Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Rating Length
1 Pelleas et Melisande, op. 46: At the Castle Gate
2:44
2 Kylikki - Three Lyric pieces for Piano, op. 41
3:18
3 The Oceanides
10:21
4 Andante Festivo
4:29
5 Six Songs, op. 36: No. 4: Reed, Reed, Rustle
2:31
6 Valse triste, op. 44 no. 1
4:42
7 Symphony no. 5 in E-flat, op. 82: III Allegro molto
9:30
8 Romance, op. 42
4:52
9 Pohjola's Daughter, op. 49
14:00
10 Finlandia
8:12
CD 2
# Title Rating Length
1 Karelia Suite, op. 11:I. Intermezzo
3:54
2 Karelia Suite, op. 11:III. Alla marcia
4:32
3 Violin Concerto in D minor, op. 47: II. Adagio di molto
7:58
4 En saga, op. 9
17:32
5 7 Songs, op. 17: No. 6. To Evening
1:34
6 The Tempest, Suite no. 2, op. 109: No. 3. Dance of the Nymphs
1:58
7 Symphony no. 1 in E minor, op. 39: III. Scherzo: Allegro
5:12
8 Lemminkainen Suite, op. 22: II. The Swan of Tuonela
9:12
9 5 Pieces, op. 85 "Flowers": No. 2. Carnation
1:37
10 Symphony no. 2 in D major, op. 43: IV. Finale
13:30

Credits

CD 1

premiered in:
Helsinki, Uusimaa, Finland (1900-07-02) (track 10)
Turku, Varsinais-Suomi, Finland (1904-03-26) (track 8)
Helsinki, Uusimaa, Finland (1939-01-01) (track 4)
piano:
Håvard Gimse (track 2)
Jouni Somero (track 5)
composer:
Jean Sibelius (1899) (track 10)
Jean Sibelius (1900) (track 5)
Jean Sibelius (1903) (track 6)
Jean Sibelius (1904) (tracks 2, 8)
Jean Sibelius (1905) (track 1)
Jean Sibelius (1906) (track 9)
Jean Sibelius (1914) (track 3)
Jean Sibelius (1915 – 1919) (track 7)
Jean Sibelius (1938) (track 4)
conductor:
Patrick Gallois (track 1)
Adrian Leaper (1989-04) (tracks 4, 8)
Adrian Leaper (1990-09-21 – 1990-09-24) (track 7)
Jorma Panula (1995-09-06 – 1995-09-08) (tracks 6, 10)
Petri Sakari (2000-06-19 – 2000-06-23) (tracks 3, 9)
dedicated to:
Robert Kajanus (track 9)
engineer:
Matti Heinonen (tracks 6, 10)
lyricist:
Gustaf Fröding (track 5)
orchestra:
Capella Istropolitana (1989-04) (tracks 4, 8)
Slovenská filharmónia (Slovak Philharmonic, Bratislava) (1990-09-21 – 1990-09-24) (track 7)
Turku Philharmonic Orchestra (1995-09-06 – 1995-09-08) (tracks 6, 10)
Sinfóníuhljómsveit Íslands (2000-06-19 – 2000-06-23) (tracks 3, 9)
producer:
Günter Appenheimer (producer/engineer) (tracks 4, 8)
Michael Ponder (tracks 6, 10)
Martin Sauer (engineer/producer) (track 7)
revised by:
Jean Sibelius (1900) (track 10)
Jean Sibelius (1904) (track 6)
tenor vocals:
Hannu Jurmu (track 5)
premiered at:
Concert at Norfolk Festival (1914-06-04) (track 3)
Konsertti (1904-04-25) (track 6)
Konsertti (1900-07-02) (track 10)
[concert] (1906-12-29) (track 9)
[concert] (1904-03-26) (track 8)
publisher:
Breitkopf & Härtel (1905) (track 10)
Breitkopf & Härtel (1906) (track 5)
Schlesinger (1906) (track 9)
Breitkopf & Härtel (1909) (track 8)
premiered at:
Svenska Teatern in Helsinki, Uusimaa, Finland (1904-04-25) (track 6)
recorded at:
Moyzesova sieň in Bratislava, Bratislavský kraj, Slovakia (1989-04) (tracks 4, 8)
Turun konserttitalo in Turku, Varsinais-Suomi, Finland (1995-09-06 – 1995-09-08) (tracks 6, 10)
part of:
Works of Jean Sibelius by opus number (number: op. 26) (track 10)
Sibelius-Werkverzeichnis (number: JS 34b) (track 4)
Works of Jean Sibelius by opus number (number: op. 42) (track 8)
Works of Jean Sibelius by opus number (number: op. 49) (track 9)
Works of Jean Sibelius by opus number (number: op. 73) (track 3)
arrangements:
Andante festivo, JS 34a (string quartet) (track 4)
Finlandia (Nightwish’s version) (track 10)
Finlandia, op. 26 (for piano) (track 10)
Finlandia, op. 26 (catch-all for arrangements) (track 10)
Finlandia, op. 26 (for organ, Fricker) (track 10)
Finlandia-hymni, op. 26 (for mixed choir in A-flat major, arr. Jean Sibelius) (track 10)
Finlandia-hymni, op. 26 (for male choir) (track 10)
Finlandia-hymni, op. 26 (for mixed choir in F major, arr. Jean Sibelius) (track 10)
Finlandia-hymni, op. 26 (for mixed choir, arr. Jorma Panula) (track 10)
Hymne de Finlandia, op. 26 no. 1 (for guitar, transcr. Unger) (track 10)
Romance in C major, op. 42 (catch-all for arrangements) (track 8)
Säv, säv, susa, op. 36 no. 4 (for voice and orchestra, unspecified arranger) (track 5)
Säv, säv, susa, op. 36 no. 4 (for voice and orchestra, arr. Hellman) (track 5)
Säv, säv, susa, op. 36 no. 4 (for voice, harp and organ, arr. [unknown]) (track 5)
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 10)
Gweddi Dros Gymru ("Dros Gymru'n gwlad, o Dad dyrchafwn gri" (Finlandia)) (track 10)
Kuolema, op. 44: I. Valse triste (for piano) (track 6)
Vegli al mattino (track 10)
We Rest on Thee (track 10)
part of:
2 Pieces from Kuolema, op. 44 (part of collection) (track 6)
Pelléas et Mélisande, op. 46 (for orchestra) (track 1)
Kyllikki, op. 41 (for piano) (movement) (track 2)
6 Songs, op. 36 (for voice and piano) (part of collection) (track 5)
recording of:
Säv, säv, susa, op. 36 no. 4 (for voice and piano) (track 5)
Andante festivo, JS 34b (string orchestra and timpani) (1989-04) (track 4)
Romance in C major, op. 42 (for string orchestra) (1989-04) (track 8)
Symphony no. 5 in E-flat major, op. 82: III. Allegro molto (1990-09-21 – 1990-09-24) (track 7)
Finlandia, op. 26 (for orchestra) (1995-09-06 – 1995-09-08) (track 10)
Valse triste, op. 44 no. 1 (for orchestra) (1995-09-06 – 1995-09-08) (track 6)
Aallottaret, op. 73 (The Oceanides) (2000-06-19 – 2000-06-23) (track 3)
Pohjolan tytär, op. 49 (2000-06-19 – 2000-06-23) (track 9)
referred to in medleys:
revision of:
Andantino in E-flat minor, JS 42 (for voice and piano) (track 5)
The Oceanides, op. 73 (1914 Yale version) (track 3)
version of:

CD 2

violin:
강동석 (1989-09-18 – 1989-09-21) (track 3)
cello:
Richard Tchaikovsky (cellist) (1997-05-28 – 1997-11-25) (track 8)
English horn:
Daði Kolbeinsson (1997-05-28 – 1997-11-25) (track 8)
piano:
Risto Lauriala (track 9)
Jouni Somero (track 5)
composer:
Jean Sibelius (1891) (track 5)
Jean Sibelius (1892) (track 4)
Jean Sibelius (1893) (tracks 1–2)
Jean Sibelius (1895) (track 8)
Jean Sibelius (1898 – 1900) (track 7)
Jean Sibelius (1900 – 1902) (track 10)
Jean Sibelius (1903 – 1905) (track 3)
Jean Sibelius (1927) (track 6)
conductor:
Adrian Leaper (1989-09-18 – 1989-09-21) (track 3)
Adrian Leaper (1989-10) (track 10)
Adrian Leaper (1989-10-30 – 1989-10-31) (track 4)
Adrian Leaper (1989-11-14 – 1989-11-17) (track 7)
Petri Sakari (1997-05-28 – 1997-11-25) (tracks 1–2, 8)
Petri Sakari (2000-02-11 – 2000-03-25) (track 6)
lyricist:
orchestra:
Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra (Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra) (track 7)
Symfonický orchester Slovenského rozhlasu (Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra) (1989-09-18 – 1989-09-21) (track 3)
Slovenská filharmónia (Slovak Philharmonic, Bratislava) (1989-10) (track 10)
Slovenská filharmónia (Slovak Philharmonic, Bratislava) (1989-10-30 – 1989-10-31) (track 4)
Slovenská filharmónia (Slovak Philharmonic, Bratislava) (1989-11-14 – 1989-11-17) (track 7)
Sinfóníuhljómsveit Íslands (1997-05-28 – 1997-11-25) (tracks 1–2, 8)
Sinfóníuhljómsveit Íslands (2000-02-11 – 2000-03-25) (track 6)
producer:
Günter Appenheimer (producer/engineer) (tracks 3–4, 10)
Martin Sauer (engineer/producer) (track 7)
revised by:
Jean Sibelius (1902) (track 4)
tenor vocals:
Hannu Jurmu (track 5)
premiered at:
publisher:
Breitkopf & Härtel (tracks 5, 10)
premiered at:
recorded at:
Concert Hall of the Czecho-Slovak Radio in Praha, Czech Republic (1989-09-18 – 1989-09-21) (track 3)
part of:
Works of Jean Sibelius by opus number (number: op. 9) (track 4)
arrangements:
Illalle, op. 17 no. 6 (for voice and orchestra, arr. Jalas) (track 5)
Illalle, op. 17 no. 6 (catch-all for arrangements) (track 5)
Karelia-sarja, op. 11: I. Intermezzo (catch-all for arrangements) (track 1)
Karelia-sarja, op. 11: III. Alla marcia (catch-all for arrangements) (track 2)
Til kvällen, op. 17 no. 6 (for voice and orchestra, arr. Jalas) (translated) (track 5)
Til kvällen, op. 17 no. 6 (catch-all for arrangements) (translated) (track 5)
Violin Concerto in D minor, op. 47: II. Adagio di molto (transcribed for violin and piano) (track 3)
is the basis for:
Karelia Suite, op. 11: I. Intermezzo (for piano) (track 1)
Karelia Suite, op. 11: III. Alla Marcia (for piano, arr. Otto Taubman) (track 2)
part of:
Violin Concerto in D minor, op. 47 (movement) (track 3)
Karelia-sarja, op. 11 (tracks 1–2)
Stormen, Suite no. 2, op. 109 no. 3 (The Tempest, Suite No. 2) (track 6)
7 Songs, op. 17 (for voice and piano) (part of collection) (track 5)
recording of:
Illalle, op. 17 no. 6 (for voice and piano) (track 5)
Violin Concerto in D minor, op. 47: II. Adagio di molto (1989-09-18 – 1989-09-21) (track 3)
En saga, op. 9 (1989-10-30 – 1989-10-31) (track 4)
Symphony no. 1 in E minor, op. 39: III. Scherzo. Allegro (1989-11-14 – 1989-11-17) (track 7)
Karelia-sarja, op. 11: I. Intermezzo (for orchestra) (1997-05-28 – 1997-11-25) (track 1)
Karelia-sarja, op. 11: III. Alla marcia (for orchestra) (1997-05-28 – 1997-11-25) (track 2)
Lemminkäis-sarja (Neljä legendaa), op. 22: II. Tuonelan joutsen (The Swan of Tuonela) (1997-05-28 – 1997-11-25) (track 8)
Stormen Suite no. 2, op. 109 no. 3: III. Tanz der Nymphen (The Tempest, Suite No. 2: III. Dance of the Nymphs) (2000-02-11 – 2000-03-25) (track 6)
referred to in medleys:
revision of:
En Saga, op. 9 (original 1892 version) (track 4)

Release

ASIN: UK: B000I2IURA [info]