SIBELIUS: Historic Recordings and Rarities, 1928-1945 – feat. Boult, Beecham, Koussevitzky etc. – Warner Classics (7 CDs)
For his 150th birthday, Sibelius has his classic inscriptions restored for a grand pageant by many of his favored interpreters. SIBELIUS: Historic Recordings and Rarities, 1928-1945 = The Seven Symphonies; Karelia Suite; Andante festive; Pohjola’s Daughter; Belshazzar’s Feast; Tapiola; Night Ride and Sunrise; The Oceanides; Romance in C Major; The Bard; The Tempest; Pelleas and […]
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.
Kajanus conducts SIBELIUS, Vol. 2 = Belshazzar’s Feast; Karelia Suite: Intermezzo and Alla marcia; Symphony No. 2 – London Sym. Orch. (Belshazzar)/ Royal Philharmonic Orch./ Robert Kajanus – Naxos Historical
The second installment of the Kajanus Sibelius Edition proves as virtuosic and splendidly taut as the first, including a gripping account of the D Major Symphony from 1930.