Timpani!!

Two timpani players battle it out while the rest of the orchestra hangs on desperately to the one note that might prove their salvation – the final turning point in the drama of Nielsen’s fourth symphony.

Carl Nielsen: Symphony No. 4, Op. 29 (FS76) ‘The Inextinguishable’
San Francisco Symphony Orchestra, Herbert Blomstedt
Decca: 4609882

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