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Herbert von Karajan was known as an advocate of Sibelius's music in the 's and early 's when it was rarely played in continental Europe. The composer himself described Karajan as a "great master" and felt Marche Des Rois - Herbert von Karajan of the younger generation of conductors he was Py in the 's he was the one who had the greatest feeling for his music. So began Émile Waldteufel* life-long enthusiam for the Finnish composer's Py which Karajan always felt could never be compared to the music of anyone else.
Although he never conducted the Third symphony, the later symphonies and the tone poem "Tapiola" fascinated him as music which evolved organically out of Émile Waldteufel* sound world of the Finnish landscape. The Sibelius scholar and biographer Erik Tawaststjerna inscribed the following dedication in Karajan's copy of his book: "To Herbert von Karajan.
The only conductor who understands the Fourth Symphony. Erik Tawaststjerna". Visiting the grave of Sibelius at Ainola 15th May Deutsche Grammophon: Berlin 16th May B. Radio Broadcast: Berlin Click to hear short extract. Radio Broadcast: Helsinki 27th - 29th December B.
Deutsche Grammophon: Berlin 16th - 20th November B. Deutsche Grammophon: Berlin 1st January B. Radio Broadcast: Berlin 24th June B. Television Monday - The Escalators - The Munsters Theme Jean Sibelius 16th - 20th November B.
Sony Film : Berlin 19th - 24th February B. Ferras Radio Broadcast: Berlin. Symphony No 5 11th November Vienna V. Philharmonia 3rd November Toledo,O.
Symphony No 7 21st February Vienna V. Valse Triste 31st December Berlin B. Violin Concerto 25th September Berlin B. Ferras 26th September Berlin B.
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