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Re: Five exceptionally fine first symphonies
« Reply #40 on: September 12, 2017, 11:22:16 AM »
Well, and then someone might say Henning.

A certain affluent duck did just that back at reply 9.

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Re: Five exceptionally fine first symphonies
« Reply #41 on: September 12, 2017, 11:36:00 AM »
Henze
Elgar
Sibelius
Brian
Schnittke "no.1"

2nd line of choices maybe:
Walton
Bruckner no.1
Holmboe no.1 'Rustica'
Nørgård
Berio


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Re: Five exceptionally fine first symphonies
« Reply #42 on: September 12, 2017, 11:38:02 AM »
A certain affluent duck did just that back at reply 9.

Well, shame on me for not noticing the compliment!
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Re: Five exceptionally fine first symphonies
« Reply #43 on: September 12, 2017, 11:38:55 AM »
Speaking of Brahms. and Mahler...


Bruckner

Hans Rott


Others not yet mentioned (I think) from more recent years...

Karl Amadeus Hartmann

Bernard Herrmann

Zoltan Kodaly

Vyacheslav Ovchinnikov

Karl Henning




Thank you, indeed.
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Re: Five exceptionally fine first symphonies
« Reply #44 on: September 12, 2017, 11:40:30 AM »
Well, shame on me for not noticing the compliment!

It's difficult to hear clearly with all the quacking.
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Re: Five exceptionally fine first symphonies
« Reply #45 on: September 12, 2017, 02:05:31 PM »
My choices are mostly some of the Ones mentioned, with One different:

Brahms
Bruckner
Coates
Nielsen
Sibelius

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