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Dvořák: Symphony No. 6 - Nocturne - Scherzo Capriccioso

Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, Marin Alsop

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"... this series is going from strength to strength ... without a doubt the best yet and the previous releases were already in the very good-to-excellent category."
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Symphony No. 6 in D Major, Op. 60, B. 112  
1
I. Allegro non tanto
Antonín Dvořák; Baltimore Symphony Orchestra; Marin Alsop
16:12
2
II. Adagio
Antonín Dvořák; Marin Alsop; Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
11:20
3
III. Scherzo. Presto
Antonín Dvořák; Baltimore Symphony Orchestra; Marin Alsop
8:02
4
IV. Finale. Allegro con spirito
Antonín Dvořák; Marin Alsop; Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
10:01
5
Nocturne in B Major, Op. 40, B. 47
Antonín Dvořák; Baltimore Symphony Orchestra; Marin Alsop
7:38
6
Scherzo Capriccioso, Op. 66, B. 131
Antonín Dvořák; Marin Alsop; Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
15:04
Digital Booklet
Total Playing Time    68:17
"Four Stars. The music rolls on like a broad river: stately, unhurried, always certain of its destination ... a fine addition to the cycle; the symphony really goes with a swing and the fill-ups are equally well done."
- Classic FM

"Editor's Choice ... the finest entry yet. The way Alsop and her Baltimore forces ease into that contented beginning to the Sixth and just as quickly assert a sense of musical character to their playing is a sure indicator of what is to follow. An entirely satisfying, characterful account."
- Gramophone

Widely acclaimed for their cycle of Dvořák’s symphonies, Marin Alsop and the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra present this third volume in the series, devoted to the Sixth Symphony. With this work, Dvořák pays tribute both to his mentor Brahms and to the rich folk music of his Bohemian homeland. The programme also includes the Scherzo capriccioso and the Nocturne, an arrangement for string orchestra of the beautiful slow movement from Dvořák's Fourth String Quartet.
96 kHz / 24-bit PCM – Naxos Studio Masters

Recorded live at Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall, Baltimore, Maryland, USA, on 27th, 28th and 30th March, 2008 (tracks 1-5), and on 19th, 20th and 22nd March, 2009 (track 6)
Producer: Steve Epstein
Engineer: Richard King
Booklet notes: Keith Anderson
Cover photograph by Joy Lim / Dreamstime
Booklet Notes in English

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