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Sibelius: Oceanides (Op. 73) and Pohjola's Daughter (Op. 49)

Stephen Johnson explores the varied moods and impressions conveyed by Sibelius in two of his greatest tone poems. The Oceanides is a haunting seascape inspired by his first Atlantic crossing. Pohjola's Daughter is a vivid fantasy inspired by one of the legends from the Finnish national epic, the Kalevala. The musical examples and performances are provided by the BBC Philharmonic, conducted by Tecwyn Evans.

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Sat 15 Apr 2006 14:00

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