HUGO ALFVÉN (1872-1960): Symphonies No. 1 in F Minor, Op. 7, No. 2 in D, Op. 11, No. 3 in E, Op. 23, No. 4 in C Minor, Op. 39 "From the Outermost Skerries" and No. 5 in A Minor, Op. 54, Swedish Rhapsodies No. 1, Op. 19 "Midsummer Vigil", No. 2, Op. 24 "Uppsala Rhapsody" and No. 3, Op. 47 "Dala Rhapsody", Drapa, Op. 27, Andante religioso from Revelation Cantata, Op. 31, Suite from The Prodigal Son, A Legend of the Skerries, Op. 20, Suite from The Mountain King, Op. 37, Elegy from Gustav II Adolf, Op. 49.
Catalogue Number: 12N052
Label: Brilliant Classics
Description: For those of you who still don't know Alfvén and didn't buy BIS' 5-for-the-price-of-3 reissue back in 2004 (10G058), here they are again as cheap as they're ever likely to be: all of Järvi's pioneering series of this fine Swedish Romantic's symphonies and tone poems is now available at super-budget price! 5 CDs. Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra; Neeme Järvi. Original 1987-1991 and 1993 BIS releases.