Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Finlandia, op. 26
Jean Sibelius 7:38
2 The Swan of Tuonela (of Lemminkäinen Legends), op. 22
Jean Sibelius 9:33
3 En Saga, op. 9
Jean Sibelius 17:34
4 Valse Triste, op. 44 no. 1
Jean Sibelius 4:33
5 Concerto for Violin and Orchestra in D minor, op. 47: I. Allegro moderato
Jean Sibelius 16:45
6 Concerto for Violin and Orchestra in D minor, op. 47: II. Adagio di molto
Jean Sibelius 8:51
7 Concerto for Violin and Orchestra in D minor, op. 47: III. Allegro, ma non tanto
Jean Sibelius 7:35

Credits

CD 1

premiered in:
Helsinki, Uusimaa, Finland (1900-07-02) (track 1)
violin:
Cho-Liang Lin (1987-11) (tracks 5–7)
composer:
Jean Sibelius (1892) (track 3)
Jean Sibelius (1895) (track 2)
Jean Sibelius (1899) (track 1)
Jean Sibelius (1903) (track 4)
Jean Sibelius (1903 – 1905) (tracks 5–7)
conductor:
Esa‐Pekka Salonen (1987-11) (tracks 5–7)
Esa‐Pekka Salonen (1990-09) (tracks 1, 4)
Esa‐Pekka Salonen (1991-04-22 – 1991-04-23) (tracks 2–3)
engineer:
Christian Constantinov (tracks 2–3)
orchestra:
Philharmonia Orchestra (London orchestra, known as New Philharmonia Orchestra from 1964-1976) (1987-11) (tracks 5–7)
Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra (1990-09) (tracks 1, 4)
Los Angeles Philharmonic (1991-04-22 – 1991-04-23) (tracks 2–3)
producer:
Steven Epstein (classical music producer) (tracks 5–7)
David Mottley (producer) (tracks 2–3)
recording engineer:
Tim Geelan (1987-11) (tracks 5–7)
revised by:
Jean Sibelius (1900) (track 1)
Jean Sibelius (1902) (track 3)
Jean Sibelius (1904) (track 4)
solo cello [Solo Violoncello]:
Ronald Leonard (1991-04-22 – 1991-04-23) (track 2)
solo English horn [Solo Cor Anglais]:
Carolyn Hove (1991-04-22 – 1991-04-23) (track 2)
premiered at:
Konsertti (1904-04-25) (track 4)
Konsertti (1900-07-02) (track 1)
phonographic copyright by:
Sony Music Entertainment Inc. (not for release label use! company owned by Sony Corporation of America from 1991–2004; operated worldwide except in JP) (1992) (tracks 2–3)
publisher:
Breitkopf & Härtel (1905) (track 1)
premiered at:
Svenska Teatern in Helsinki, Uusimaa, Finland (1904-04-25) (track 4)
recorded at:
Berwaldhallen in Stockholm, Stockholm, Sweden (1990-09) (tracks 1, 4)
Royce Hall in Los Angeles, California, United States (1991-04-22 – 1991-04-23) (track 2)
part of:
Works of Jean Sibelius by opus number (number: op. 9) (track 3)
Works of Jean Sibelius by opus number (number: op. 26) (track 1)
arrangements:
Finlandia (Nightwish’s version) (track 1)
Finlandia, op. 26 (for piano) (track 1)
Finlandia, op. 26 (catch-all for arrangements) (track 1)
Finlandia, op. 26 (for organ, Fricker) (track 1)
Finlandia-hymni, op. 26 (for mixed choir in A-flat major, arr. Jean Sibelius) (track 1)
Finlandia-hymni, op. 26 (for mixed choir, arr. Jorma Panula) (track 1)
Finlandia-hymni, op. 26 (for male choir) (track 1)
Finlandia-hymni, op. 26 (for mixed choir in F major, arr. Jean Sibelius) (track 1)
Hymne de Finlandia, op. 26 no. 1 (for guitar, transcr. Unger) (track 1)
Valse Triste, op. 44 no. 1 (catch-all for arrangements) (track 4)
Valse triste, op. 44 no. 1 (for cello and piano, arr. Hermann) (track 4)
Violin Concerto in D minor, op. 47: I. Allegro moderato (transcribed for violin and piano) (track 5)
Violin Concerto in D minor, op. 47: II. Adagio di molto (transcribed for violin and piano) (track 6)
Violin Concerto in D minor, op. 47: III. Allegro, ma non tanto (transcribed for violin and piano) (track 7)
is the basis for:
Be Still My Soul (track 1)
Gweddi Dros Gymru ("Dros Gymru'n gwlad, o Dad dyrchafwn gri" (Finlandia)) (track 1)
Kuolema, op. 44: I. Valse triste (for piano) (track 4)
Vegli al mattino (track 1)
We Rest on Thee (track 1)
part of:
2 Pieces from Kuolema, op. 44 (part of collection) (track 4)
Violin Concerto in D minor, op. 47 (movement) (tracks 5–7)
recording of:
Finlandia, op. 26 (for orchestra) (1990-09) (track 1)
Valse triste, op. 44 no. 1 (for orchestra) (1990-09) (track 4)
En saga, op. 9 (1991-04-22 – 1991-04-23) (track 3)
Lemminkäis-sarja (Neljä legendaa), op. 22: II. Tuonelan joutsen (The Swan of Tuonela) (1991-04-22 – 1991-04-23) (track 2)
referred to in medleys:
revision of:
En Saga, op. 9 (original 1892 version) (track 3)
version of: