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Aldeburgh Strings and Winds - R. Strauss: Metamorphosen - Classical CD Choice


06 July 2017
Classical CD Choice
Barry Forshaw

The real triumph here is Strauss’s beguiling Symphony for Wind Instruments, granted a performance that explores every facet of this underrated piece. In fact, this is a performance to make listeners reassess the place of the work in the context of Strauss’s oeuvre. If Metamorphosen has (frankly) enjoyed more searching and plangent performances in the past, this is nevertheless a capable reading. But the real selling point here is Symphony for Winds.
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