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Nielsen: Symphony No 4; Sibelius: Tapiola / Karajan


Release Date: 05/16/1995 
Label:  Dg Masters Catalog #: 445518   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Jean SibeliusCarl Nielsen
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 0 Hours 59 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

"Karajan's is an electrifying account... the Berliners play with the freshness of new discovery and it is hard not to respond with amazement at the excitement and exhilaration generated in the finale... it is good to have this great performance available on CD and in such excellent sound... [in]Tapiola every nuance and climax of this great tone poem is reproduced with stunning clarity." -- Gramophone "Karajan's is an electrifying account... the Berliners play with the freshness of new discovery and it is hard not to respond with amazement at the excitement and exhilaration generated in the finale... it is good to have this great performance available on CD and in such excellent sound... [in]Tapiola every nuance and climax of this great tone poem is reproduced with stunning clarity." -- Gramophone Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Tapiola, Op. 112 by Jean Sibelius
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1926; Finland 
Date of Recording: 02/1984 
Venue:  Philharmonie, Berlin 
Length: 20 Minutes 15 Secs. 
2.
Symphony no 4, Op. 29 "Inextinguishable" by Carl Nielsen
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1914-1916; Denmark 
Date of Recording: 02/1981 
Venue:  Philharmonie, Berlin 
Length: 38 Minutes 32 Secs. 

Featured Sound Samples

Symphony no 4 "Inextinguishable" (Nielsen): I. Allegro
Symphony no 4 "Inextinguishable" (Nielsen): IV. Allegro

Sound Samples

Symphony No.4, Op.29 - "The Inextinguishable": 1. Allegro
Symphony No.4, Op.29 - "The Inextinguishable": 2. Poco allegretto
Symphony No.4, Op.29 - "The Inextinguishable": 3. Poco adagio quasi andante
Symphony No.4, Op.29 - "The Inextinguishable": 4. Allegro
Tapiola, Op.112

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