Shostakovich: Symphonies Nos 1 & 9 / The Age opf Gold - ballet suite

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Shostakovich: Symphonies Nos 1 & 9 / The Age opf Gold - ballet suite
L'Orchestre de la Suisse Romande, Walter Weller / London Symphony Orchestra, Jean Martinon (conductor)

[ Decca SBS Australian Eloquence / CD ]

Release Date: Saturday 12 December 2009

Venerated for their perky, piquant performances and the ripe, rich Decca sound, Walter Weller's thrilling readings of Shostakovich's Symphonies 1 and 9 have long been on the reissue request lists. Now, they appear on CD for the first time.

Venerated for their perky, piquant performances and the ripe, rich Decca sound, Walter Weller's thrilling readings of Shostakovich's Symphonies 1 and 9 have long been on the reissue request lists. Now, they appear on CD for the first time coupled with another Decca classic of earlier vintage - Martinon's Age of Gold suite.

Tracks:

Symphony No. 1 in F minor, Op. 10
Symphony No. 9 in E flat major, Op. 70
The Golden Age, Suite from the Ballet, Op. 22a