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Honegger: Symphonies Nos. 1-5; Pacific 231 - Calvin Sieb (violin); Jean-Louis Hardy (cello); Lucien Morul (viola); Yan Pascal Tortelier (violin);...
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  1. Symphony No. 1 in C major, H. 75
  2. Symphony No. 2, for strings & trumpet ad lib in D major, H. 153
  3. Symphony No. 3 ("Liturgique"), H. 186
  4. Symphony No. 4 ("Deliciae Basiliensis"), H. 191
  5. Symphony No. 5 in D major ("Di Tre Re"), H. 202
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  1. Symphony No. 1 in C major, H. 75
  2. Symphony No. 2, for strings & trumpet ad lib in D major, H. 153
  3. Symphony No. 3 ("Liturgique"), H. 186
  4. Symphony No. 4 ("Deliciae Basiliensis"), H. 191
  5. Symphony No. 5 in D major ("Di Tre Re"), H. 202
  6. Pacific 231, symphonic movement for orchestra (Mouvement symphonique No. 1), H. 53
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Taken together, Arthur Honegger's five symphonies and Pacific 231 form a compelling portrait of the man and his rugged style, clearly at odds with the studied elegance of his witty companions in Les Six. In the first three symphonies, Honegger's seriousness is communicated through rhythmically propelled melodies, biting dissonances, and vigorous counterpoint, and his block-like orchestration is calculated more for impact than for nuance. Honegger alternates between muscular developments and searching meditations, and the ...

Honegger: Symphonies Nos. 1-5; Pacific 231 2004, EMI Classics

UPC: 724358551624

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