Korngold: Sursum Corda; Sinfonietta - BBC Philharmonic Orchestra; Matthias Bamert (conductor)
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  1. Sursum Corda, symphonic overture for orchestra, Op 13
  2. Sinfonietta in B major for orchestra, Op. 5
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This 2007 Chandos Classics reissue features two impressive works from the early years of Erich Wolfgang Korngold's career, when he was regarded as a Wunderkind rather like his namesake, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. The symphonic overture Sursum Corda, Op. 13, written in 1919 when the composer was 22, is a fantastically adventurous work in the mold of Richard Strauss' tone poems; yet surprisingly, it proved to be a bit ahead of its time and a failure with audiences. However, it ended up being used extensively in Korngold's 1938 ...

Korngold: Sursum Corda; Sinfonietta 2007, Chandos Classics

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