Zweers, Bernard: Symphony Nr. 2 and other works

        Bernard Zweers
CDS1061EAN: 7393338106128                     Performer:
        Netherlands Radio SO
        Antoni Wit
        Jean Fournet
        Lucas Vis

CDS 1061-2 Bernard Zweers (1854-1924): Symphony No. 2 in E flat major (1882/3); Concert Overture Saskia (1906); Suite from Incidental Music for Vondel’s "Gijsbrecht van Aemstel". Netherlands Radio Symphony Orchestra conducted by Antoni Wit (Symphony); Radio Filharmonisch Orkest Holland conducted by Jean Fournet (Overture); Radio Filharmonisch Orkest Holland conducted by Lucas Vis (Suite).

A Dutch master! The gifted composer is leaning towards the Schumann direction in the Symphony. Delicate second movement with exquisite woodwind scoring. Gijsbrecht short introduction pieces mixing quick movements based on Dies Irae with captivating beauty in number 3.

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