It can be tempting to linger just a little too long savouring those gorgeous Bohemian melodies and overlook Dvorak's molto indication in the first movement or his con fuoco
in the finale but there was plenty of fire here with the strings really digging in, well supported by brass and timpani.
The tricky pizzicato scherzo was also beautifullyhandled, sweeping straight into a heartstopping cymbal crash and allegro con fuoco
finale which was full of thrills, spills and sonic punctuations.
The Mendelssohn Trio's long opening allegro Energico e Con Fuoco
is aptly named, and the nearly ten-minute movement soared to a crackling conclusion.
The tempo marking molto allegro con fuoco
(very fast and fiery) just about covers the first movement; Shelley's playing ablaze in the mercurial scale passages, the orchestra taut and incisive.
Cambia el tono; musicalmente diriamos que, aunque el autor sigue en tonalidad mayor, pasa de lo maestoso a con fuoco
Ademas de la herencia, iba aumentando in crescendo con fuoco
la recepcion de nuevos trabajos.
E armato a cavallo venne in piazza, e con balestra e con fuoco
combatte il palagio de' Signori aspramente" (D.
Next, he claims that the concluding Presto con fuoco
section, and analogous endings of the other three Ballades, represent the final "reckoning" or retribution (p.
Gergiev lavishes love and attention on the symphonies - the first's Mendelssohnian scherzo, the second's jocular moto perpetuo finale and the third's blazing allegro con fuoco
, for example, are totally convincing.