Skip to main content

 Offer Kajanus Conducts Sibelius, Vol. 2

Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, London Symphony Orchestra, Robert Kajanus

Real magic, from Sibelius's friend and rival Kajanus in well-transferred 1930s mono sound. The performances are fast, perhaps to fit 78rpm discs, yet rich and spirited.

CD

($7.25)$6.23

Usually despatched in 2 - 3 working days

Contents:

Sibelius: Belshazzar's Feast Suite, Op. 51

14:43
  • London Symphony Orchestra
  • Robert Kajanus
  • Recorded: 24, 29 June 1932
  • Recording Venue: EMI Abbey Road Studio No. 1, London, UK

I. Oriental Procession

2:38

II. Solitude

3:46

III. Nocturne

4:37

IV. Khadra's Dance

3:42

 Excerpt  Sibelius: Karelia Suite, Op. 11

7:50
  • Studio orchestra, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Robert Kajanus
  • Recorded: 28 May 1930
  • Recording Venue: Central Hall, Westminster, London, UK

I. Intermezzo: Moderato

3:36

III. Alla marcia: Moderato

4:14

Sibelius: Symphony No. 2 in D major, Op. 43

39:13
  • Studio orchestra, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Robert Kajanus
  • Recorded: 27, 28 May 1930
  • Recording Venue: Central Hall, Westminster, London, UK

I. Allegretto

8:24

II. Tempo andante, ma rubato

12:59

III. Vivacissimo

5:21

IV. Finale: Allegro moderato

12:29