Tracklist

CD 1: Danska Favoriter
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Dimman lättar
Carl Nielsen 3:45
2 I Danmark är jag född
Poul Schierbeck 4 6:03
3 Förspel till "Det var en gång"
Peter Erasmus Lange-Müller 3:57
4 Ur Elverhøj: I. Menuetto
Friedrich Kuhlau 4:28
5 Ur Elverhøj: II. Oas de huit
Friedrich Kuhlau 3:15
6 Ur Elverhøj: III. Jägarkör
Friedrich Kuhlau 0:52
7 Ur Elverhøj: IV. Slutkör
Friedrich Kuhlau 1:18
8 Förspel till "Den lilla flickan med svavelstickorna"
August Enna 6:39
9 Fantasi Drömbilder
Hans Christian Lumbye 8:48
10 Tuppdans ur Maskerad
Carl Nielsen 4:58
11 Livsglädjens dans
Fini Henriques 3:22
12 Tango Jalousie
Jacob Gade 4:17
13 Rokokomenuett
Christian Danning 2:45
14 Brudvalsen
Niels Gade 4:00
15 Columbine Polka Mazurka
Hans Christian Lumbye 3:49
16 Champagnegalopp
Hans Christian Lumbye 2:15
CD 2: Finska Favoritter
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Finlandia, Op. 26
Jean Sibelius 8:20
2 Elegy för stråkar, Op. 62 No. 1
Leevi Madetoja 3 5:08
3 Romance, Op 12
Oskar Merikanto 4:40
4 Valse lente (arr. orchestra Jorma Panula)
Oskar Merikanto 3:00
5 Valse Triste, Op. 44 No. 1
Jean Sibelius 4:41
6 Bröllopsvals för Axel och Elina
Heikki Aaltoila 3:21
7 Preludium in G flat major, Op. 7
Heino Kaski 3:48
8 Spelmännen, Op. 1: I. "Närböläisten braa speli"
Einojuhani Rautavaara 1:56
9 Spelmännen, Op. 1: II. "Kospin Jonas"
Einojuhani Rautavaara 1:53
10 Spelmännen, Op. 1: III. "Klockar Samuel Dikström"
Einojuhani Rautavaara 1:14
11 Spelmännen, Op. 1: IV. "Pirun polska"
Einojuhani Rautavaara 1:42
12 Spelmännen, Op. 1: V. "Hypyt"
Einojuhani Rautavaara 1:06
13 Bröllopsmarsch, Op. 3. No. 2
Toivo Kuula 4:02
14 Festmarsch, Op. 3b No. 2
Erkki Melartin 1 4:46
15 Sunrise Serenade, Op. 63
Aulis Sallinen 6:45
16 Förspel för orkester
Armas Järnefelt 2:48
17 Berceuse
Armas Järnefelt 3:07
18 Nocturne ur Havsbilder
Uuno Klami 2:59
19 Finsk bön
Taneli Kuusisto 2:45
CD 3: Norska Favoritter
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Peer Gynt Suite, op. 46: Morgonstämning
Edvard Grieg 4:02
2 Peer Gynt Suite, op. 46: I Bergakungens sal
Edvard Grieg 2:42
3 6 Pieces for Pianoforte, op. 32: Frühlingsrauschen
Christian Sinding 2:39
4 Fantasy Pieces, op. 45: Sommarvisar
Agathe Backer Grøndahl 2:26
5 Bröllopet på Dovre
Johan Severin Svendsen 5:35
6 Norsk konstnärskarneval, op. 14
Johan Severin Svendsen 6:47
7 Valdresmarsch
Johannes Hanssen 3:48
8 Bojarernas intåg
Johan Halvorsen 4:34
9 Sorgmarsch, op. 41
Ole Olsen 4:11
10 Maria Stuart: Purpose
Rikard Nordraak 3:44
11 Maria Stuart: Valse Caprice
Rikard Nordraak 2:31
12 Det ljusnar i skogen, op. 15
Sigurd Islandsmoen 4:31
13 Liti Kersti Suite: Bjørgulf spelman
Arne Eggen 4:36
14 Festpolonäs, op. 12
Johan Severin Svendsen 8:04
15 Norsk dans no. 2, op. 35
Edvard Grieg 2:28
16 Two Elegiac Melodies, op. 34: No. 2. Våren
Edvard Grieg 5:25
CD 4: Svenska Favoritter
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Svenskt festspel
August Söderman 6:34
2 Mellanspel ur Sången, Op. 44
Wilhelm Stenhammar 5:53
3 Pastoralsvit, Op. 19, Uvertyr
Lars‐Erik Larsson 4:34
4 Pastoralsvit, Op. 19, Romans
Lars‐Erik Larsson 4:28
5 Pastoralsvit, Op. 19, Scherzo
Lars‐Erik Larsson 3:29
6 Epilog ur En vintersaga, Op. 18
Lars‐Erik Larsson 3:36
7 Frösöblomster, Intåg i sommarhagen
Wilhelm Peterson‐Berger 4:45
8 Frösöblomster, Sommarsång
Wilhelm Peterson‐Berger 2:16
9 Frösöblomster, Gratulation
Wilhelm Peterson‐Berger 3:37
10 Frösöblomster, Vid Frösö kyrka
Wilhelm Peterson‐Berger 3:25
11 Polka från Roslagen ur Den förlorade sonen ("Roslagsvår")
Hugo Alfvén 2:13
12 Marcia ur Serenad för stråkorkester, Op. 11
Dag Wirén 4:38
13 Elegi ur Gustaf II Adolf-svit
Hugo Alfvén 5:21
14 Midsommarvaka (Svensk rapsodi, No. 1, Op. 19)
Hugo Alfvén 13:29

Credits

CD 1: Danska Favoriter

premiered in:
Copenhagen, Capital Region of Denmark, Denmark (1925-09-14) (track 12)
composer:
Christian Danning (track 13)
August Enna (track 8)
Niels Wilhelm Gade (Danish composer) (track 14)
Fini Henriques (track 11)
Friedrich Kuhlau (tracks 4–7)
Poul Schierbeck (track 2)
Hans Christian Lumbye (1845) (track 16)
Hans Christian Lumbye (1862) (track 15)
Carl Nielsen (Danish composer) (1905 – 1906) (track 10)
Carl Nielsen (Danish composer) (1921) (track 1)
Jacob Gade (1925) (track 12)
conductor:
Frans Rasmussen (tracks 1–16)
librettist:
Vilhelm Andersen (track 10)
orchestra:
arrangements:
Jalousie “Tango Tzigane” (catch-all for arrangements) (track 12)
later versions:
Jalousie (English version, lyrics by Vera Bloom) (track 12)
Jalousie (French version, lyrics by Mauprey and Larue) (track 12)
Jealousy (English version, lyrics by Winifred May) (track 12)
Mustasukkaisuutta (track 12)
orchestrations:
Jalousie “Tango Tzigane” (orchestrated by Brohn) (track 12)
part of:
Et Folkesagn (track 14)
recording of:
Champagne Galop, op. 14 (1995-08-14 – 1995-08-16) (track 16)
Columbine Polka Mazurka (1995-08-14 – 1995-08-16) (track 15)
Den lille havfrue: Livsglædens dans (1995-08-14 – 1995-08-16) (track 11)
Den lille pige med svovlstikkerne: Forspil (1995-08-14 – 1995-08-16) (track 8)
Det var engang: Forspil (1995-08-14 – 1995-08-16) (track 3)
Drømmebilleder, fantasi (1995-08-14 – 1995-08-16) (track 9)
Elverhøj: Jægerkor (1995-08-14 – 1995-08-16) (track 6)
Elverhøj: Menuetto (1995-08-14 – 1995-08-16) (track 4)
Elverhøj: Pas de huit (1995-08-14 – 1995-08-16) (track 5)
Elverhøj: Slutningskor (1995-08-14 – 1995-08-16) (track 7)
Et folkesagn: Brudevalsen (1995-08-14 – 1995-08-16) (track 14)
I Danmark er jeg født (1995-08-14 – 1995-08-16) (track 2)
Jalousie “Tango Tzigane” (original instrumental version) (1995-08-14 – 1995-08-16) (track 12)
Maskarade, FS 39: Act III Hanedans (1995-08-14 – 1995-08-16) (track 10)
Moderen, op. 41, FS 94: Taagen Letter (The Fog is Lifting) (1995-08-14 – 1995-08-16) (track 1)
Rococo Menuet (1995-08-14 – 1995-08-16) (track 13)

CD 2: Finska Favoritter

premiered in:
Helsinki, Uusimaa, Finland (1900-07-02) (track 1)
violin:
Maarit Kirvessalo (1995-09-06 – 1995-09-08) (track 17)
trumpet:
Reino Kotaviita (1995-09-06 – 1995-09-08) (track 19)
arranger:
Jorma Panula (track 4)
composer:
Heino Kaski (track 7)
Leevi Madetoja (track 2)
Erkki Melartin (track 14)
Oskar Merikanto (track 4)
Heikki Aaltoila (track 6)
Oskar Merikanto (1891) (track 3)
Jean Sibelius (1899) (track 1)
Armas Järnefelt (1900) (track 16)
Jean Sibelius (1903) (track 5)
Armas Järnefelt (1904) (track 17)
Toivo Kuula (1908) (track 13)
Uuno Klami (1931) (track 18)
Taneli Kuusisto (1939) (track 19)
Einojuhani Rautavaara (1952) (tracks 8–12)
Aulis Sallinen (1989) (track 15)
conductor:
Jorma Panula (1995-09-06 – 1995-09-08) (tracks 1–14, 16–17, 19)
Okko Kamu (1995-12-19 – 1995-12-22) (track 15)
Jorma Panula (1996-11-28 – 1996-12-04) (track 18)
dedicated to:
Sigrid Lindberg (track 17)
engineer:
Matti Heinonen (tracks 1–19)
lyricist:
Heikki Aaltoila (track 6)
Uuno Kailas (1931) (track 19)
orchestra:
Turun kaupunginorkesteri (1995-09-06 – 1995-09-08) (tracks 1–14, 16–17, 19)
Suomalainen Kamariorkesteri (1995-12-19 – 1995-12-22) (track 15)
Turun filharmoninen orkesteri (1996-11-28 – 1996-12-04) (track 18)
orchestrator:
Einojuhani Rautavaara (1972) (tracks 8–12)
producer:
Michael Ponder (tracks 1–19)
revised by:
Jean Sibelius (1900) (track 1)
Jean Sibelius (1904) (track 5)
solo violin:
Maarit Kirvessalo (track 17)
premiered at:
Konsertti (1900-07-02) (track 1)
Konsertti (1904-04-25) (track 5)
[concert] (1989-10-12) (track 15)
publisher:
Novello & Co. Ltd. (track 15)
Breitkopf & Härtel (1905) (tracks 1, 17)
premiered at:
Svenska Teatern in Helsinki, Uusimaa, Finland (1904-04-25) (track 5)
Messuhalli in Helsinki, Uusimaa, Finland (1939-11-25) (track 19)
recorded at:
Turun konserttitalo in Turku, Varsinais-Suomi, Finland (1995-09-06 – 1995-09-08) (tracks 1–14, 16–17, 19)
Turun konserttitalo in Turku, Varsinais-Suomi, Finland (1996-11-28 – 1996-12-04) (track 18)
part of:
Virsikirja (1986) (number: 584) (track 19)
Works of Jean Sibelius by opus number (number: op. 26) (track 1)
Works of Aulis Sallinen by opus number (number: op. 63) (track 15)
arrangement of:
Häämarssi, op. 3b no. 2 (for piano) (track 13)
Romanssi, op. 12 (for piano) (track 3)
Valse Lente, op. 33 (for piano) (track 4)
arrangements:
Berceuse (Kehtolaulu) (catch-all for arrangements) (track 17)
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 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 mixed choir in F major, arr. Jean Sibelius) (track 1)
Hymne de Finlandia, op. 26 no. 1 (for guitar, transcr. Unger) (track 1)
Kehtolaulu (for big band, Halkosalmi) (track 17)
Kehtolaulu (track 17)
Valse Triste, op. 44 no. 1 (catch-all for arrangements) (track 5)
Valse triste, op. 44 no. 1 (for cello and piano, arr. Hermann) (track 5)
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 5)
Vegli al mattino (track 1)
We Rest on Thee (track 1)
part of:
2 Pieces from Kuolema, op. 44 (part of collection) (track 5)
Merikuvia (track 18)
Pelimannit, op. 1 (for orchestra) (tracks 8–12)
recording of:
Akselin ja Elinan häävalssi (1995-09-06 – 1995-09-08) (track 6)
Berceuse (Kehtolaulu) (for violin and orchestra) (1995-09-06 – 1995-09-08) (track 17)
Elegia, op. 62 no. 1 (1995-09-06 – 1995-09-08) (track 2)
Finlandia, op. 26 (for orchestra) (1995-09-06 – 1995-09-08) (track 1)
Häämarssi, op. 3b no. 2 (catch-all for arrangements) (1995-09-06 – 1995-09-08) (track 13)
Juhlamarssi, op. 22 no. 6 (1995-09-06 – 1995-09-08) (track 14)
Pelimannit, op. 1: I. Närböläisten braa speli (for orchestra) (1995-09-06 – 1995-09-08) (track 8)
Pelimannit, op. 1: II. Kopsin Jonas (for orchestra) (1995-09-06 – 1995-09-08) (track 9)
Pelimannit, op. 1: III. Klockar Samuel Dikström (for orchestra) (1995-09-06 – 1995-09-08) (track 10)
Pelimannit, op. 1: IV. Pirun polska (for orchestra) (1995-09-06 – 1995-09-08) (track 11)
Pelimannit, op. 1: V. Hypyt (for orchestra) (1995-09-06 – 1995-09-08) (track 12)
Preludi (1995-09-06 – 1995-09-08) (track 16)
Preludi Ges-duuri, op. 7 (1995-09-06 – 1995-09-08) (track 7)
Romanssi, op. 12 (catch-all for arrangements) (1995-09-06 – 1995-09-08) (track 3)
Sunrise Serenade, op. 63 (for 2 trumpets, piano and string orchestra) (1995-09-06 – 1995-09-08) (track 15)
Suomalainen rukous (1995-09-06 – 1995-09-08) (track 19)
Valse Lente, op. 33 (for orchestra, arr. Jorma Panula) (1995-09-06 – 1995-09-08) (track 4)
Valse triste, op. 44 no. 1 (for orchestra) (1995-09-06 – 1995-09-08) (track 5)
referred to in medleys:
revision of:
version of:
Pelimannit, op. 1: II. Kopsin Jonas (for piano) (track 9)
Pelimannit, op. 1: V. Pirun polska (for piano) (track 11)
Pelimannit, op. 1: VI. Hypyt (for piano) (track 12)

CD 3: Norska Favoritter

composer:
Arne Eggen (track 13)
Sigurd Islandsmoen (track 12)
Rikard Nordraak (tracks 10–11)
Christian Sinding (track 3)
Johan Svendsen (track 5)
Edvard Grieg (track 16)
Johan Svendsen (1873) (track 14)
Johan Svendsen (1874) (track 6)
Edvard Grieg (1875) (tracks 1–2)
Edvard Grieg (1880) (track 15)
Ole Olsen (Norwegian organist and composer) (1883) (track 9)
Johan Halvorsen (Norwegian composer) (1895) (track 8)
Johannes Hanssen (1901 – 1904) (track 7)
conductor:
Bjarte Engeset (2002-06-18 – 2002-06-28) (tracks 1–16)
orchestra:
Sinfóníuhljómsveit Íslands (2002-06-18 – 2002-06-28) (tracks 1–16)
orchestrator:
Edvard Grieg (track 16)
Hans Sitt (track 15)
revised by:
Edvard Grieg (1888) (tracks 1–2)
premiered at:
Bürgerball (1873-08-06) (track 14)
publisher:
C.F. Peters (imprint of Edition Peters) (1881) (track 6)
was commissioned by:
Carl Warmuth (1886) (track 14)
part of:
Works of Ole Olsen by opus number (number: 41) (track 9)
Works of Johan Svendsen by opus number (number: op. 12) (track 14)
Works of Johan Svendsen by opus number (number: op. 14) (track 6)
arrangements:
In the Hall of the Mountain King (Erasure's arrangement) (track 2)
is the basis for:
later versions:
Bojarenes inntogsmarsj, EG 183 (for piano, Grieg) (track 8)
Hall of the Mountain King (Apocalyptica's arrangement) (track 2)
orchestration of:
part of:
Liti Kersti Suite (track 13)
Four Norwegian Dances, op. 35 (orchestrated by Sitt) (track 15)
To elegiske melodier, op. 34 (for orchestra) (track 16)
recording of:
6 Stücke, op. 32: Nr. 3. Frühlingsrauschen (for orchestra) (2002-06-18 – 2002-06-28) (track 3)
Bojarenes inntogsmarsj (2002-06-18 – 2002-06-28) (track 8)
Bryllupet på Dovre (2002-06-18 – 2002-06-28) (track 5)
Fantasy Pieces, op. 45: No. 3. Sommervise (2002-06-18 – 2002-06-28) (track 4)
Festpolonese, op. 12 (2002-06-18 – 2002-06-28) (track 14)
Forest Clearing, op. 15 (2002-06-18 – 2002-06-28) (track 12)
Four Norwegian Dances, op. 35: No. 2 in A major. Allegretto tranquillo e grazioso (orchestrated by Sitt) (2002-06-18 – 2002-06-28) (track 15)
Liti Kersti Suite: Bjørgulv the Fiddler (2002-06-18 – 2002-06-28) (track 13)
Maria Stuart: Purpose (2002-06-18 – 2002-06-28) (track 10)
Maria Stuart: Valse Caprice (2002-06-18 – 2002-06-28) (track 11)
Norsk kunstnerkarneval, op. 14 (2002-06-18 – 2002-06-28) (track 6)
Peer Gynt Suite no. 1, op. 46: I. Morgenstemning (2002-06-18 – 2002-06-28) (track 1)
Peer Gynt Suite no. 1, op. 46: IV. I Dovregubbens hall (2002-06-18 – 2002-06-28) (track 2)
Sørgemarsch, op. 41 (2002-06-18 – 2002-06-28) (track 9)
To elegiske melodier, op. 34: No. 2. Våren (for orchestra) (2002-06-18 – 2002-06-28) (track 16)
Valdres-marsj (2002-06-18 – 2002-06-28) (track 7)
referred to in medleys:
Käferherz (track 2)
Prelude to Madness (track 2)
version of:
Four Norwegian Dances, op. 35: No. 2 (for piano, four hands) (track 15)

CD 4: Svenska Favoritter

composer:
Hugo Alfvén (tracks 11, 13)
Wilhelm Peterson‐Berger (Swedish composer and music critic) (tracks 7–10)
August Söderman (track 1)
Hugo Alfvén (1903) (track 14)
Wilhelm Stenhammar (1921) (track 2)
Dag Wirén (1937) (track 12)
Lars‐Erik Larsson (composer) (1937 – 1938) (track 6)
Lars‐Erik Larsson (composer) (1938) (tracks 3–5)
conductor:
Okko Kamu (1994-08-30 – 1994-09-01) (tracks 1–14)
orchestra:
Helsingborg Symphony Orchestra (1994-08-30 – 1994-09-01) (tracks 1–14)
producer:
Carl Shavitz (tracks 1–14)
Peter Willemoës (tracks 1–14)
recorded at:
Helsingborgs konserthus in Helsingborg, Skåne, Sweden (1994-08-30 – 1994-09-01) (tracks 1–14)
arrangements:
later versions:
part of:
Frösöblomster I (tracks 8–10)
Sången, op. 44 (track 2)
Pastoral Suite, op. 19 (tracks 3–5)
recording of:
En vintersaga, op. 18: IV. Epilog (1994-08-30 – 1994-09-01) (track 6)
Frösöblomster I: Gratulation (1994-08-30 – 1994-09-01) (track 9)
Frösöblomster I: Sommarsång (1994-08-30 – 1994-09-01) (track 8)
Frösöblomster I: Vid Frösö kyrka (1994-08-30 – 1994-09-01) (track 10)
Frösöblomster III: Intåg i sommarhagen (1994-08-30 – 1994-09-01) (track 7)
King Gustav Adolf II, op. 49: Elegy. Adagio (1994-08-30 – 1994-09-01) (track 13)
Pastoral Suite, op. 19: I. Overture (1994-08-30 – 1994-09-01) (track 3)
Pastoral Suite, op. 19: II. Romance. Adagio (1994-08-30 – 1994-09-01) (track 4)
Pastoral Suite, op. 19: III. Scherzo (1994-08-30 – 1994-09-01) (track 5)
Roslagen: Polka (1994-08-30 – 1994-09-01) (track 11)
Serenade for Strings, op. 11: IV. Marcia (1994-08-30 – 1994-09-01) (track 12)
Svenskt festspel (1994-08-30 – 1994-09-01) (track 1)
Swedish Rhapsody no. 1, op. 19 "Midsommarvaka" (1994-08-30 – 1994-09-01) (track 14)
Sången, op. 44: Mellanspel (1994-08-30 – 1994-09-01) (track 2)

Release

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