Tjeknavorian/RPO: Sibelius Symphony No. 1 + Swan of Tuonela - RCA RL 25316
Jacket GOOD / LP NM (UK pressing - Red Seal label - stereo)
This superlative LP from RCA (RL 25316, English pressing, Red Seal label, stereo) features Loris Tjeknavorian and the London Philharmonic Orchestra’s commanding and atmospheric accounts of Sibelius’ Symphony No. 1 in E minor Op. 39 and The Swan of Tuonela Op. 22 Nos., both atmospherically recorded in the warm acoustics of Barking Town Hall, London in July 1980 (producer: Charles Gerhardt).
Incidentally, the superlative liner notes (in English only) are by Robert Matthew-Walker. The lovely cover photo is uncredited.