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Sibelius: Symphonies 1-4 / Collins, London Symphony Orchestra

Collins,Anthony
Release Date: 06/03/2014 
Label:  Decca   Catalog #: 002069302   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Jean Sibelius
Conductor:  Anthony Collins
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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Works on This Recording

1.
Symphony no 4 in A minor, Op. 63 by Jean Sibelius
Conductor:  Anthony Collins
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1911; Finland 
2.
Symphony no 3 in C major, Op. 52 by Jean Sibelius
Conductor:  Anthony Collins
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1907; Finland 
3.
Symphony no 2 in D major, Op. 43 by Jean Sibelius
Conductor:  Anthony Collins
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1901-1902; Finland 
4.
Symphony no 1 in E minor, Op. 39 by Jean Sibelius
Conductor:  Anthony Collins
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1899; Finland 

Customer Reviews

Average Customer Review:  1 Customer Review )
 Reliving an introduction to Sibelius February 3, 2014 By Leonard B. (Sarasota, FL) See All My Reviews "I was surveying some of Sibelius' musical recordings when I came across the name Anthony Collins. In high school, more than fifty years ago, I bought my first Sibelius LP of Collins conducting the London Symphony Orchestra of the late Finnish composer's First Symphony. I believe I paid $1.99 for the vintage Richmond label recording by Collins, my first of the wonderful Nordic composer. There are so many wonderful transcriptions of the symphony, but Collins' work here will always be close to my heart. And by the way, if you ever have an opportunity to visit Sibelius' house in southern Finland, by all means go on a tour and visit as well both he and his wife's graves in the backyard of their house in the forest." Report Abuse
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