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Rachmaninov - The Bells Symphonic Dances

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1 Rachmaninov - The Bells Op. 35 / Allegro, ma non tanto  
2 Lento  
3 Presto  
4 Lento lugubre  
5 Symphonische Tanze - Symphonic Dances Op. 45 / Non allegro  
6 Andante con moto (Tempo di valse)  
7 Lento assai - Allegro vivace  
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The Bavarian Radio Choir is delighted to be nominated for the Grammy Awards 2019 in the category "Best Choral Performance". The BR Choir has been selected for its CD recording of Sergei Rachmaninov's masterpiece "The Bells" with the BR Symphony Orchestra.'

The recording was made during a concert in January 2016 in the Herkulessaal of the Munich Residenz under the baton of chief conductor Mariss Jansons. The choir was conducted by Peter Dijkstra, artistic director of the BR Choir. The CD has been released by the label BR KLASSIK. This is the second time the BR Choir has been nominated for the Grammy Awards: in 2015 for the recording of Beethoven's "Missa Solemnis" for choir and orchestra of the BR under the direction of Bernhard Haitink and Peter Dijkstra.

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