Which of These 3 Symphonies by Mily Balakirev Is Your Favorite?

“Symphony No.2 in D-minor (1908)”

vs. “Russia, symphonic poem (1864)”

vs. “Tamara, symphonic poem (1867 – 1882)”

Or is there a better one to add to the collection?


Here are the previous recordings included so far in this feature. Please leave your suggestions in the comments, on twitter to @DaveSwindle, or via email: DaveSwindlePJM AT

Johann Sebastian Bach

Ludwig van Beethoven

Hector Berlioz

John Dowland

George Frideric Handel

Joseph Haydn

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Felix Mendelssohn

Maurice Ravel


Richard Strauss

Franz Schubert

Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

Antonio Vivaldi


10 Recommended by Charlie Martin

Franz Liszt


Modest Mussorgsky