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Despite the scale of forces involved at least musicians and singers are required, including strings, ten timpanists and four spatially Despite the scale of forces involved at least musicians and singers are required, including strings, ten timpanists and four spatially separated brass choirs , this huge work has fared impressively on disc, going back at least sixty years to the days of Munch and Beecham. Now, in Berlioz Year itself, comes along a very special new account on Erato conducted by John Nelson, the doyen of present-day Berlioz conductors, whose recording of Les Troyens with a stellar cast won universal praise and was one of our discs of the year. And what glorious sounds they make - this is a performance which, from the very outset, draws the listener in with its superb dynamic shaping, textural richness, expressive commitment and sheer sense of scale and space. Were it a CD performance alone, this new recording would immediately take its place at the top of the current catalogue, competitively priced and attractively presented.
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Skip to main content. You have exceeded the maximum number of MP3 items in your MP3 cart. Please click here to manage your MP3 cart content. New Albums See more Previous page. Bach: Sonata No. Big Choral Box, Volume 4. Far More.