At long last here is the long-awaited release of two Sibelius Symphonies which have never been previously issued.
SIR THOMAS BEECHAM, Bart., C.H.
BBC Symphony Orchestras
In 1949, on Beecham’s 70th Birthday, Sibelius wrote him a letter in which he said:”I highly appreciate your deep understanding and brilliant interpretation of my compositions, which has been of great importance to me …”
Released in collaboration with the Sir Thomas Beecham Trust in support of the Scholarship Fund.
On This Recording
- Symphony No. 6: I. Allegro molto moderato
- Symphony No. 6: II. Allegretto moderato
- Symphony No. 6: III. Poco vivace –
- Symphony No. 6: IV. Allegro molto
- Symphony No. 4: I. Tempo molto moderato, quasi adagio
- Symphony No. 4: II. Allegro molto vivace
- Symphony No. 4: III. Il tempo largo
- Symphony No. 4: IV. Allegro