Nielsen: Symphonies (Complete)

Nielsen: Symphonies (Complete)
Composer Carl Nielsen
Artist Janácek Philharmonic Orchestra
Theodore Kuchar conductor
Format 3 CD
Cat. number 92885
EAN code 5028421928852
Release April 2006

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The central figure of Danish Romantic music Carl Nielsen enjoys relative fame these days. Especially some of his music for strings has become really popular. His symphonies rarely occur on concert programs, recordings are made hardly more often.

Brilliant Classics presents the recordings of all six symphonies by Carl Nielsen. Performed by the Janácek Philharmonic Orchestra under Theodore Kuchar.

Track list

Disk 1

  1. Symphony No. 1 in G Minor, Op. 7: Allegro orgoglioso
  2. Symphony No. 1 in G Minor, Op. 7: Andante
  3. Symphony No. 1 in G Minor, Op. 7: Allegro comodo
  4. Symphony No. 1 in G Minor, Op. 7: Finale, allegro con fuoco
  5. Symphony No. 2, Op. 16 “The Four Temperaments”: Allegro collerico
  6. Symphony No. 2, Op. 16 “The Four Temperaments”: Allegro comodo e flemmatico
  7. Symphony No. 2, Op. 16 “The Four Temperaments”: Andante malincolico
  8. Symphony No. 2, Op. 16 “The Four Temperaments”: Allegro sanguinoso

Disk 2

  1. Symphony No. 3, Op. 27 “Sinfonia espansiva”: Allegro espansivo
  2. Symphony No. 3, Op. 27 “Sinfonia espansiva”: Andante pastorale
  3. Symphony No. 3, Op. 27 “Sinfonia espansiva”: Allegretto un poco
  4. Symphony No. 3, Op. 27 “Sinfonia espansiva”: Finale, allegro
  5. Symphony No. 4, Op. 29 “The Inextinguishable”: Allegro
  6. Symphony No. 4, Op. 29 “The Inextinguishable”: Poco allegretto
  7. Symphony No. 4, Op. 29 “The Inextinguishable”: Poco adagio quasi andante
  8. Symphony No. 4, Op. 29 “The Inextinguishable”: Allegro

Disk 3

  1. Symphony No. 5, Op. 50: Tempo giusto
  2. Symphony No. 5, Op. 50: Allegro
  3. Symphony No. 6 “Sinfonia semplice”: Tempo giusto
  4. Symphony No. 6 “Sinfonia semplice”: Humoreske, allegretto
  5. Symphony No. 6 “Sinfonia semplice”: Proposta seria, adagio
  6. Symphony No. 6 “Sinfonia semplice”: Theme & variations