>I have several favorite Nielsen recordings, but of individual symphonies
>Bernstein: 3, 5
I was going to respond in this fashion and never got to it. Karl has
it nailed pretty much--it's uncanny, actually. To this, I'd add Previn's
First, maybe the Sixths (a weird piece) of Bostock, Jarvi, and Vanska,
and Berglund's Fifth.
Someone mentioned Rozhdestvensky's set. Controversial and Mahlerian is
a good description. It's very slow and romantic, and definitely an
Interesting but more of a supplement is the Ole Schmidt set. I like it,
but it has its faults.