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The historic Hamburg Philharmonic has become known in recent years for its recordings of the original versions of Bruckner symphonies. Here, under Simone Young, the orchestra succeeds in developing new, current and exciting views of traditional repertoire.
Johannes Brahms: Symphony No. 1 in C minor, Op. 68
I. Un poco sostenuto - Allegro
II. Andante sostenuto
III. Un poco allegretto e grazioso
IV. Adagio - Piu andante - Allegro non troppo ma con brio
“Young has chosen to accentuate the work's tenderness and tragedy rather than its aggressive qualities, but her interpretation is by no means slushy. Similarly, despite an intensely weighty sound, the orcherstra never crosses the line into unwieldiness.”
“There can't be too many recent accounts that open as imposingly...Young usefully divides her violin desks left and right of the rostrum, a real boon in the finale...the work ends in a blaze of strings-dominated glory.”
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