Alto CD

Grieg & Sibelius Favourites ‘From Fjord & Forest’

Grieg & Sibelius Favourites ‘From Fjord & Forest’ New Sym. Orchestra of London / Charles Mackerras RPO/ Mackerras RPO/ Schmidt & Ermler Catalogue Number: ALC 1191 Number of Discs: 1 Date/Runtime: Time: 71:22 stereo 1961 & DDD 1995 CLICK TO CHANGE IMAGE: COVER INLAY ‘I enjoyed this (Mackerras) record very much indeed, for its excellent […]

June 10th, 2012
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Sibelius: Symphonies Nos. 2 & 5

Sibelius: Symphonies Nos. 2 & 5 Royal Philharmonic Orchestra Sir Charles Mackerras (1-4); Ole Schmidt (5-7) Catalogue Number: ALC 1189 Number of Discs: 1 Date/Runtime: DDD, 72:21, 1994/6 CLICK TO CHANGE IMAGE: COVER INLAY “eminently recommendable account of Sibelius’s Second…. good, well-chosen tempos and no want of tenderness at the Andante sostenuto theme…. Mackerras holds […]

February 2nd, 2012
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Sibelius: Symphony No. 1 / Karelia Suite / The Swan of Tuonela / Finlandia

Sibelius: Symphony No. 1 / Karelia Suite / The Swan of Tuonela / Finlandia Sir Alexander Gibson / Royal Philharmonic Orchestra Catalogue Number: ALC 1089 Number of Discs: 1 CLICK TO CHANGE IMAGE: COVER INLAY “The new recording on Collins by Sir Alexander Gibson (a Sibelius specialist) … is easily his best version and can […]

June 2nd, 2011
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