Hans Werner Henze: Symphonie No. 8; Nachtstücke und Arian; Die Bassariden ()

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Hans Werner Henze: Symphonie No. 8; Nachtstücke und Arian; Die Bassariden - Claudia Barainsky (soprano); Gürzenich Orchestra of Cologne; Markus Stenz (conductor)

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  1. Adagio, Fugue and Mänadentanz, suite from the opera "The Bassarids"
  2. Nachstücke und Arien, for soprano & orchestra
  3. Symphony No. 8

Why there has not been a recording of Hans Werner Henze's 1993 Eighth Symphony before this 2004 recording is anyone's guess. The work is a masterfully scored, brilliantly evocative, and astoundingly beautiful three-movement piece based on Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream. And yet this performance with Markus Stenz leading the Gürzenich ...

Hans Werner Henze: Symphonie No. 8; Nachtstücke und Arian; Die Bassariden 2008, Phoenix Edition

UPC: 811691011134

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