Symphony No.8

Darius Milhaud

Symphony No.8

Op. 362 • “Rhodanienne”

About this work...

Milhaud's two prior symphonies had not been especially well received by audiences and critics. The Seventh in particular was singled out as excessively intellectual, without a firm emotional line. Milhaud found an emotional and programmatic thread to provide a frame and an inspiration for this work, and produced his mo... read more