|This is my post from this week's Tuesday Blog.|
It is fair to say that Eugene Ormandy had the good fortune of performing the music of some great Late Romantic composers he had the pleasure of meeting himself: Bela Bartok, Sergey Rachmaninov, and Jean Sibelius figure especially in his repertoire.
Eugene Ormandy talks about Sibelius:
Jean SIBELIUS (1865-1957)
Symphony No.1 in E Minor, Op.39
Valse Triste, from Kuolema, Op. 44
The Swan of Tuonela, Op. 22 no. 2
Eugene Ormandy, conducting
RCA Red Seal – ARL1-4901
Format: Vinyl, LP, Album
Discogs - https://www.discogs.com/release/5222...wan-Of-Tuonela
YouTube - https://youtube.com/playlist?list=OL...ieV1KBl6xT46K8
Internet Archive - https://archive.org/details/symphony...nor-op.-39-iv.