Dietrich: Symphony/Violin Concerto (CPO Classics Audio CD 2-Disc set)


Catalogue No: 777314-2

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Department: CDs - Classical CDs: Orchestral

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Elisabeth Kufferath (violin), Marie Luise Neunecker (horn)
Oldenburgisches Staatsorchester
Alexander Rumpf

Albert Dietrich’s music is only now being revived 100 years after his death. Dietrich (1829-1908) was the music director at the Oldenburg Court, Germany, from 1861-1891. His friendship with Robert Schumann and Johannes Brahms helped to raise his profile and throughout his lifetime his music was frequently performed. Both Schumann and Brahms valued him very highly as a composer and Brahms often visited Dietrich in Oldenburg to perform with him.

To celebrate this forgotten composer’s 100th anniversary, the Oldenburg State Orchestra under their Music Director Alexander Rumpf join forces with two soloists to perform three of Albert Dietrich’s most important works.


Contents and Reviews

CD 1: Symphony Op. 20 in D minor
CD 2: Violin Concerto Op. 30 in D minor; Introduction & Romance Op. 27 for Horn & Orchestra