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Music from Estonia, Vol. 2 - Scottish National Orchestra; Neeme Järvi (conductor)
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  1. Symphony in C sharp minor
  2. Julius Caesar Overture for orchestra
  3. Videvik (Twilight), symphonic poem for orchestra
  4. Overture No 2 for orchestra
  5. Cantus in Memory of Benjamin Britten, for string orchestra & bell
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This 1989 compilation of Estonian orchestral music, splendidly performed by Neeme Järvi and the Scottish National Orchestra, outlines the development of a national musical identity that only gradually became free of external influences. The Julius Caesar Overture (1896) by Rudolf Tobias, the Symphony in C sharp minor (1908) by Artur Lemba, and Heino Eller's Videvik (1917) show the slow but steady progression from slavish imitation of the Russian Romantics -- particularly Tchaikovsky -- to a fairly cosmopolitan modernism, ...

Music from Estonia, Vol. 2 1989, Chandos

UPC: 5014682865623