Josef Suk: Asrael; Britten: Sinfonia da Requiem ()

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Josef Suk: Asrael; Britten: Sinfonia da Requiem - BBC Symphony Orchestra; Jirí Belohlávek (conductor)

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  1. Symphony in C minor, Op. 27 ("Asrael")
  2. Sinfonia da Requiem, for orchestra, Op. 20
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The pairing of Josef Suk's Symphony in C minor, "Asrael," and Benjamin Britten's Sinfonia da Requiem is an inspired programming choice, though listening to these two somber memorials in quick succession will be an overwhelming experience. Suk composed his symphony following the deaths of his father-in-law, Antonin Dvorák, and of his young wife, ...

Josef Suk: Asrael; Britten: Sinfonia da Requiem 2012, Supraphon

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