Langgaard: Prelude to Antichrist & Strauss: An Alpine Symphony

Langgaard: Prelude to Antichrist & Strauss: An Alpine Symphony

Release date:
September 13, 2019

Thomas Dausgaard, conductor
Seattle Symphony

Rued Langgaard: Prelude to Antichrist
Richard Strauss An Alpine Symphony

Thomas Dausgaard and the Seattle Symphony return with inspiring and powerful performances of works rooted in fascination with the Antichrist. For Langgaard it became his opera, Antichrist, which was also the original title for Strauss’ An Alpine Symphony. Coupling Langgaard’s Prelude to Antichrist with Strauss’ An Alpine Symphony, this album explores the composers’ disparate idealogical interpretations of the Antichrist in expansive, thought-provoking live performances, superbly played by the Seattle Symphony.

CDs may be purchased at Symphonica, The Symphony Store, at Benaroya Hall. Digital downloads and CDs are available through all major online music retailers and streaming services. High-resolution stereo and 5.1 surround files are available from Acoustic Sounds and HDTracks.

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