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Pohjolas Daughter Op. 49 - Sibelius*, Eugene Ormandy, The Philadelphia Orchestra - Symphony No. 2 In D Op. 43 / Valse Triste / The Swan Of Tuonela / Pohjolas Daughter Op. 49 (Cassette, Album)


  1. Jean Sibelius: Pohjola's Daughter, Op. 49 (); Symphony No. 3 in C major, Op. 52 (); Symphony No. 1 in E minor, Op. 39 ().
  2. The conductor Eugene Ormandy had an unprecedented 44 year association with the Philadelphia Orchestra and from his earliest years held an especial affinity for the music of Jean Sibelius, indeed the gossamer loamy orchestral textures of the Philadelphia Orchestra under Ormandy’s baton was an equal partner to the immense scope of Sibelius’ output.
  3. Title: Sibelius Symphony No. 4 and Pohjola's Daughter Artist(s): Eugene Ormandy conducting The Philadelphia Orchestra Recording Info: Transferred from a 15ips 2-track tape Recorded by RCA Producer – Jay David Saks Recording Supervisor – Paul Goodman. Symphony No. 4 1. Tempo molto moderato, quasi adagio 2. Allegro molto vivace 3.
  4. The tone poem Pohjola’s Daughter Op - a ‘Symphonic Fantasy for Large Orchestra’ - was written by Finnish composer Jean Sibelius in The story is a variation of Orpheus in the Underworld, depicting a hero (Väinämöinen) who spotted the beautiful ‘daughter of the North’ (Pohjola), seated on a .
  5. Jean Sibelius, The Philadelphia Orchestra, Eugene Ormandy - Symphony No. 2 In D Major, Op. 43 ‎ (Reel, 2tr Stereo, 7" Reel, Album) Columbia Masterworks NMB/5(8).
  6. Sibelius: Symphonies No 4 & 7 / Ormandy, Philadelphia Orchestra Release Date: 01/31/ Label: Rca Victor Red Seal Catalog #: Composer: Jean Sibelius Conductor: Eugene Ormandy Orchestra/Ensemble: Philadelphia Orchestra Number of Discs: 1 Recorded in: Stereo In Stock: Usually ships in 24 hours.
  7. The genesis of the Second Symphony can be traced to Sibelius' trip to Italy in early The trip came about at the suggestion of his friend, the amateur musician Axel Carpelan, and it was there that he began contemplating several ambitious projects, including a four-movement tone poem based on the Don Juan story and a setting of Dante's Divina Commedia.
  8. Sibelius’s Pohjola’s Daughter is usually classified as a ’tone poem’– in other words, not a ’pure’ symphonic work, but one in which a literary or pictorial idea is represented in music. But Sibelius’s description was ’Symphonic Fantasy’ – which is exactly how the onemovement Seventh Symphony was entitled when it first.

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