Sibelius Symphony No.1 & 3


Released On
2nd Feb 2009

Product Code
CD HLL 7514

Jean Sibelius

Sir Mark Elder

JEAN SIBELIUS (1865-1957)

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

Symphony No.1 Studio Recording, 1-2 August 2006 in BBC Studio 7, New Broadcasting House, Manchester.

Symphony No.3 in C major, Op.52
5. I – Allegro moderato
6. II – Andantino con moto, quasi allegretto
7. III – Moderato – Allegro (ma non tanto)

Symphony No.3 Live Concert, 26 April 2007 in The Bridgewater Hall, Manchester.

‘The Hallé have given the British premieres of many of Sibelius’s works, and their sound still captures his quintessential mix of frost and fire better than any other UK orchestra.’

The Guardian