×
Rhapsody App for
Rhapsody International, Inc.
Get app Have the app

Lutoslawski: The Symphonies

Lutoslawski: The Symphonies by Esa-Pekka Salonen
Released: Jan 2013
Label: Sony Classical
A new recording of the Polish master's infrequently heard Symphony No. 1 (tracks 2 through 5) is appended to a reissue of past Salonen discs to make for a complete Lutoslawski cycle. The composer's third symphony was as close as he ever came to an orchestral hit, and young Salonen's reading with the Los Angeles Philharmonic shows why: The single movement, half-hour work starts with a burst of unison orchestral aggression before scattering into a flock of overlapping, quieter parts. The transitions are handled with precision and style; it's clear how much Salonen knows and admires this catalog.
Seth Colter Walls
Rhapsody on your desktop or mobile device

Listen to the songs you love. Anytime, anywhere.

14 day free trial, then just $9.99/month for Rhapsody Premier. View all plans