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Christopher Rouse: Symphony No. 1; Phantasmata ()

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composed by Christopher Rouse

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Christopher Rouse: Symphony No. 1; Phantasmata - Baltimore Symphony Orchestra; David Zinman (conductor)
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  1. Symphony No. 1
  2. Phantasmata, for orchestra with augmented percussion
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Christopher Rouse is among a group of composers who moved on from the avant-garde of the 1970s to write in a more accessible manner, though without wholesale regression to older styles. Much of his music is designed to directly reach an audience through infectious rhythms, identifiable motifs, and brilliant orchestration. Rouse may be classed as a post-modernist -- even though he has expressed a degree of dissatisfaction with this term -- due to his wry detachment and his many cross-references to composers he admires. The ...

Christopher Rouse: Symphony No. 1; Phantasmata 1992, Elektra

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