Subject: I have found a CD that I think you would enjoy
|Sibelius, Segerstam, Danish Nat'l Radio Symphony|
Complete Symphonies / Tempest Suite 1
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Great, authorative Sibelius cycle
Giuseppe Tulli | Caracas, Distrito Federal Venezuela | 06/19/2002
(5 out of 5 stars)
"If you're looking for deep, insightful and authorative performances of Sibelius symphonies, this the box for you. There's something to learn here, as for instance in the Fifth Symphony, where a sense of "form" is deeply revealed throughout the work. The First exhibits a feeling of "grandeur" as I never experienced before. The Fourth is my favorite. Sixth and Seven are as good as they can get. Third and Second are the less convincing, especially the Second.Included is a masterful interpretation of the first suite from the incidental music to Shakespeare's The Tempest; much better than the one included in the Segerstam/Helsinky PO CD that also has the second suite.I really recommend this set."