Podcast: Leonard Slatkin talks about Rachmaninov Symphony No. 2

Maestro Leonard Slatkin talks about Sergei Rachmaninov‘s music, his Symphony No. 2 in E minor, and his new recording of this piece with the Detroit Symphony Orchestra, where he is now Music Director. In this podcast, Leonard Slatkin talks about what Rachmaninov does that allows this hour-long symphony hold together, and what challenges it presents to the performing orchestra.

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Catalogue No.: Naxos 8.572458


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  • Michael Carasik says:

    I enjoy the podcast and have learned a lot from you.
    But please stop saying that the CD is “yours for the asking.” That means, “It's free. All you have to do to get it is ask. You don't have to pay anything.”