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Allan Pettersson: Symphonies Nos. 1 & 2

Norrköping Symphony Orchestra, Christian Lindberg

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Symphony No. 1 (performance edition by C. Lindberg)
Christian Lindberg; Allan Pettersson; Norrköping Symphony Orchestra; Christian Lindberg
30:11
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Symphony No. 2
Allan Pettersson; Norrköping Symphony Orchestra; Christian Lindberg
46:45
Digital Booklet
Total Playing Time    76:56
"(The First Symphony) is a grave work which inhabits Pettersson’s accustomed niche for the angst-ridden and for tragic malcontents ... it’s an interesting experience and one that draws one into an emotional world familiar from the mature symphonies with occasional voices from the direction of Hindemith and Schoenberg ... a monumentally important first recording ..."
- MusicWeb International

First released in 2011, this album from Christian Lindberg and the Norrköping Symphony Orchestra kicked off a series devoted to the symphonies of Swedish composer Allan Pettersson. Of particular note is the world premiere of the Symphony No. 1, which Pettersson tinkered with for decades. Entrusted with the manuscript material, some 240 pages, Lindberg was able to prepare a performable version and debuted the symphony in May 2010, leading to this recording of his reconstruction.
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