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SIBELIUS, J.: Symphonies Nos. 4, 6 and 7 (Premiere Recordings) (Stokowski, Schneevoigt, Koussevitzky) (1932-1934)

    
      

 




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SIBELIUS, J.: Symphonies Nos. 4, 6 and 7 (Premiere Recordings) (Stokowski, Schneevoigt, Koussevitzky) (1932-1934)

Three historically significant première recordings of Sibelius symphonies are brought together on this reissue for the first time. Finnish conductor Georg Schnéevoigt was close to Sibelius and a perceptive interpreter of his music, making this lucid and controlled first recording of the Sixth Symphony following the death of Robert Kajanus, who was to have recorded the complete symphonies. Made during the Great Depression, Leopold Stokowski’s compelling performance of the Fourth Symphony reflects the composer’s ‘solitude and pain’. Renowned Russian conductor Serge Koussevitzky directs Sibelius’s final Seventh Symphony in a famously intense live performance.


Sibelius, Jean

  Symphony No. 4 in A Minor, Op. 63
1.   Play with flash player I. Tempo molto moderato, quasi adagio 00:08:19
2.   Play with flash player II. Allegro molto vivace 00:04:31
3.   Play with flash player III. Il tempo largo 00:08:29
4.   Play with flash player IV. Allegro 00:10:52
  Symphony No. 6 in D Minor, Op. 104
5.   Play with flash player I. Allegro molto moderato 00:08:19
6.   Play with flash player II. Allegretto moderato 00:05:34
7.   Play with flash player III. Poco vivace - 00:02:52
8.   Play with flash player IV. Allegro molto 00:09:28
  Symphony No. 7 in C Major, Op. 105
9.   Play with flash player Adagio - 00:08:06
10.   Play with flash player Un pochetto meno adagio - Vivacissimo - Adagio - 00:04:25
11.   Play with flash player Allegro molto moderato - Allegro moderato - 00:03:42
12.   Play with flash player Vivace - Presto - Adagio - Largamente molto - Affettuoso 00:05:03

Total Playing Time: 01:19:40






Composer(s):
Sibelius, Jean

Conductor(s):
Koussevitzky, Sergey; Schneevoigt, Georg; Stokowski, Leopold

Orchestra(s):
BBC Symphony Orchestra; Finnish National Orchestra; Philadelphia Orchestra

Label: Naxos Historical

Series: Great Conductors

Genre: Orchestral

Period: 20th Century

Catalogue No: 8.111399

Barcode: 747313339921

Distribution Note(s):

Not available in the United States due to possible copyright restrictions.


Release Date: 03/2013

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