Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Finlandia, op. 26
Jean Sibelius 8:26
2 Karelia Suite, op. 11: I. Intermezzo
Jean Sibelius 3:45
3 Karelia Suite, op. 11: II. Ballade
Jean Sibelius 7:17
4 Karelia Suite, op. 11: III. Alla marcia
Jean Sibelius 4:38
5 Symphonic Fantasia for Orchestra, op. 49 “Pohjola’s Daughter”
Jean Sibelius 14:13
6 Valse triste, op. 44
Jean Sibelius 5:31
7 Lemminkäinen Suite, op. 22: II. The Swan of Tuonela
Jean Sibelius 7:51
8 Lemminkäinen Suite, op. 22: IV. Lemminkäinen’s Return
Jean Sibelius 6:27
CD 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Symphony no. 1 in E minor, op. 39: I. Andante, ma non troppo. Allegro energico
Jean Sibelius 12:08
2 Symphony no. 1 in E minor, op. 39: II. Andante (ma non troppo lento)
Jean Sibelius 10:23
3 Symphony no. 1 in E minor, op. 39: III. Scherzo. Allegro. Lento (ma non troppo). Tempo
Jean Sibelius 5:38
4 Symphony no. 1 in E minor, op. 39: IV. Finale: Quasi una fantasia. Andante. Allegro molto
Jean Sibelius 13:55
5 Symphony no. 4 in A minor, op. 63: I. Tempo molto moderato, quasi adagio
Jean Sibelius 9:56
6 Symphony no. 4 in A minor, op. 63: II. Allegro molto vivace
Jean Sibelius 4:47
7 Symphony no. 4 in A minor, op. 63: III. Il tempo largo
Jean Sibelius 11:08
8 Symphony no. 4 in A minor, op. 63: IV. Allegro
Jean Sibelius 10:26
CD 3
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Symphony no. 2 in D major, op. 43: I. Allegretto
Jean Sibelius 10:33
2 Symphony no. 2 in D major, op. 43: II. Tempo andante, ma rubato
Jean Sibelius 15:20
3 Symphony no. 2 in D major, op. 43: III. Vivacissimo
Jean Sibelius 5:58
4 Symphony no. 2 in D major, op. 43: IV. Finale (Allegro moderato)
Jean Sibelius 14:22
5 Symphony no. 3 in C major, op. 52: I. Allegro moderato
Jean Sibelius 12:14
6 Symphony no. 3 in C major, op. 52: II. Andantino con moto, quasi allegretto
Jean Sibelius 11:14
7 Symphony no. 3 in C major, op. 52: III. Moderato – Allegro (ma non tanto)
Jean Sibelius 9:19
CD 4
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Symphony no. 5 in E-flat major, op. 82: I. Tempo molto moderato – Allegro moderato - Presto
Jean Sibelius 14:08
2 Symphony no. 5 in E-flat major, op. 82: II. Andante mosso, quasi allegretto
Jean Sibelius 9:07
3 Symphony no. 5 in E-flat major, op. 82: III. Allegro molto – Un pochettino largamente
Jean Sibelius 10:13
4 Pelléas et Mélisande, op. 46: I. At the Castle Gate
Jean Sibelius 4:27
5 Pelléas et Mélisande, op. 46: II. Mélisande
Jean Sibelius 3:58
6 Pelléas et Mélisande, op. 46: VII. Mélisande at the Spinning Wheel
Jean Sibelius 2:20
7 Pelléas et Mélisande, op. 46: IX. The Death of Mélisande
Jean Sibelius 6:05
8 Symphony no. 7 in C major, op. 105: a. Adagio
Jean Sibelius 7:31
9 Symphony no. 7 in C major, op. 105: b. Un pochettino meno adagio – Vivacissimo - Adagio
Jean Sibelius 4:42
10 Symphony no. 7 in C major, op. 105: c. Allegro molto moderato
Jean Sibelius 4:28
11 Symphony no. 7 in C major, op. 105: d. Vivace – Presto - Adagio
Jean Sibelius 5:14
CD 5
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Scènes historiques I, op. 25: I. All’ overtura
Jean Sibelius 5:19
2 Scènes historiques II, op. 66: I. The Hunt
Jean Sibelius 7:51
3 Scènes historiques I, op. 25: II. Scena
Jean Sibelius 6:42
4 Rakastava, op. 14: I. The Lover
Jean Sibelius 4:34
5 Rakastava, op. 14: II. The Way of the Lover
Jean Sibelius 2:47
6 Rakastava, op. 14: III. Goodnight, My Beloved, Farewell
Jean Sibelius 5:40
7 Romance in C major, op. 42
Jean Sibelius 5:45
8 Symphony no. 6 in D minor, op. 104: I. Allegro molto moderato
Jean Sibelius 9:22
9 Symphony no. 6 in D minor, op. 104: II. Allegretto moderato
Jean Sibelius 6:56
10 Symphony no. 6 in D minor, op. 104: III. Poco vivace
Jean Sibelius 3:44
11 Symphony no. 6 in D minor, op. 104: IV. Allegro molto
Jean Sibelius 9:53

Credits

CD 1

premiered in:
Helsinki, Uusimaa, Finland (1900-07-02) (track 1)
English horn:
Eric Fletcher (English horn player) (1966-01-23) (track 7)
balance engineer:
Peter Brown (UK sound engineer) (1966-01-23) (tracks 1–4, 7)
Peter Brown (UK sound engineer) (1966-01-23 – 1966-01-24) (track 8)
Peter Brown (UK sound engineer) (1966-01-24) (tracks 5–6)
composer:
Jean Sibelius (1893) (tracks 2–4)
Jean Sibelius (1895) (track 7)
Jean Sibelius (1896) (track 8)
Jean Sibelius (1899) (track 1)
Jean Sibelius (1903) (track 6)
Jean Sibelius (1906) (track 5)
conductor:
Sir John Barbirolli (1966-01-23) (tracks 1–4, 7)
Sir John Barbirolli (1966-01-23 – 1966-01-24) (track 8)
Sir John Barbirolli (1966-01-24) (tracks 5–6)
dedicated to:
Robert Kajanus (track 5)
orchestra:
Hallé Orchestra (1966-01-23) (tracks 1–4, 7)
Hallé Orchestra (1966-01-23 – 1966-01-24) (track 8)
Hallé Orchestra (1966-01-24) (tracks 5–6)
producer:
Christopher Bishop (conductor/producer) (tracks 1–8)
revised by:
Jean Sibelius (1897) (track 8)
Jean Sibelius (1900) (tracks 1, 8)
Jean Sibelius (1904) (track 6)
premiered at:
Konsertti (1904-04-25) (track 6)
Konsertti (1900-07-02) (track 1)
[concert] (1906-12-29) (track 5)
publisher:
Breitkopf & Härtel (1905) (track 1)
Schlesinger (1906) (track 5)
premiered at:
Svenska Teatern in Helsinki, Uusimaa, Finland (1904-04-25) (track 6)
recorded at:
part of:
Works of Jean Sibelius by opus number (number: op. 26) (track 1)
Works of Jean Sibelius by opus number (number: op. 49) (track 5)
arrangements:
Finlandia (Nightwish’s version) (track 1)
Finlandia, op. 26 (for piano) (track 1)
Finlandia, op. 26 (for organ, Fricker) (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)
Karelia-sarja, op. 11: I. Intermezzo (catch-all for arrangements) (track 2)
Karelia-sarja, op. 11: II. Ballade (catch-all for arrangements) (track 3)
Karelia-sarja, op. 11: III. Alla marcia (catch-all for arrangements) (track 4)
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)
Karelia Suite, op. 11: I. Intermezzo (for piano) (track 2)
Karelia Suite, op. 11: II. Ballade (for piano) (track 3)
Karelia Suite, op. 11: III. Alla Marcia (for piano, arr. Otto Taubman) (track 4)
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)
Karelia-sarja, op. 11 (tracks 2–4)
recording of:
Finlandia, op. 26 (for orchestra) (1966-01-23) (track 1)
Karelia-sarja, op. 11: I. Intermezzo (for orchestra) (1966-01-23) (track 2)
Karelia-sarja, op. 11: II. Ballade (for orchestra) (1966-01-23) (track 3)
Karelia-sarja, op. 11: III. Alla marcia (for orchestra) (1966-01-23) (track 4)
Lemminkäis-sarja (Neljä legendaa), op. 22: II. Tuonelan joutsen (The Swan of Tuonela) (1966-01-23) (track 7)
Pohjolan tytär, op. 49 (1966-01-24) (track 5)
Valse triste, op. 44 no. 1 (for orchestra) (1966-01-24) (track 6)
referred to in medleys:
revision of:
version of:

CD 2

balance engineer:
Neville Boyling (engineer) (1966-12-28 – 1966-12-30) (tracks 1–4)
Christopher Parker (classical recording and balance engineer, active from 1950s) (1969-05-29 – 1969-05-30) (tracks 5–8)
composer:
Jean Sibelius (1898 – 1900) (tracks 1–4)
Jean Sibelius (1910 – 1911) (tracks 5–8)
conductor:
Sir John Barbirolli (1966-12-28 – 1966-12-30) (tracks 1–4)
Sir John Barbirolli (1969-05-29 – 1969-05-30) (tracks 5–8)
orchestra:
Hallé Orchestra (1966-12-28 – 1966-12-30) (tracks 1–4)
Hallé Orchestra (1969-05-29 – 1969-05-30) (tracks 5–8)
producer:
Ronald Kinloch Anderson (tracks 1–8)
recorded at:
Kingsway Hall in London, England, United Kingdom (1966-12-28 – 1966-12-30) (tracks 1–4)
Kingsway Hall in London, England, United Kingdom (1969-05-29 – 1969-05-30) (tracks 5–8)
part of:
Symphony no. 4 in A minor, op. 63 (movement) (tracks 5–8)
recording of:
Symphony no. 1 in E minor, op. 39: III. Scherzo. Allegro (1966-12-28 – 1966-12-30) (track 3)
Symphony no. 4 in A minor, op. 63: II. Allegro molto vivace (1969-05-29 – 1969-05-30) (track 6)
Symphony no. 4 in A minor, op. 63: III. Il tempo largo (1969-05-29 – 1969-05-30) (track 7)
Symphony no. 4 in A minor, op. 63: IV. Allegro (1969-05-29 – 1969-05-30) (track 8)

CD 3

balance engineer:
Neville Boyling (engineer) (1966-07-25 – 1966-07-26) (tracks 1–4)
Christopher Parker (classical recording and balance engineer, active from 1950s) (1969-05-27 – 1969-05-28) (tracks 5–7)
composer:
Jean Sibelius (1900 – 1902) (tracks 1–4)
Jean Sibelius (1904 – 1907) (tracks 5–7)
conductor:
Sir John Barbirolli (1966-07-25 – 1966-07-26) (tracks 1–4)
Sir John Barbirolli (1969-05-27 – 1969-05-28) (tracks 5–7)
orchestra:
Hallé Orchestra (1966-07-25 – 1966-07-26) (tracks 1–4)
Hallé Orchestra (1969-05-27 – 1969-05-28) (tracks 5–7)
producer:
Christopher Bishop (conductor/producer) (tracks 5–7)
Ronald Kinloch Anderson (tracks 1–4)
publisher:
Breitkopf & Härtel (tracks 1–4)
recorded at:
Kingsway Hall in London, England, United Kingdom (1966-07-25 – 1966-07-26) (tracks 1–4)
Kingsway Hall in London, England, United Kingdom (1969-05-27 – 1969-05-28) (tracks 5–7)
part of:
recording of:
Sinfonia nro 2 D-duuri, op. 43: I. Allegretto (1966-07-25 – 1966-07-26) (track 1)
Sinfonia nro 2 D-duuri, op. 43: II. Tempo andante, ma rubato (1966-07-25 – 1966-07-26) (track 2)
Sinfonia nro 2 D-duuri, op. 43: III. Vivacissimo (1966-07-25 – 1966-07-26) (track 3)
Sinfonia nro 2 D-duuri, op. 43: IV. Finale. Allegro moderato (1966-07-25 – 1966-07-26) (track 4)
Symphony no. 3 in C major, op. 52: I. Allegro moderato (1969-05-27 – 1969-05-28) (track 5)
referred to in medleys:

CD 4

balance engineer:
Neville Boyling (engineer) (1966-07-26 – 1966-07-27) (tracks 1–3)
Neville Boyling (engineer) (1966-07-27 – 1966-07-28) (tracks 8–11)
Peter Brown (UK sound engineer) (1969-07-13) (track 4)
Peter Brown (UK sound engineer) (1969-07-14) (tracks 5–7)
composer:
Jean Sibelius (1905) (tracks 4–7)
Jean Sibelius (1914 – 1924-03-02) (tracks 8–11)
Jean Sibelius (1915 – 1919) (tracks 1–3)
conductor:
Sir John Barbirolli (1966-07-26 – 1966-07-27) (tracks 1–3)
Sir John Barbirolli (1966-07-27 – 1966-07-28) (tracks 8–11)
Sir John Barbirolli (1967-07-13) (track 4)
Sir John Barbirolli (1967-07-14) (tracks 5–7)
orchestra:
Hallé Orchestra (1966-07-26 – 1966-07-27) (tracks 1–3)
Hallé Orchestra (1966-07-27 – 1966-07-28) (tracks 8–11)
Hallé Orchestra (1967-07-13) (track 4)
Hallé Orchestra (1967-07-14) (tracks 5–7)
producer:
Ronald Kinloch Anderson (tracks 1–3, 8–11)
Victor Olof (tracks 4–7)
premiered at:
[concert] (1924-03-24) (tracks 8–11)
publisher:
Edition Wilhelm Hansen (tracks 8–11)
composed at:
Ainola in Järvenpää, Uusimaa, Finland (1914 – 1924-03-02) (tracks 8–11)
recorded at:
Kingsway Hall in London, England, United Kingdom (1966-07-26 – 1966-07-27) (tracks 1–3)
Kingsway Hall in London, England, United Kingdom (1966-07-27 – 1966-07-28) (tracks 8–11)
part of:
Works of Jean Sibelius by opus number (number: op. 105) (tracks 8–11)
is the basis for:
part of:
Pelléas et Mélisande, op. 46 (for orchestra) (tracks 4–7)
partial recording of:
Sinfonia nro 7 C-duuri, op. 105 (1966-07-27 – 1966-07-28) (tracks 8–11)
recording of:
Symphony no. 5 in E-flat major, op. 82: III. Allegro molto (1966-07-26 – 1966-07-27) (track 3)
Pelléas et Mélisande, op. 46: I. At the Castle Gate (for orchestra) (1967-07-13) (track 4)
Pelléas et Mélisande, op. 46: IX. Mélisande's Death (for orchestra) (1967-07-13 – 1967-07-14) (track 7)
Pelléas et Mélisande, op. 46: II. Mélisande (for orchestra) (1967-07-14) (track 5)

CD 5

premiered in:
Turku, Varsinais-Suomi, Finland (1904-03-26) (track 7)
Helsinki, Uusimaa, Finland (1912-03-16) (track 4)
additional composer:
Jean Sibelius (1911) (tracks 1, 3)
balance engineer:
Martin Benge (1969-08-04) (tracks 1–3)
Martin Benge (1969-08-05) (tracks 4–7)
Christopher Parker (classical recording and balance engineer, active from 1950s) (1970-05-21 – 1970-05-22) (tracks 8–11)
composer:
Jean Sibelius (1899) (tracks 1, 3)
Jean Sibelius (1904) (track 7)
Jean Sibelius (1911 – 1912) (track 2)
Jean Sibelius (1912) (tracks 4–6)
Jean Sibelius (1923) (tracks 8–11)
conductor:
Sir John Barbirolli (1969-08-04) (tracks 1–3)
Sir John Barbirolli (1969-08-05) (tracks 4–7)
Sir John Barbirolli (1970-05-21 – 1970-05-22) (tracks 8–11)
orchestra:
Hallé Orchestra (1969-08-04) (tracks 1–3)
Hallé Orchestra (1969-08-05) (tracks 4–7)
Hallé Orchestra (1970-05-21 – 1970-05-22) (tracks 8–11)
producer:
Christopher Bishop (conductor/producer) (tracks 1–11)
premiered at:
[concert] (1904-03-26) (track 7)
publisher:
Breitkopf & Härtel (1909) (track 7)
recorded at:
Kingsway Hall in London, England, United Kingdom (1969-08-04) (tracks 1–3)
Kingsway Hall in London, England, United Kingdom (1969-08-05) (tracks 4–7)
Kingsway Hall in London, England, United Kingdom (1970-05-21 – 1970-05-22) (tracks 8–11)
part of:
Works of Jean Sibelius by opus number (number: op. 42) (track 7)
arrangements:
Romance in C major, op. 42 (catch-all for arrangements) (track 7)
part of:
Rakastava, op. 14 (for timpani, triangle and string orchestra) (tracks 4–6)
recording of:
Rakastava, op. 14: I. Rakastava (for timpani, triangle and string orchestra) (1969-08-05) (track 4)
Rakastava, op. 14: II. Rakastetun tie (for timpani, triangle and string orchestra) (1969-08-05) (track 5)
Rakastava, op. 14: III. Hyvää iltaa ... Jää hyvästi (for timpani, triangle and string orchestra) (1969-08-05) (track 6)
Romance in C major, op. 42 (for string orchestra) (1969-08-05) (track 7)
Symphony no. 6 in D minor, op. 104: II. Allegretto moderato (1970-05-21 – 1970-05-22) (track 9)
Symphony no. 6 in D minor, op. 104: III. Poco vivace (1970-05-21 – 1970-05-22) (track 10)
Symphony no. 6 in D minor, op. 104: IV. Allegro molto (1970-05-21 – 1970-05-22) (track 11)