Free Shipping for Prime Members
FREE Shipping
Get free shipping
Free 5-8 business-day shipping within the U.S. when you order $25 of eligible items sold or fulfilled by Amazon.
Or get 4-5 business-day shipping on this item for $5.99. (Prices may vary for AK and HI.)
Learn more about free shipping
on orders over $25—or get FREE Two-Day Shipping with Amazon Prime
Only 1 left in stock (more on the way).
Ships from and sold by Amazon.com. Gift-wrap available.
Alfven: Complete Symphoni... has been added to your Cart
+ $3.99 shipping
Used: Very Good | Details
Condition: Used: Very Good
Comment: Shrinkwrap may be renewed, no visible damage on disc or booklet. Jewel case may have cosmetic damage, online codes for possible online content are expired or missing. Shipping time 5-21 business days.
Have one to sell? Sell on Amazon

Alfven: Complete Symphonies, Vol. 1


See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions
Price
New from Used from
Audio CD, June 8, 2018
$16.99
$12.53 $12.52

Editorial Reviews

Along with Wilhelm Stenhammar and Wilhelm Peterson-Berger, Hugo Alfven surely ranks as one of the leading composers of Swedish late romanticism. In the country of his birth he was noted for his compositions inspired by Swedish folklore - one of which, Midsommarvaka, his most famous work, is heard on Vol. 1 of this new edition of his complete symphonic works. It is both astonishing and impressive that Alfven, who previously had composed nothing more than a few piano pieces, songs, and chamber works, suddenly came forward in 1897 with a full-length symphony of some forty minutes in length. This highly regarded Symphony No. 1 exhibits very finely nuanced tone colours, and with it he immediately became known as a capable and experienced composer. Alfven composed Drapa, a monumental, magnificent, and festive work with the subtitle 'King Oscar II in memoriam', for a gala event at the Royal College of Music and conducted its premiere on 18 October 1908. For this ambitious project CPO have secured the support of the German Symphony Orchestra of Berlin and Lukasz Borowicz one of Germany's best orchestras and one of today's most promising young conductors.


Product details

  • Orchestra: Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester Berlin
  • Conductor: Lukasz Borowicz
  • Composer: Hugo Alfven
  • Audio CD (June 8, 2018)
  • Number of Discs: 1
  • Label: CPO
  • ASIN: B07923JSN3
  • Average Customer Review: Be the first to review this item
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #702,515 in CDs & Vinyl (See Top 100 in CDs & Vinyl)
  • Would you like to tell us about a lower price?
    If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support?


Customer Reviews

There are no customer reviews yet.
Share your thoughts with other customers

Set up an Amazon Giveaway

Alfven: Complete Symphonies, Vol. 1
Amazon Giveaway allows you to run promotional giveaways in order to create buzz, reward your audience, and attract new followers and customers. Learn more about Amazon Giveaway
This item: Alfven: Complete Symphonies, Vol. 1