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Alfred Schnittke: Symphonic Prelude - Symphony No. 8 - for Liverpool

Norrköping Symphony Orchestra, Lü Jia

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1.1
Symphonic Prelude
Alfred Schnittke; Norrköping Symphony Orchestra; Lü Jia
17:25
Symphony No. 8  
1.2
I. Moderato
Alfred Schnittke; Norrköping Symphony Orchestra; Lü Jia
8:35
1.3
II. Allegro moderato
Alfred Schnittke; Norrköping Symphony Orchestra; Lü Jia
4:19
1.4
III. Lento
Alfred Schnittke; Norrköping Symphony Orchestra; Lü Jia
15:59
1.5
IV. Allegro moderato
Alfred Schnittke; Norrköping Symphony Orchestra; Lü Jia
5:07
1.6
V. Lento
Alfred Schnittke; Norrköping Symphony Orchestra; Lü Jia
1:42
1.7
For Liverpool
Alfred Schnittke; Norrköping Symphony Orchestra; Lü Jia
12:32
Digital Booklet
Total Playing Time    65:39
"... the Norrköping players make a superb job of playing all this terrifyingly original and disturbing music ... (conductor Lü Jia) must take an enormous amount of credit. By any standards, this is an outstanding disc." - MusicWeb International "The performances are excellent ... as always with BIS, they’re extremely well recorded. Conductor Lü Jia leads the Norrköping Orchestra with complete confidence and a genuine feel for the music’s texture and atmosphere. Curious sound effects, like the harpsichord in Symphony No. 8, receive their due ... if you like (Schnittke), you’ll like this: a disc for true believers." - ClassicsToday.com Lü Jia and the Norrköping Symphony Orchestra released Alfred Schnittke's complete set of 10 symphonies as a celebrated box set in 2009. This album, first issued in 2005, features the Symphony No. 8 and two companion pieces not contained on the box set.
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