About the album
The fourth volume, the final one to complete all the symphonies, includes 6th and 7th symphonies composed in the latter period of Sibelius' composition life. Quiet, but passionate, purest world of music is brought into life through the wonderful combination of Mr. Ashkenazy and Royal Stockholm Philharmonic.
Sublime interpretations the Sibelius-specialist (72 years this year) and the Royal Stockholm Phil!
Recorded (Session & Live) in 2006 & 2007 in The Stockholm Concert Hall (Stockholms Konserthus)
Hybrid (CD SACD 2ch/5.0ch)
11Symphony No.6 in D minor Op.104 Allegro molto moderato
12Symphony No.6 in D minor Op.104 Allegretto moderato
13Symphony No.6 in D minor Op.104 Poco vivace
14Symphony No.6 in D minor Op.104 Allegro molto
15Symphony No.7 in C major Op.105
19Suite Karelia Op.11 Intermezzo
110Suite Karelia Op.11 Ballade
111Suite Karelia Op.11 Alla marcia
112Valse triste Op.44-1
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