About this title: In his orchestral music, Carl Nielsen's three concertos and six symphonies take pride of place as his most masterful essays, yet several of his shorter pieces have become well known and quite regularly recorded as filler on CDs of the larger works. Such works as the Helios Overture, Op. 17; the Overture and Prelude to Act II from the opera Maskarade; and the tone poems Saga-Dream, Op. 39, Pan and Syrinx, Op. 49, and Cupid and the Poet, Op. 54, are colorful, tuneful, and likable for their Romantic warmth, striking scene ...
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