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Locke: Musick for His Majesty's Sackbutts & Cornetts; Schumann: Symphony No. 1; Brahms: Symphony No. 2 ()

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composed by Johannes Brahms, Matthew Locke, Robert Schumann

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Locke: Musick for His Majesty's Sackbutts & Cornetts; Schumann: Symphony No. 1; Brahms: Symphony No. 2 - London Symphony Orchestra; Istvan Kertesz (conductor)
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  1. Music for His Majesty's sackbutts and cornetts, suites (2) for 2 cornetts & 3 sackbuts
  2. Symphony No. 1 in B flat major ("Spring"), Op. 38
  3. Symphony No. 2 in D major, Op. 73
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It must have been an amazing concert: imagine programming Matthew Locke's Musick for His Majesty's Sackbutts & Cornetts and Brahms' Second Symphony on the same night. Yet here is proof that on February 15, 1966, István Kertész and the London Symphony Orchestra did indeed play both the austerely magnificent work of the English Baroque composer and the gloriously lyrical work of the German romantic composer. And as this 2008 BBC Music release shows, they performed them both brilliantly. Played by the English orchestra's brass ...

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Locke: Musick for His Majesty's Sackbutts & Cornetts; Schumann: Symphony No. 1; Brahms: Symphony No. 2 2008, BBC Music

UPC: 684911422924

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