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I'm a very big fan of late nineteenth/early twentieth century music and I'm especially fond of composers whose work has been overlooked or ignored in the rush towards originality uber alles.  When I was younger, Korngold was rarely heard but he's come back into the mainstream now.


However, there are still many composers whose works languish in undeserved obscurity.


One such is Julius Röntgen.  I recently heard his Jotunheim Suite and decided to track down some of his stuff.  CPO had a whole series of recordings of his music and I think the disc containing his 3rd Symphony and the Aus Jotunheim Suite is a real gem.  Very much in the vein of Brahms or Dvorak with little bits from earlier periods.


If the description sounds appealing you should try it.  I think you'll be well rewarded.