Fifth Symphony Archive
WEINBERG: Symphonies Nos. 5 & 10 – Kirill Kondrashin/ Rudolf Barshai / The Moscow Philharmonic Orch. / The Moscow Ch. Orch. – Melodiya
Fine music from an often overlooked Russian great.
Kajanus conducts SIBELIUS, Vol. 3 = Symphony No. 3 in C Major; Symphony No. 5 in E-flat Major; Finnish Jaeger March – London Symphony Orch./ Helsinki Philharmonic Orch. (Op. 91)/ Robert Kajanus – Naxos Historical
Mark Obert-Thorn and Naxos complete the three-disc cycle of Sibelius as inscribed by his first great interpreter, Robert Kajanus.
Rediscovery, reinterpretation, getting back to Beethovenian basics, or a lot of hot air? You decide.