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Liszt: Faust Symphony, S.108

Kenneth Riegel, Boston Symphony Orchestra, Leonard Bernstein

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Faust Symphony, S.108  
1
I. Faust
Franz Liszt; Boston Symphony Orchestra; Leonard Bernstein
29:42
2
II. Gretchen
Franz Liszt; Boston Symphony Orchestra; Leonard Bernstein
23:00
3
III. Mephistopheles And Final Chorus
Franz Liszt; Kenneth Riegel; Tanglewood Festival Chorus; Boston Symphony Orchestra; Leonard Bernstein
24:18
Digital Booklet
Total Playing Time    77:00
"... the Boston Symphony in amazing form ... especially rewarding ... (interpretation is) intense ... a cornerstone of any serious Liszt collection."
- ClassicsToday.com

Leonard Bernstein so loved Liszt's Faust Symphony he recorded it twice, probably the only conductor to have ever done so. The first time was in the 1960s, followed in July 1976 with this performance showcasing the Boston Symphony Orchestra at its best; musicians obviously inspired by the legendary maestro and his conviction. Tenor Kenneth Riegel and the Tanglewood Festival Chorus join the BSO on the album, called "the reference recording of the work" in a review by ClassicsToday.com.
96 kHz / 24-bit PCM – DG Studio Masters

Produced by Thomas W. Mowrey
Tonmeister (Balance Engineer): Günter Hermanns

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