This album is the first volume in a cycle featuring the complete symphonies by Finnish composer Einojuhani Rautavaara. The recordings of the Symphonies Nos. 1, 2 and 3 were made in Leipzig in 1989, with the Leipzig Radio Symphony Orchestra led by its then Chief Conductor Max Pommer, and originally released in March 1990.
"Yet another unavoidable acquisition for all collectors of twentieth-century music is at hand."
Paul A. Snook - Fanfare Magazine - September/October 1990