About this title: Composed in the Strum und Drang decade of the 1770s, C.P.E. Bach's String Symphonies (6) are every bit as good as the best symphonies of the time, and that includes Kraus, Dittersdorf, both of Haydn's, and a young Mozart. With strong themes, sensitive melodies, and startling harmonies set in unconventional structures, Bach's String Symphonies absolutely deserve a place in Haydn's Sturm und Drang symphonies as the most brilliant works of the classical period. Unfortunately, there have been few performances and fewer ...
Tracks on this album
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