Richard Strauss: Don Quixote; Till Eulenspiegel - Alban Gerhardt (cello); Lawrence Power (viola); Gürzenich Orchestra of Cologne; Markus Stenz (conductor)
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  1. Don Quixote, fantastic variations for cello & orchestra, Op. 35 (TrV 184)
  2. Till Eulenspiegels lustige Streiche (Till Eulenspiegel's Merry Pranks), tone poem for orchestra, Op. 28 (TrV 171)
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Two of Richard Strauss' most lavishly scored tone poems receive exciting performances from Markus Stenz and the Gürzenich Orchester-Köln on this 2013 Hyperion disc, and the exceptional reproduction makes Don Quixote and Till Eulenspiegels lustige Streiche especially rich and vivid. The orchestra has a strong track record in playing late Romantic music, having already made extraordinary recordings of the symphonies of Mahler and Tchaikovsky, so this excursion into Strauss' music seems like a natural extension of its ...

Richard Strauss: Don Quixote; Till Eulenspiegel 2013, Hyperion

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