Sibelius: Symphony No. 2 in D Major, Op. 43
New York Philharmonic conducted by John Barbirolli
Recorded May 6, 1940
Columbia Masterworks set MM-423, five 78-rpm records
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This was Barbirolli's second Philharmonic session for Columbia; the first had produced this recording of another Second Symphony - that by Brahms. In between these two sessions, Igor Stravinsky made his first recordings with the Philharmonic, conducting his own "Rite of Spring" and suite from "Petrouchka."