Alfvén: Symphony No. 3; Swedish Rhapsody No. 3; Legend of the Skerries

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COMPOSERS: Alfven
LABELS: Naxos
ALBUM TITLE: Alfvén: Symphony No. 3; Swedish Rhapsody No. 3; Legend of the Skerries
WORKS: Symphony No. 3; Swedish Rhapsody No. 3; Legend of the Skerries
PERFORMER: Royal Scottish National Orchestra/Niklas Willén
CATALOGUE NO: 8.553729

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The Third is the finest of Alfvén’s symphonies, performed here with panache, if not quite the command of Neeme Järvi’s Stockholm PO (BIS). Alfvén deserves to be better known, and this is as good a place as any to discover his tuneful style.

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Matthew Rye