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| Franz SCHREKER (1878-1934)
Interlude from Der Schatzgräber
Prelude, Die Gezeichneten
Prelude, Das Spielwerk
Slovak Philharmonic Orchestra/Edgar Seipenbusch
Rec 16 Nov 1985 (Ekkehard & Fantastic Overtures), 24 July 1987 (remaining items), Concert Hall of the Slovak Philharmonic, Bratislava
NAXOS 8.555246 [54.05]
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Being a contemporary of the likes of Strauss, Schoenberg and Mahler, Franz Schreker has been somewhat overshadowed by his German colleagues over the years. But the music, of course, remains the same. There is no question that he is a substantial talent, a late romantic artist with a penchant for lush, fully scored textures.
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