Hakon Borresen – Symphony No. 2 in A Major “The Sea” Op. 7 (1904)

Even as someone who has a particular love for Scandinavian music of the early 20th century, I must confess that Hakon Borresen is not a composer who was familiar to me. Enjoy this symphony of his as you watch the sun set on an alien world…

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AuM1QIrG-H0
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  • Jona

    The Sea. Fitting theme for someone currently in Caesarea Maritima. Enjoy your trip!

  • http://tunabay.com/ Keika

    I hope the group got to chill out in the waters.  It hit 93F in Tel Aviv today.  I’m sure we’ll hear about that.  By the way, this Symphony No. 2 doesn’t emote anything that sounds like, The Sea to my ears.  I think Eric Wolfgang Korngold nails that one with “The Sea Hawk.”  Also, Richard Rodgers masterpiece, “Victory At Sea” makes me long for the ocean when I hear that frothy score.

    • http://www.patheos.com/blogs/religionprof/ James F. McGrath

      Recommendations of Korngold are always welcome and will always meet with my approval! :-)