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Work: Symphony no. 2, "The Four Temperaments", Op.16

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ComposerNielsen, Carl (1865-1931)
Work typeOrchestral
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MadridConcierto 8: Strauss, Haydn & Nielsen

Strauss R., Haydn, Nielsen
Orquesta Sinfónica de Madrid; Pablo González; Simon Veis

TokyoRudolf Buchbinder plays Brahms

NHK Symphony Orchestra, Tokyo
Brahms, Nielsen
NHK Symphony Orchestra Tokyo; Fabio Luisi; Rudolf Buchbinder

CopenhagenLuisi & Nielsen 2

Danish National Symphony Orchestra; Fabio Luisi; Golda Schultz; Danish National Concert Choir; Danish National Junior Choir
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Four Temperaments and a serenade: Paavo Järvi conducts in Hamburg

The NDR Elbphilharmonie Orchester paired Tchaikovsky and Nielsen for their Hamburg International Music Festival concert. 
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Different temperaments: the BBC SSO play Sibelius and Nielsen

Viktoria Mullova is dazzling in Sibelius' Violin Concerto but the audience of Sage Gateshead fail to make their mark when asked to sing along to Finlandia
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RSPO in blazing form at the Proms

An eclectic programme from this Swedish orchestra which gave sharply defined performances in repertoire that, at first glance, had seemingly little in common.
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Technically faultless: terrific Brahms from Kavakos

Paavo Järvi continues his Nielsen exploration with performances that demonstrate his attraction to Haydn and love of Brahms. 
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Great Danes in spirited Carl Nielsen anniversary celebration

“Denmark is not all Lego and pastries!” quipped Nikolaj Znaider to the Albert Hall audience. Indeed not. It is the land of Carl Nielsen, whose 150th birthday was celebrated in a packed Prom given by the Danish National Symphony Orchestra. 
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