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Content
Einojuhani Rautavaara
Symphonies Nos. 1-3

Artists

Genres
Orchestral
Finnish contemporary

Features
Booklet with liner notes written by Kalevi Aho, in English, German and Finnish

Format:
CD

Released:
October 1998 (re-release)
March 1990 (original release)

Catalogue No.:
ODE 740-2

EAN/UPC Code:
0761195074022

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Track listing

CD
70:44
Symphony No. 1 (1955-56/1988)
16:39
1
I. Andante
13:06

2
II. Allegro
3:31


Symphony No. 2 (1957/1984)
21:22
3
I. Quasi grave
9:52

4
II. Vivace
2:37

5
III. Largo
5:56

6
IV. Presto
2:48


Symphony No. 3 (1961)
32:20
7
I. Langsam, breit, ruhig
12:18

8
II. Langsam, doch nicht schleppend
6:29

9
III. Sehr schnell
6:01

10
IV. Bewegt
7:20



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Press review

This is music of real character, performed with conviction by the Leipzig Radio Symphony Orchestra under Max Pommer.
Ian MacDonald, 20-20, November 1990

Yet another unavoidable acquisition for all collectors of twentieth-century music is at hand.
Paul A. Snook, Fanfare Magazine, September/October 1990

Complete description

This CD is the first volume in a cycle featuring the complete symphonies by Finnish composer Einojuhani Rautavaara. The recordings of the Symphonies Nos. 1, 2 and 3 were made in Leipzig in 1989, with the Leipzig Radio Symphony Orchestra led by its then Chief Conductor Max Pommer, and originally released in March 1990.

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