Sibelius String Quartet in Dm, op. 56 ‘Voces Intimae’

performed by the Voces Intimae Quartet, or below by the Copenhagen String Quartet (cover image by Hans Eiskonen) It turned out as something wonderful. The kind of thing that brings a smile to your lips at the hour of death. … Continue reading Sibelius String Quartet in Dm, op. 56 ‘Voces Intimae’

Erkki Melartin: Symphony no. 1 in Cm, op. 30

performed by the Tampere Philharmonic Orchestra under Leonid Grin (cover image by Hannu Keski Hakuni) Erik “Erkki” Gustaf Oskarsson Melartin was born on February 7, 1875 in Käkisalmi (or Kexholm in Swedish), which since 1948 is known as Priozersk (Приозе́рск) in Russia. He … Continue reading Erkki Melartin: Symphony no. 1 in Cm, op. 30