Anthony Collins - Sibelius: The Symphonies


Label:

Decca

Genre:

Classical

Product No.:
ADEC 84972
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Vinyl Box Sets


No. of Discs: 6
Note: 180 Gram

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180-gram vinyl, six LP box set

Numbered, limited edition

Mastered from the original mono tapes!

High on the list of requests for reissues from Decca are conductor Anthony Collins's recordings of Sibelius's Symphonies. Collins' 1952-55 Sibelius cycle with the London Symphony Orchestra for Decca has acquired something of a cult status over the decades. It was the first collection of Sibelius' complete symphonies, performed by one orchestra and conductor. Decca proudly presents these recording, 150 years after the birth of Jean Sibelius and 60 years after the completion of this pioneering project, now reissued in a six-LP set for the very first time. Lovingly remastered from the original tapes.

 

 



LP 1
Side 1: Sibelius: Symphony No.1
Symphony No. 1 in E minor, Op. 39
Andante, ma non troppo – Allegro energico
Andante (ma non troppo lento)
Side 2: Sibelius: Symphony No.1
Scherzo (Allegro)
Finale (Quasi una fantasia)

LP 2
Side 1: Sibelius: Symphony No.2
Symphony No. 2 in D Major, Op. 43
Allegretto – Poco allegro – Tranquillo, ma poco ravvivando il tempo al allegro
Tempo andante, ma rubato – Andante sostenuto
Side 2: Sibelius: Symphony No.2
Vivacissimo – Lento e suave – Largamente
Finale (Allegro moderato)

LP 3
Side 1: Sibelius: Symphony No.3 & 7
Symphony No. 3 in C, Op. 52
Allegro moderato
Andantino con moto, quasi allegretto
Moderato – Allegro (ma non tanto)
Side 2: Sibelius: Symphony No.3 & 7
Symphony No. 7 in C, Op. 105

LP 4
Side 1: Sibelius: Symphony No.4; Pohjola’s Daughter
Symphony No.4 in A minor, Op.63
Tempo molto moderato, quasi adagio
Allegro molto vivace
Il tempo largo
Side 2: Sibelius: Symphony No.4; Pohjola’s Daughter
Allegro
Pohjolas Daughter, Op. 49

LP 5
Side 1: Sibelius: Symphony No.5; Nightride & Sunrise
Symphony No.5 in E flat, Op.82
Tempo molto moderato – Largamente – Allegro moderato
Andante mosso, quasi allegretto
Side 2: Sibelius: Symphony No.5; Nightride & Sunrise
Allegro molto
Nightride and Sunrise, Op. 55 (1909)

LP 6
Side 1: Sibelius: Symphony No.6; Pelleas et Melisande Suite
Symphony No.6 in D minor, Op.104
Allegro molto moderato
Allegretto moderato
Poco vivace
Side 2: Sibelius: Symphony No.6; Pelleas et Melisande Suite
Allegro Molto
Pelleas et Melisande – Incidental Music to Maeterlinck’s play, Op. 46 (1905)
Melisande
Melisande at the Spinning Wheel
Intermezzo
The Death of Melisande

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