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Sibelius: Historical Recordings & Rarities 1928-1948

Helmi Liukkonen (soprano), Jascha Heifetz (violin), Budapest String Quartet, Emil Telmányi (violin), Gerald Moore (piano), Georg Vásárhelyi (piano), Anya Ignatius (violin), Timo Makkila (piano), Louis Jensen (cello), Galina Werschenskaya (piano), Eileen Joyce (piano), Marian Anderson (contralto),...

Few pioneering recordings from any era burn with greater passionate intensity or recreative spark than those set down in London during the early 1930s by the Finnish maestro Robert Kajanus...Kajanus’s... More…
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Contents:

Sibelius: Symphony No. 1 in E minor, Op. 39

  • Orchestra of the Royal Philharmonic Society
  • Robert Kajanus

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

  • Orchestra of the Royal Philharmonic Society
  • Robert Kajanus

Sibelius: Symphony No. 3 in C major, Op. 52

  • Orchestra of the Royal Philharmonic Society
  • Robert Kajanus

Sibelius: Symphony No. 5 in E flat major, Op. 82

  • Orchestra of the Royal Philharmonic Society
  • Robert Kajanus

Sibelius: Karelia Suite, Op. 11

  • Orchestra of the Royal Philharmonic Society
  • Robert Kajanus

Sibelius: March of the Finnish Jaeger Battalion, Op. 91a

  • Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Robert Kajanus

Sibelius: Andante festivo, JS34b

  • Finnish Radio Orchestra
  • Jean Sibelius

Sibelius: Pohjola's Daughter, Op. 49

  • London Symphony Orchestra
  • Robert Kajanus

Sibelius: Belshazzar's Feast Suite, Op. 51

  • London Symphony Orchestra
  • Robert Kajanus

Sibelius: Symphony No. 4 in A minor, Op. 63

  • London Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Sir Thomas Beecham
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Sibelius: The Tempest, Op. 109

  • London Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Sir Thomas Beecham

Sibelius: Pelléas and Mélisande Suite, Op. 46: IV. A Spring in the Park

  • London Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Sir Thomas Beecham

Sibelius: Pelléas and Mélisande Suite, Op. 46: VIII. Entr'acte

  • London Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Sir Thomas Beecham

Sibelius: Pelléas and Mélisande Suite, Op. 46: IX. Death of Mélisande

  • London Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Sir Thomas Beecham

Sibelius: In memoriam, Op. 59 - Trauermarsch für Orchester

  • London Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Sir Thomas Beecham

Sibelius: Luonnotar, Op. 70 (Text: Kalevala)

  • Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Georg Schneevoigt
  • Helmi Liukkonen (soprano)

Sibelius: Symphony No. 6 in D minor, Op. 104

  • Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Georg Schneevoigt

Sibelius: Symphony No. 7 in C major, Op. 105

  • BBC Symphony Orchestra
  • Serge Koussevitzky
  • Live recording

Sibelius: King Kristian II, incidental music, Op. 27

  • Stockholm Opera Orchestra
  • Armas Järnefelt

Sibelius: Violin Concerto in D minor, Op. 47

  • London Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Sir Thomas Beecham
  • Jascha Heifetz (violin)

Sibelius: En Saga, Op. 9

  • London Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Sir Thomas Beecham

Sibelius: Lemminkäinen Suite, Op. 22: Lemminkäinen's Return (No. 4)

  • London Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Sir Thomas Beecham

Sibelius: Festivo (No. 3 from Scènes historiques I, Op.25)

  • London Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Sir Thomas Beecham

Sibelius: Finlandia, Op. 26

  • London Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Sir Thomas Beecham

Sibelius: Valse Triste, Op. 44 No. 1

  • London Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Sir Thomas Beecham

Sibelius: String Quartet in D minor, Op. 56 'Voces Intimae'

  • Budapest String Quartet

Sibelius: Romance in F major, from Four Pieces, Op. 78, for cello and piano

  • Emil Telmányi (violin), Gerald Moore (piano)

Sibelius: Danse champêtre, Op. 106 No. 2

  • Emil Telmányi (violin), Gerald Moore (piano)

Sibelius: Danse champêtre, Op. 106 No. 1

  • Emil Telmányi (violin), Georg Vásárhelyi (piano)

Sibelius: Mazurka, Op. 81 / 1

  • Anya Ignatius (violin), Timo Makkila (piano)

Sibelius: Four Pieces, Op. 115 No. 1 'Auf dem Herde'

  • Anya Ignatius (violin), Timo Makkila (piano)

Sibelius: Malinconia, Op. 20

  • Louis Jensen (cello), Galina Werschenskaya (piano)

Sibelius: Romance in D flat major, Op. 24, No. 9

  • Eileen Joyce (piano)

Sibelius: Säf, säf, susa, Op. 36 No. 4 (Text: Gustav Fröding)

  • Marian Anderson (contralto), Kosti Vehanen (piano)

Sibelius: Flickan kom från sin älsklings möte, Op. 37, No. 5

  • Marian Anderson (contralto), Kosti Vehanen (piano)

Sibelius: Kom nu hit, Död, Op. 60 No. 1 (Bertel Gripenberg after Shakespeare)

  • Marian Anderson (contralto), Kosti Vehanen (piano)

Sibelius: Långsamt som qvällskyn, Op. 61 No. 1 (Tavaststjerna)

  • Marian Anderson (contralto), Kosti Vehanen (piano)

Sibelius: The Bard, Op. 64

  • London Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Sir Thomas Beecham
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