Johann Evangelist Brandl -
'... a great disc of unfamiliar music, well played and directed ...'
I had never heard of this German composer, and there is very little about him on the internet. Johann Evangelist Brandl (1760-1837) was highly regarded by his contemporaries, but time, alas, has not treated him kindly, so I was pleased to see this disc presenting two of his symphonies and some comprehensive CD booklet biographical notes.
The disc starts with the last symphony Brandl wrote, Op 25 in D major. Published in 1803, it has four movements...
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