[ DG Entree / CD ]
Release Date: Monday 1 November 2004
"Ozawa with his light ballet touch is a natural for this score. He is a superb orchestral technician as well, so he achieves a finely calculated and polished orchestral response. He begins particularly well after a stylish account of the ''Miniature Overture''"
(Gramophone Magazine on 'The Nutcracker')
Entrée is a reduced-price series offering a basic library of essential repertoire. It seeks to present classical music through some of the most popular repertoire and best known artists in the DG catalogue.
The obvious attention paid to the striking visual element in this series - all covers are black & white photos - is designed to underline the strength of the recordings on the CDs.
The booklets contatin liner notes in English, German, and French. Some of the recordings have been out of the catalogue for several years.