GUSTAVO DUDAMEL Discoveries 4790069

. . . [a] compilation of highlights . . . high-octane passages. The sheer gusto with which they attack the "Danse Russe" from "The Nutcracker" is exhilarating . . . the Gothenburg Symphony's scherzo from Bruckner's 9th demonstrates how ably Dudamel transfers energy . . .

This is a classical music sampler, but a superior one . . . There are some South American firecrackers, too ¿ sultry and foot-tapping . . . You can't go wrong with this release.

. . . an interesting collection . . . His energy about everything seems unquenchable . . . The most amazing tracks are entire movements of Bruckner, Mahler and Mendelssohn symphonies. There are two Venezuelan folk-influenced dance pieces by Arturo Marquez, and an interesting excerpt from Revueltas' "Night of the Mayans".

En fait de "découvertes" . . . le "Bacchanale" de "Samson et Dalila" de Saint-Saëns avec Berlin, très enlevée et musclée, sentimentale aussi dans la section centrale . . .