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Leevi Madetoja: Symphony No. 2 - Kullervo - Elegy

Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra, John Storgårds

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1
Kullervo, Symphonic Poem, Op. 15
Leevi Madetoja; Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra; John Storgårds
14:13
Symphony No. 2, Op. 35  
2
I. Allegro moderato -
Leevi Madetoja; Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra; John Storgårds
13:23
3
II. Andante
Leevi Madetoja; Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra; John Storgårds
13:36
4
III. Allegro non troppo -
Leevi Madetoja; Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra; John Storgårds
9:39
5
IV. Andantino
Leevi Madetoja; Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra; John Storgårds
4:53
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Elegy, Op. 4/1 (First movement from the Symphonic Suite, Op. 4)
Leevi Madetoja; Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra; John Storgårds
5:53
Digital Booklet
Total Playing Time    61:37
"... conducted with sharp insight and unfaltering authority. Under Storgårds’ baton the impeccably prepared Helsinki Philharmonic exhibit their commitment to the music. The playing glows with expressive force and a palpable sense of concentration."
- MusicWeb International

"Given their (undeserved) obscurity, both the tone poem and the symphony have enjoyed a small handful of recordings, but none that top this outstanding release. John Storgårds is an excellent conductor ... the performances are just about perfect in all respects: totally idiomatic, committed, passionate and immaculately played. There isn’t a dull second and he’s exceptionally well recorded. A great release."
- ClassicsToday.com

This release is the first volume of works by Finnish composer Leevi Madetoja recorded by the Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by John Storgårds. The programme features Madetoja's Symphony No. 2, the symphonic poem Kullervo and the Elegy, the first movement from the Symphonic Suite.
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