℗ 2020 San Francisco Symphony
Released January 9, 2020
Duration 22m 38s
Record Label SFS Media
Genre Classical
 

Stravinsky: Symphony in Three Movements

San Francisco Symphony, Michael Tilson Thomas

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Symphony in Three Movements  
1.1
I. (Quarter note) + 160
Igor Stravinsky; San Francisco Symphony; Michael Tilson Thomas
10:11
1.2
II. Andante
Igor Stravinsky; San Francisco Symphony; Michael Tilson Thomas
6:03
1.3
III. Interlude (L'istesso tempo) - Con moto
Igor Stravinsky; San Francisco Symphony; Michael Tilson Thomas
6:24
Michael Tilson Thomas leads the San Francisco Symphony in this contemplative performance of Stravinsky's Symphony in Three Movements. The Symphony in Three Movements is a work by Russian expatriate composer Igor Stravinsky. Stravinsky wrote the symphony from 1942–45 on commission by the Philharmonic Symphony Society of New York. It was premièred by the New York Philharmonic Orchestra under Stravinsky on January 24, 1946. The Symphony in Three Movements is considered as Stravinsky's first major composition after emigrating to the United States. It uses material written by Stravinsky for aborted film projects. Joseph Haydn's Concerto No. 2 in D Major for cello and orchestra was composed in 1783 for Antonín Kraft, a cellist of Prince Nikolaus's Esterházy Orchestra. The piece's authenticity was doubted for some time, and at one stage it was suggested that Kraft himself had written it, but most experts now believe that the work is indeed authentic after Haydn's autograph score was discovered in 1951. Although the concerto sounds more relaxed and lyrical than its C major predecessor it is more technically difficult for the soloist. Michael Tilson Thomas assumed his post as the San Francisco Symphony’s 11th Music Director in 1995, consolidating a relationship with the Orchestra that began with his debut here in 1974. In what is widely considered one of the most dynamic and productive partnerships in the orchestral world, Tilson Thomas and the SF Symphony have been praised for their innovative programming, enhancing the orchestral concert experience with multimedia and creative staging, showcasing the works of American composers, and attracting new audiences to orchestral music, both at home at Davies Symphony Hall and through the Orchestra’s extensive media projects. A Los Angeles native, he studied with John Crown and Ingolf Dahl at the University of Southern California, becoming Music Director of the Young Musicians Foundation Debut Orchestra at nineteen. Most recently, he was named a 2019 recipient of the Kennedy Center Honors.
96 kHz / 24-bit PCM – SFS Media Studio Masters
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LUFS
(integrated)
DR
Album average
Range of values
-3.38
-10.14 to 0.00
-25.00
-30.60 to -21.88
-22.07
-28.10 to -18.50
13
13 to 14
1
I. (Quarter note) + 160
0.00-22.51-19.613
2
II. Andante
-10.14-30.60-28.113
3
III. Interlude (L'istesso tempo) - Con moto
0.00-21.88-18.514

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