Hugo Alfvén: Symphony no. 3 in E major, op.23

performed by the Royal Scottish National Orchestra under Niklas Willén The symphony has no programme, it depicts neither concrete nor abstract. It is an expression of the joy of living, an expression of the sun-lit happiness that filled my whole being. … Continue reading Hugo Alfvén: Symphony no. 3 in E major, op.23

Ludvig Norman: Symphony no. 2 in E flat, op. 40

performed by the Helsingborg Symphony Orchestra under Hans-Peter Frank Another symphony in E flat! Fredrik Vilhelm Ludvig Norman was born on 28 August 1831 in Stockholm, beginning his musical training with Lindblad, from last week. However, he also studied at the Leipzig Conservatory, where he … Continue reading Ludvig Norman: Symphony no. 2 in E flat, op. 40