SCHUMANN Symphonies Nos. 1– 4
Christian Thielemann, cond; Staatskapelle Dresden
SONY 19075943412 (2 CDs: 140:00)
Fans of Christian Thielemann will know what to expect from this Schumann symphony cycle—big orchestral textures, steady but fluid tempos, and a general feeling of old-school values from a conductor who has never worried about keeping up with the latest trends.