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SIBELIUS, J.: Symphonies Nos. 6 and 7 / Finlandia (New Zealand Symphony, Inkinen)

Composer(s):Sibelius, Jean
Artist(s) Inkinen, Pietari, Conductor • New Zealand Symphony Orchestra
Period(s) 20th Century
Genre Classical Music
Category Orchestral
Catalogue 8.572705
Label Naxos
Quality   320kbps
Album Price
 
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USD 9.99
 

 
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USD 6.99
 

 


With this fourth volume, Finnish conductor Pietari Inkinen completes his cycle of Sibelius’s numbered symphonies, of which the Symphonies Nos. 1 and 3 (8.572305) were acclaimed as ‘warm and poignant’ (Classical Music Sentinel), Symphonies Nos. 4 and 5 (8.572227) as having ‘raw intensity’ (Guardian) and Symphony No. 2 (8.572704) as ‘entrancing…highly recommended’ (Allmusic.com). The tranquil and sunny poetry of Symphony No. 6 joins the majestic single-movement Symphony No. 7, coupled with Finlandia, the

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Review By Classic FM,

The New Zealand Symphony Orchestra perform Sibelius’ Symphonies Nos 6 & 7 and Finlandia with a delicate luminosity

…there’s delicacy and subtlety in the textures and solos and impressive warmth in the slow-burn orchestral crescendos. A solemn Finlandia comes as the crowning glory…

…you can hardly go wrong with this Sibelius cycle—it’s both the perfect introduction and a worthy addition for collectors. Bravo Naxos! © Classic FM



Review By Ian Dando,New Zealand Listener,February 2012

SIBELIUS, J.: Symphonies Nos. 1 and 3 (New Zealand Symphony, Inkinen) 8.572305
SIBELIUS, J.: Symphony No. 2 / Karelia Suite (New Zealand Symphony, Inkinen) 8.572704
SIBELIUS, J.: Symphonies Nos. 4 and 5 (New Zealand Symphony, Inkinen) 8.572227
SIBELIUS, J.: Symphonies Nos. 6 and 7 / Finlandia (New Zealand Symphony, Inkinen) 8.572705

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Review By Ian Dando,New Zealand Listener,February 2012

SIBELIUS, J.: Symphonies Nos. 1 and 3 (New Zealand Symphony, Inkinen) 8.572305
SIBELIUS, J.: Symphony No. 2 / Karelia Suite (New Zealand Symphony, Inkinen) 8.572704
SIBELIUS, J.: Symphonies Nos. 4 and 5 (New Zealand Symphony, Inkinen) 8.572227
SIBELIUS, J.: Symphonies Nos. 6 and 7 / Finlandia (New Zealand Symphony, Inkinen) 8.572705

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