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Sibelius: Symphonies No 1, 2 & 4, Etc / Ashkenazy


Release Date: 01/13/1998 
Label:  London/Decca Double Decker Catalog #: 455402   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Jean Sibelius
Conductor:  Vladimir Ashkenazy
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 2 Hours 24 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1. Symphony no 1 in E minor, Op. 39 by Jean Sibelius
Conductor:  Vladimir Ashkenazy
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1899; Finland 
2. Symphony no 4 in A minor, Op. 63 by Jean Sibelius
Conductor:  Vladimir Ashkenazy
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1911; Finland 
3. Symphony no 2 in D major, Op. 43 by Jean Sibelius
Conductor:  Vladimir Ashkenazy
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1901-1902; Finland 
4. Finlandia, Op. 26 by Jean Sibelius
Conductor:  Vladimir Ashkenazy
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: Finland 
Notes: Composition written: Finland (1899 - 1900). 
5. Karelia Suite, Op. 11 by Jean Sibelius
Conductor:  Vladimir Ashkenazy
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1893; Finland 

Sound Samples

Symphony No.1 in E minor, Op.39: 1. Andante, ma non troppo - Allegro energico
Symphony No.1 in E minor, Op.39: 2. Andante (ma non troppo lento)
Symphony No.1 in E minor, Op.39: 3. Scherzo (Allegro)
Symphony No.1 in E minor, Op.39: 4. Finale (Quasi una fantasia)
Symphony No.4 in A minor, Op.63: 1. Tempo molto moderato, quasi adagio
Symphony No.4 in A minor, Op.63: 2. Allegro molto vivace
Symphony No.4 in A minor, Op.63: 3. Il tempo largo
Symphony No.4 in A minor, Op.63: 4. Allegro
Symphony No.2 in D, Op.43: 1. Allegretto - Poco allegro - Tranquillo, ma poco a poco ravvivando il tempo al allegro
Symphony No.2 in D, Op.43: 2. Tempo andante, ma rubato - Andante sostenuto
Symphony No.2 in D, Op.43: 3. Vivacissimo - Lento e suave - Largamente
Symphony No.2 in D, Op.43: 4. Finale (Allegro moderato)
Finlandia, Op.26
Karelia Suite, Op.11: 1. Intermezzo (Moderato)
Karelia Suite, Op.11: 2. Ballade (Tempo di menuetto)
Karelia Suite, Op.11: 3. Alla marcia (Moderato)

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