Strauss: Sinfonia Domestica; Parergon; Eine Alpensinfonie; Macbeth


Strauss: Sinfonia Domestica; Parergon; Eine Alpensinfonie; Macbeth
Zubin Mehta; André Previn; Antal Doráti
Label
Decca
Catalogue No.
4800408
Barcode
00028948004089
Format
2-CD
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RICHARD STRAUSS
CD1
Sinfonia Domestica, Op. 53

Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra
Zubin Mehta

Parergon zur Symphonie Domestica, for Piano (left hand) and Orchestra, Op. 73

Gary Graffman, piano
Wiener Philharmoniker
André Previn

CD2
Eine Alpensinfonie, Op. 64

Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra
Zubin Mehta

Macbeth, Op. 23

Detroit Symphony Orchestra
Antal Dorati

Recording information

Recording producers: Ray Minshull (Sinfonia Domestica, Alpensinfonie); Alison Ames, Ewald Markl, Werner Mayer (Parergon); Paul Myers (Macbeth)
Recording engineers: James Lock, Gordon Parry (Sinfonia Domestica); James Lock (Alpensinfonie); Gernot von Schultzendorff, Reinhild Schmidt (Parergon); Colin Moorfoot (Macbeth)
Recording locations: Royce Hall, University of California, Los Angeles (U.C.L.A.), USA, May 1968 (Sinfonia Domestica), May 1975 (Alpensinfonie); United Artists’ Auditorium, Detroit, USA, October 1982 (Macbeth); Grosser Saal, Musikverein, Vienna, Austria, November 1995 (Parergon)

Reviews

‘sumptuous analogue Decca sound for Zubin Mehta’s Los Angeles Philharmonic accounts of Sinfonia Domestica and An Alpine Symphony (fine performances both, quite luxuriant, often glorious)’
Classical Source.com

‘magnificently recorded [Sinfonia Domestica] … sonically spectacular [Alpensinfonie]’ International Record Review