Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Finlandia, op. 26
Jean Sibelius 9:30
2 Symphony no. 2 in D major, op. 43: I. Allegretto
Jean Sibelius 9:35
3 Symphony no. 2 in D major, op. 43: II. Tempo andante, ma rubato
Jean Sibelius 15:41
4 Symphony no. 2 in D major, op. 43: III. Vivacissimo
Jean Sibelius 6:34
5 Symphony no. 2 in D major, op. 43: IV. Finale. Allegro moderato
Jean Sibelius 15:26
6 Valse Triste, op. 44
Jean Sibelius 6:17
7 The Swan of Tuonela, op. 22 no. 3
Jean Sibelius 7:42

Credits

CD 1

premiered in:
Helsinki, Uusimaa, Finland (1900-07-02) (track 1)
English horn:
Gerhard Stempnik (1965-09-18 – 1965-09-21) (track 7)
balance engineer:
Günter Hermanns (producer/engineer) (1964-10-28) (track 1)
Günter Hermanns (producer/engineer) (1965-09-18 – 1965-09-21) (track 7)
Günter Hermanns (producer/engineer) (1967-01-30) (track 6)
Klaus Scheibe (editor/engineer) (1970-02) (tracks 2–5)
composer:
Jean Sibelius (1895) (track 7)
Jean Sibelius (1899) (track 1)
Jean Sibelius (1900 – 1902) (tracks 2–5)
Jean Sibelius (1903) (track 6)
conductor:
Herbert von Karajan (1964-10-28) (track 1)
Herbert von Karajan (1965-09-18 – 1965-09-21) (track 7)
Herbert von Karajan (1967-01-30) (track 6)
Okko Kamu (1970-02) (tracks 2–5)
executive producer:
Otto Gerdes (track 1)
Volker Martin (tracks 2–5)
Wolfgang Werner (tracks 2–5)
orchestra:
Berliner Philharmoniker (1964-10-28) (track 1)
Berliner Philharmoniker (1965-08-19 – 1965-09-21) (track 7)
Berliner Philharmoniker (1967-01-30) (track 6)
Berliner Philharmoniker (1970-02) (tracks 2–5)
producer:
Otto Gerdes (track 6)
Manfred Richter (Producer for Deutsche Grammophon) (tracks 2–5)
Hans Weber (producer/engineer) (tracks 1, 6)
Otto Ernst Wohlert (tracks 1, 7)
revised by:
Jean Sibelius (1900) (track 1)
Jean Sibelius (1904) (track 6)
premiered at:
Konsertti (1904-04-25) (track 6)
Konsertti (1900-07-02) (track 1)
phonographic copyright by:
Polydor International GmbH (not for release label use!) (1965) (track 1)
Polydor International GmbH (not for release label use!) (1966) (track 7)
Polydor International GmbH (not for release label use!) (1967) (track 6)
Polydor International GmbH (not for release label use!) (1970) (tracks 2–5)
publisher:
Breitkopf & Härtel (tracks 2–5)
Breitkopf & Härtel (1905) (track 1)
premiered at:
Svenska Teatern in Helsinki, Uusimaa, Finland (1904-04-25) (track 6)
recorded at:
Jesus‐Christus‐Kirche (Dahlem) in Berlin, Germany (1964-10-28) (track 1)
Jesus‐Christus‐Kirche (Dahlem) in Berlin, Germany (1965-09-18 – 1965-09-21) (track 7)
Jesus‐Christus‐Kirche (Dahlem) in Berlin, Germany (1967-01-30) (track 6)
Jesus‐Christus‐Kirche (Dahlem) in Berlin, Germany (1970-02) (tracks 2–5)
part of:
Works of Jean Sibelius by opus number (number: op. 26) (track 1)
arrangements:
Finlandia (Nightwish’s version) (track 1)
Finlandia, op. 26 (for organ, Fricker) (track 1)
Finlandia, op. 26 (for piano) (track 1)
Finlandia, op. 26 (catch-all for arrangements) (track 1)
Finlandia-hymni, op. 26 (for male choir) (track 1)
Finlandia-hymni, op. 26 (for mixed choir, arr. Jorma Panula) (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 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 6)
Valse triste, op. 44 no. 1 (for cello and piano, arr. Hermann) (track 6)
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 6)
Vegli al mattino (track 1)
We Rest on Thee (track 1)
part of:
2 Pieces from Kuolema, op. 44 (part of collection) (track 6)
recording of:
Finlandia, op. 26 (for orchestra) (1964-10-28) (track 1)
Lemminkäis-sarja (Neljä legendaa), op. 22: II. Tuonelan joutsen (The Swan of Tuonela) (1965-09-18 – 1965-09-21) (track 7)
Valse triste, op. 44 no. 1 (for orchestra) (1967-01-30) (track 6)
referred to in medleys:
revision of:
version of:

Release

part of: Virtuoso (Deutsche Grammophon/Decca Classics)
ASIN: US: B005JS7VSC [info]