Sibelius Symphonies Nos. 1 & 4

2015 marks the 150th birthday of Finland’s most prestigious composer, Jean Sibelius. Hear two of his symphonies - deeply individual and heartfelt music both romantic and modern in style - performed so beautifully that this CD was awarded a GRAMMY. Finnish-born director Osmo Vänskä and the Orchestra recorded the two symphonies at Minneapolis’ Orchestra Hall. The enclosed booklet includes comprehensive information about Jean Sibelius (1865-1957) and the music. 

  Symphony No.1 in E Minor, Op.39:
  1. I. Andante, ma non troppo - Allegro energico, Op.39
  2. II. Andante (ma non troppo lento)
  3. III. Scherzo, Allegro - Lento (ma non troppo) i Tempo 1
  4. IV. Finale (Quasi una fanrtasia). Andante - Allegro molto

  Symphony No.4 in A Minor, Op.63
  5. I. Tempo molto moderato, quasi adagio
  6. II. Allegro molto vivace
  7. III. Il tempo largo
  8. IV. Allegro