Well. I was browsing through the record collection at a local salvation army(usually searching for hard to find classical records), and I glanced at the top of a olive green record, i pulled some of the other records back to see who would possibly put this color on a reocrd sleeve. As I got a better look, I saw "SIBELIUS" in huge lime green letters, i looked down further, and it was the violin concerto..."COOL!" i thought to myself, must be some unknown...to my surprise, Camilla Wicks was the soloist!!..my heart nearly jumped out of my shirt I was so excited. I found a practically untouched clean record and sleeve of Camilla Wicks playing the Sibelius with the Symphony Orchestra of Radio-Stockholm with Sixten Ehrling conducting under Capitol Records.
Well, the first thing that popped in my mind, I've got to listen to this. So i took it home popped it in the record player and wow!!! ..such lyricism and attack. Her playing is as flexible as a piece of silk floating in the wind and as aggressive as a cold wind blow on your cheeks so they sting.
Now, the right thing to do is give this too my teacher, I mean she did study with her and all. I plan to follow through with giving this cherished item away. BUUUUUUTtt..just out of curiousity, is this worth any money?. I've heard it mentioned this was a coveted collectors item by man violin enthusiasts.
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