBC Radio 4's Front Row selects recording as a Pick of 2008
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Les Chocs de l'année 2008 for the SCO and Sir Charles Mackerras
25 November 2008
The French publication honours 'Mozart Symphonies 38 - 41'
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Sir Charles and the SCO impress
22 August 2008
Edinburgh treated to a memorable musical evening...
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There are 2 customer recommendations - Read all >>

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Musicophiles Blog
Must-Have Mozart Albums: 'My favourite version is by Charles Mackerras.'
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iTunes
Named number 8 in: iTunes top 30 classical albums
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The Observer
'Mozart's last four symphonies...have rarely shone as luminously as in these uplifting accounts.'
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The SCOTS Magazine
'...a lasting momento of a tremendous association.'
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allmusic.com
"They have the same drive and verve as his earlier work, but his vision now seems clearer and more radiant than before."
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Audiophilia.com
"...once playing, it is almost impossible to turn off!"
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ResMusica.com
une présentation exceptionnellement belle
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6moons.com
Blue Moon Award: "...Sir Charles Mackerras' vision with the SCO is one of the very finest of the modern era..."
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StereoMojo
Publisher’s Choice Recording: "complete mastery...One can only say bravo."
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The Berkshire Review
"...the greatest interpretation of the Mozart symphonies of our moment..."
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Qantas in-flight magazine
Original passsion and flair...Outstanding.
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Sunday Times
Number 1 Classical Record of 2008
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HMV Choice
Number 1 Classical Record of 2008
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AudioVideoHD
5 Stars
"En definitiva, una auténtica delicia, con una grabación exquisita, característica intrínseca de Linn Records."
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Fanfare
"Magnificent."
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Star Ledger of New Jersey
4 Stars
"...blending period style with modern virtuosity."
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Classica Repertoire
"Nous aimons...beaucoup"
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LiveGuide.com
"These may be the best versions of Symphonies 38 and 39 ever recorded..."
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Crescendo
An "admirable" performance
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Scherzo
'Excepcional' Award from the Spanish publication
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MusicWeb International
Recording of the Month: "...a benchmark of our time."
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Expansion
'Mozart vive!'
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hi-fi +
4½ Stars
Quite brilliant...truly majestic.
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Opus Musica
Disc of the Month
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Early Music Review
...powerful, individual readings.
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Klassik.com
5 Stars
So gelingt gleichsam unter der Hand Mozart-Interpretationen, die man zu den überzeugendsten dieser Sinfonien zählen darf.
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Gramophone
Every bit as good as you would expect. Gramophone Recommended.
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HiFi News
Album of the Month
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The Ticket (Ireland)
4 Stars
simply irresistible
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audiophile.no
5 Stars
Linn Records har spilt inn Mozart sine fire siste symfonier. Til denne oppgaven har de selvfølgelig håndplukket Scottish Chamber Orchestra dirigert av Sir Charles Mackerras.
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The Guardian (Live)
5 Stars
Mackerras's Mozart is full of the life-affirming vitality more often associated with youth
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International Record Review
A vibrant and utterly gripping appearance from first moment to last, and all caught in sound that is amazingly lifelike. No Mozartian should be without these inspiring discs.
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MusicalCriticism.com
4 Stars
"[It] really is as good as it gets."
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McAlister Matheson Music
A recording of "delicacy and spice...grandeur and exuberance"
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The Times
5 Stars
among the very best recordings of these four symphonies on disc
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BBC Music Magazine
5 Stars
Orchestral Disc of the Month: "exhilarating ... ravishing"
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Audiophile Audition
4 Stars
some spectacular readings in first class sonics
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The Scotman (Live)
4 Stars
"...power-packed Mozart that has you sitting on the edge of your seat craving more."
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Atlanta Audio Society
...Performances that may well take their place among the best on record.
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The List
4 Stars
exciting and thrilling
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MusicOMH.com
5 Stars
Anyone who loves classical music has to own this recording...this will be one of the year's finest recordings.
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Independent on Sunday
...Few recordings have the authority and warmth of this release.
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The Observer
Mozart's last four symphonies...have rarely shone as luminously as in these uplifting accounts.
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The Herald
5 Stars
This will have you out of your seat with excitement...a Mozart set to match any.
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The Week
5 Stars
...Astonishing...
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Financial Times
...Sheer vitality...
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BBC Online
This recording should have you stampeding to the record shops.
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Metro
5 Stars
Pure delight.
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SA-CD.net
5 Stars
I can't imagine Mozart being better performed...a wonderful set that will remain long in the memory.
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The Sunday Times
5 Stars
Classical CD of the Week: Possibly their finest record to date...I don't know more enthralling accounts of the G minor and the Jupiter on disc.
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ClassicsTodayFrance.com
4½ Stars
An outstanding review for the orchestral recording
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The Guardian
5 Stars
These are the finest versions of Mozart's greatest symphonies to have appeared on disc in years.
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ClassicalSource.com
Beautifully judged...exciting listening
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