Coming December 1, 2017 from Sony, The Complete Bruckner Symphonies, and 11 CD boxed set performed by the Bruckner Orchester Linz conducted by Dennis Russell Davies.
Dennis Russell Davies conducts the Bruckner Orchester Linz in the complete cycle of Bruckner Symphonies. Davies treasures the Bruckner symphonies and performs historically researched versions of each, meticulously locating a prime example of each score. The Bruckner recordings with Dennis Russell Davies and the Bruckner Orchester Linz have previously been available on the former BMG budget label ARTE NOVA. For the first time the complete cycle is now available in a representative clamshell box at a bargain price.
Conductor Dennis Russell Davies conducts the Orchestra della Svizzera Italiana with guitarist Pablo Marquez in a new release from ECM New Series. The album includes transcriptions of Frescobaldi, Legrenzi, Gabrieli, Viadana, and Wassenaer from Bruno Maderna and Chemin V by Luciano Berio.
Now, and then is a fascinating album which challenges definitions of old and new music. Bruno Maderna’s charming and evocative transcriptions and re-orchestrations of pieces by Frescobaldi, Legrenzi, Gabrieli, Viadana and Wassanaer are brought together with Luciano Berio’s Chemins V (heard here in a premiere recording). As the composer himself noted, Chemins V can also be considered a “transcription”: it is a resetting, made in 1992 of, Sequenza XI (1987/88), Berio’s masterful work for solo guitar, now enveloped by luminous writing for chamber orchestra.