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Sibelius: Six Humoresques opp.87 & 89, Two Serenades op.69, Suite op.117, Swanwhite op.54

Friday, 01 September 2006
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Musicians
Pekka Kuusisto (violin/director) Tapiola Sinfonietta
Composer
Sibelius
Catalogue number
Ondine ODE 1074-5 (hybrid SACD)
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Musicians:

Lawrence Power (viola) Simon Crawford-Phillips (piano)

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Musicians:

Leipzig Quartet, Ruth Ziesak (soprano)

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Musicians:

Sietse-Jan Weijenberg (cello) Yun-Yang Lee (piano)

Svendsen & Bruch

Musicians:

Tharice Virtuosi

Alkan, Chopin

Musicians:

Job ter Haar (cello) Vaughan Schlepp (piano)

Fauré

Musicians:

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Gubaidulina

Musicians:

Gidon Kremer* (violin) Nicolas Alstaedt†, Marta Sudraba*...

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