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ALFVEN: Symphony No. 2 / The Prodigal Son

Composer(s):Alfven, Hugo
Artist(s) Willen, Niklas, Conductor • Ireland National Symphony Orchestra
Period(s) 20th Century
Genre Classical Music
Category Orchestral
Catalogue 8.555072
Label Naxos
Quality   320kbps
Album Price
USD 6.99



Review By Penguin Guide,January 2009

ALFVÉN: Symphony No. 2 / The Prodigal Son 8.555072
ALFVÉN: Symphony No. 3 / Legend of the Skerries 8.553729
ALFVÉN: Symphony No. 4, Op. 39 / Festival Overture, Op. 52 8.557284

The Second Symphony of 1899 put Alfvén firmly on the map. On Naxos it is coupled with The Prodigal Son ballet, which is a delight.

The sensitive, well-prepared performances under Niklas Willén also serve these symphonies well.



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