Longing for Paradise: Music for Oboe & Orchestra | Deutsche Grammophon 4836622

Longing for Paradise: Music for Oboe & Orchestra


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Label: Deutsche Grammophon

Cat No: 4836622

Format: CD

Number of Discs: 1

Genre: Orchestral

Release Date: 17th May 2019



How do emotionally receptive, sensitive, romantic composers react when faced with the reality of war?

This thought, and the associated yearning for beauty, is the key factor common to all pieces featured on Albrecht Mayerís new album: Richard Straussís notoriously difficult Oboe Concerto, written by the octogenarian composer at the end of the Second World War, is combined here with lesser-known masterworks by Elgar and Goossens as well as a new arrangement for oboe and orchestra of Ravelís yearning Le Tombeau de Couperin.

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