Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Symphony no. 5 in E-flat, op. 82: I. Tempo Molto Moderato - Allegro Moderato
Jean Sibelius 13:40
2 Symphony no. 5 in E-flat, op. 82: II. Andante Mosso, Quasi Allegretto
Jean Sibelius 8:00
3 Symphony no. 5 in E-flat, op. 82: III. Allegro Molto - Un Pochettino Largamente
Jean Sibelius 8:43
4 Symphony no. 6 in D minor, op. 104: I. Allegro Molto Moderato
Jean Sibelius 8:14
5 Symphony no. 6 in D minor, op. 104: II. Allegro Moderato
Jean Sibelius 5:31
6 Symphony no. 6 in D minor, op. 104: III. Poco Vivace
Jean Sibelius 3:55
7 Symphony no. 6 in D minor, op. 104: IV. Allegro Molto
Jean Sibelius 11:12
CD 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Symphony no. 7 in C major, op. 105: I. Adagio
Jean Sibelius 7:16
2 Symphony no. 7 in C major, op. 105: II. Un Pochettino Meno Adagio
Jean Sibelius 3:01
3 Symphony no. 7 in C major, op. 105: III. Poco Rallentando Al Adagio
Jean Sibelius 6:49
4 Symphony no. 7 in C major, op. 105: IV. Presto - Poco A Poco Rallentando Al Adagio
Jean Sibelius 4:24
5 The Oceanides, op. 73
Jean Sibelius 8:38
6 Finlandia, op. 26
Jean Sibelius 7:26
7 Tapiola, op. 112
Jean Sibelius 14:52

Credits

CD 1

balance engineer:
Brian Culverhouse (classical producer and engineer, active from 1960s) (1986-05) (tracks 4–7)
Brian Culverhouse (classical producer and engineer, active from 1960s) (1986-12) (tracks 1–3)
composer:
Jean Sibelius (1915 – 1919) (tracks 1–3)
Jean Sibelius (1923) (tracks 4–7)
conductor:
Paavo Berglund (1986-05) (tracks 4–7)
Paavo Berglund (1986-12) (tracks 1–3)
orchestra:
Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra (1986-05) (tracks 4–7)
Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra (1986-12) (tracks 1–3)
producer:
Brian Culverhouse (classical producer and engineer, active from 1960s) (tracks 1–7)
recorded at:
Kulttuuritalo (Alppila) in Helsinki, Uusimaa, Finland (1986-05) (tracks 4–7)
Kulttuuritalo (Alppila) in Helsinki, Uusimaa, Finland (1986-12) (tracks 1–3)
part of:
recording of:

CD 2

premiered in:
Helsinki, Uusimaa, Finland (1900-07-02) (track 6)
balance engineer:
Brian Culverhouse (classical producer and engineer, active from 1960s) (1984-02) (tracks 1–4)
Brian Culverhouse (classical producer and engineer, active from 1960s) (1986-05) (tracks 5–6)
Brian Culverhouse (classical producer and engineer, active from 1960s) (1987-08) (track 7)
composer:
Jean Sibelius (– 1926-08) (track 7)
Jean Sibelius (1899) (track 6)
Jean Sibelius (1914) (tracks 5, 5)
Jean Sibelius (1914 – 1924-03-02) (tracks 1–4)
conductor:
Paavo Berglund (1984-02) (tracks 1–4)
Paavo Berglund (1986-05) (tracks 5–6)
Paavo Berglund (1987-08) (track 7)
orchestra:
Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra (1984-02) (tracks 1–4)
Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra (1986-05) (tracks 5–6)
Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra (1987-08) (track 7)
producer:
Brian Culverhouse (classical producer and engineer, active from 1960s) (tracks 1–7)
revised by:
Jean Sibelius (1900) (track 6)
was commissioned by:
Walter Damrosch (track 7)
premiered at:
Concert at Norfolk Festival (1914-06-04) (track 5)
Konsertti (1900-07-02) (track 6)
[concert] (1924-03-24) (tracks 1–4)
[concert] (1926-12-16) (track 7)
publisher:
Edition Wilhelm Hansen (tracks 1–4)
Breitkopf & Härtel (1905) (track 6)
Breitkopf & Härtel (1926) (track 7)
composed at:
Ainola in Järvenpää, Uusimaa, Finland (1914 – 1924-03-02) (tracks 1–4)
premiered at:
Sibeliustalo in Lahti, Päijät-Häme, Finland (2002-10-24) (track 5)
recorded at:
All Saints' Church (Tooting, London) in London, England, United Kingdom (1984-02) (tracks 1–4)
Kulttuuritalo (Alppila) in Helsinki, Uusimaa, Finland (1986-05) (tracks 5–6)
Kulttuuritalo (Alppila) in Helsinki, Uusimaa, Finland (1987-08) (track 7)
part of:
Works of Jean Sibelius by opus number (number: op. 26) (track 6)
Works of Jean Sibelius by opus number (number: op. 73) (track 5)
Works of Jean Sibelius by opus number (number: op. 105) (tracks 1–4)
Works of Jean Sibelius by opus number (number: op. 112) (track 7)
arrangements:
Finlandia (Nightwish’s version) (track 6)
Finlandia, op. 26 (for organ, Fricker) (track 6)
Finlandia, op. 26 (for piano) (track 6)
Finlandia, op. 26 (catch-all for arrangements) (track 6)
Finlandia-hymni, op. 26 (for mixed choir, arr. Jorma Panula) (track 6)
Finlandia-hymni, op. 26 (for mixed choir in A-flat major, arr. Jean Sibelius) (track 6)
Finlandia-hymni, op. 26 (for male choir) (track 6)
Finlandia-hymni, op. 26 (for mixed choir in F major, arr. Jean Sibelius) (track 6)
Hymne de Finlandia, op. 26 no. 1 (for guitar, transcr. Unger) (track 6)
has revision:
Aallottaret, op. 73 (The Oceanides) (track 5)
is the basis for:
Be Still My Soul (track 6)
Gweddi Dros Gymru ("Dros Gymru'n gwlad, o Dad dyrchafwn gri" (Finlandia)) (track 6)
Vegli al mattino (track 6)
We Rest on Thee (track 6)
partial recording of:
Sinfonia nro 7 C-duuri, op. 105 (1984-02) (tracks 1–4)
recording of:
The Oceanides, op. 73 (1914 Yale version) (track 5)
Aallottaret, op. 73 (The Oceanides) (1986-05) (track 5)
Finlandia, op. 26 (for orchestra) (1986-05) (track 6)
Tapiola, op. 112 (1987-08) (track 7)
referred to in medleys:
revision of:
The Oceanides, op. 73 (1914 Yale version) (track 5)
version of:

Release

part of: Gemini (EMI Classics)
ASIN: UK: B000B668Y0 [info]