1 CD / BBC Legends / 2009-03-10Works: Carl Nielsen: Symphony no 3, Op. 27 "Sinfonia espansiva"; Jean Sibelius: Symphony no 5 in E flat major, Op. 82; Recorded Sound: Robert Simpson talks about Jascha Horenstein, who died on 2 April 1972 ...
Conductors: Horenstein, Jascha
Ensemble: ; BBC Northern Symphony
Horenstein never recorded these two Scandinavian symphonies so these rare broadcasts are new to his discography. As a bonus, Robert Simpson, the composer, gives a...continue...
1 CD / BBC Legends / 2007-11-20Works: Carl Nielsen: Symphony no 4, Op. 29 "Inextinguishable"; Jean Sibelius: Symphony no 3 in C major, Op. 52
Conductors: Barbirolli, John
Sir John Barbirolli has a prolific representation on BBC legends but this is the first time that two Scandinavian composers - Nielsen and Sibelius -...continue...
1 CD / BBC Legends / 2003-05-20Works: Jean Sibelius: Symphony no 2 in D major, Op. 43; Pyotr Il'yich Tchaikovsky: Sleeping Beauty Suite, Op. 66a; Ludwig van Beethoven: Egmont, incidental music, Op. 84
Conductors: Stokowski, Leopold
Ensemble: BBC Symphony Orchestra; New Philharmonia Orchestra
"The sheer originality of this performance of the Sibelius 2 takes one's breath away. I suppose a few may want to relegate this to the...continue...