Sibelius: Symphonies Nos 1,2,5 &7

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COMPOSERS: Sibelius
LABELS: C Major
WORKS: Symphonies Nos 1, 2, 5 & 7
PERFORMER: Vienna PO/Leonard Bernstein
CATALOGUE NO: 702208

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Bernstein was planning to conduct all of the Sibelius symphonies with the Vienna Philharmonic in his last years, but never completed the project. Judging by the four he did record – lush, over-emphatic, wayward in tempos – we haven’t missed out. Michael Tanner