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Slipped Through the Cracks — Great, Little Known Symphonies from Late 19th Century Composers is the eleventh episode in our series of symphonic voyages. In over a decade of exploring the symphonic form we've found plenty of rare gems to share with you, and in this episode we hope that you, too, will be delighted to discover many more, as we focus on lesser-known offerings from the turn of the 20th century.

 
Program 1

Hugo Alfven: Svensk rapsodi nr 1, Op.19, Midsummer Vigil (excerpt)
The Royal Opera Orchestra, Stockholm/Hugo Alfvén
Swedish Society Discofil 1003
2:17
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Hugo Alfven: Symphony No.4 in C Minor, Op. 39 - "From the Outermost Skerries,"
I. Moderato-Allegretto, ma non troppo II. Allegro-Moderato-Allegro (excerpt)

Iceland Symphony Orchestra/Niklas Willen
Naxos 8557284      
16:01
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Hugo Alfven: Symphony No.4 in C Minor, Op. 39 - "From the Outermost Skerries,”
III. Lento-Maestoso-Molto appassionato (excerpt)
IV. Allegro agitato

Iceland Symphony Orchestra/Niklas Willen
Naxos 85572841
13:53
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Hugo Alfven: Symphony No.3 in E Major, Op. 23: Presto
Royal Scottish National Orchestra/Niklas Willen
Naxos 8.553729
7:37
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Hugo Alfven: Den forlorade sonen (The Prodigal Son) Suite: VII. Final: Polska
Ireland National Symphony Orchestra/Niklas Willen
Naxos 8.555072
2:51
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Hugo Alfven: Legend of the Skerries, Op. 20 (En Skärgårdssägen) (excerpt)
Niklas Willen & Royal Scottish National Orchestra
Naxos 8.553729
11:44
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Program 2

Arnold Bax: Symphony No.2 in E Minor and C Major - II. Andante
Malcolm Hicks, organ; London Philharmonic Orchestra/Bryden Thomson
Chandos 8493
12:46
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Arnold Bax: Symphony No.5 In C Sharp Minor: II. Poco Lento (1932)   
London Philharmonic Orchestra/Raymond Leppard
Lyrita 233
10:50
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Arnold Bax: Symphony No.4 - III.Allegro-Tempo di marcia trionfale
Ulster Orchestra/Bryden Thomson
Chandos 8312
10:44
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Arnold Bax: Symphony No.7 - III. Theme and Variations. Allegro — Andante — Vivace — Epilogue. Sereno
Bryden Thomson: London Philharmonic Orchestra
14:16
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Arnold Bax: Tintagel (excerpt)
Ulster Orchestra/Bryden Thomson
Chandos 8312
2:41
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Program 3

John Alden Carpenter: Adventures In A Perambulator, “The Hurdy Gurdy”
National Symphony Orchestra Of Ukraine/John McLaughlin Williams
Naxos 8559065
1:49
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John Alden Carpenter: Symphony No.1 - Mvts.I-V
National Symphony Orchestra Of Ukraine/John McLaughlin Williams
19:34
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George Antheil: Symphony No.4  - I. Moderato, Allegretto
National Symphony Orchestra Of Ukraine/Kuchar
9:49
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George Antheil: Symphony No.4  - III. Scherzo: Presto
National Symphony Orchestra Of Ukraine/Kuchar
5:27
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George Antheil: Jazz Symphony
Michael Linville, pf; New World Symphony Orchestra/Michael Tilson Thomas
11:53
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Program 4

Walter Piston: Symphony No.1 - III. Allegro con fuoco
The Louisville Orchestra/Jorge Mester
5:37
Albany 44
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Walter Piston: Symphony No.2 - I. Moderato
Boston Symphony Orchestra/Michael Tilson Thomas
DG Originals 463633
10:40
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Walter Piston: Symphony No.2 - III. Allegro
Boston Symphony Orchestra/Michael Tilson Thomas
DG Originals 463633
4:53
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Walter Piston: Symphony No.4 - Mvts.I-IV
Eugene Ormandy: Philadelphia Orchestra
23:29
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Walter Piston: Symphony No.7 - IV. Allegro Energico 
St. Louis Symphony Orchestra/Leonard Slatkin
3:47
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Walter Piston: Symphony No.2 - Adagio (excerpt)
Boston Symphony Orchestra/Michael Tilson Thomas
DG Originals 463633
2:37
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Program 5

Ernst Toch: Symphony No. 3  II. Andante tranquillo,
Pittsburgh Symphony/William Steinberg
EMI Classics 65868
5:30
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Ernst Toch: Symphony No. 3  III. Allegro
Pittsburgh Symphony/William Steinberg
EMI Classics 65868
9:18
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Cyril Scott: Symphony No. 3, "The Muses,” Mvts. 1-4
Huddersfield Choral Society; BBC Philharmonic Orchestra/Martyn Brabbins
Chandos 10211
34:49
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