Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Symphony no. 2 in D major, op. 43: I. Allegretto
Jean Sibelius 10:41
2 Symphony no. 2 in D major, op. 43: II. Tempo andante, ma rubato
Jean Sibelius 15:01
3 Symphony no. 2 in D major, op. 43: III. Vivacissimo
Jean Sibelius 6:17
4 Symphony no. 2 in D major, op. 43: IV. Finale. Allegro moderato
Jean Sibelius 14:35
5 Karelia Suite, op. 11: I. Intermezzo
Jean Sibelius 3:57
6 Karelia Suite, op. 11: II. Ballade
Jean Sibelius 8:21
7 Karelia Suite, op. 11: III. Alla Marcia
Jean Sibelius 4:37
8 Finlandia, op. 26
Jean Sibelius 8:10

Credits

CD 1

premiered in:
Helsinki, Uusimaa, Finland (1900-07-02) (track 8)
balance engineer:
Kenneth Wilkinson (engineer) (1979-11) (tracks 1–4)
Kenneth Wilkinson (engineer) (1980-03) (track 8)
Stanley Goodall (engineer) (1985-10) (tracks 5–7)
composer:
Jean Sibelius (1893) (tracks 5–7)
Jean Sibelius (1899) (track 8)
Jean Sibelius (1900 – 1902) (tracks 1–4)
conductor:
Vladimir Ashkenazy (Russian-Icelandic conductor and pianist) (1979-11) (tracks 1–4)
Vladimir Ashkenazy (Russian-Icelandic conductor and pianist) (1980-03) (track 8)
Vladimir Ashkenazy (Russian-Icelandic conductor and pianist) (1985-10) (tracks 5–7)
orchestra:
Philharmonia Orchestra (London orchestra, known as New Philharmonia Orchestra from 1964-1976) (1979-11) (tracks 1–4)
Philharmonia Orchestra (London orchestra, known as New Philharmonia Orchestra from 1964-1976) (1980-03) (track 8)
Philharmonia Orchestra (London orchestra, known as New Philharmonia Orchestra from 1964-1976) (1985-10) (tracks 5–7)
producer:
Richard Beswick (tracks 1–4)
Andrew Cornall (engineer / producer) (tracks 5–8)
revised by:
Jean Sibelius (1900) (track 8)
premiered at:
Konsertti (1900-07-02) (track 8)
publisher:
Breitkopf & Härtel (tracks 1–4)
Breitkopf & Härtel (1905) (track 8)
recorded at:
Kingsway Hall in London, England, United Kingdom (1979-11) (tracks 1–4)
Kingsway Hall in London, England, United Kingdom (1980-03) (track 8)
Walthamstow Assembly Hall in London, England, United Kingdom (1985-10) (tracks 5–7)
part of:
Works of Jean Sibelius by opus number (number: op. 26) (track 8)
arrangements:
Finlandia (Nightwish’s version) (track 8)
Finlandia, op. 26 (for organ, Fricker) (track 8)
Finlandia, op. 26 (catch-all for arrangements) (track 8)
Finlandia, op. 26 (for piano) (track 8)
Finlandia-hymni, op. 26 (for male choir) (track 8)
Finlandia-hymni, op. 26 (for mixed choir, arr. Jorma Panula) (track 8)
Finlandia-hymni, op. 26 (for mixed choir in F major, arr. Jean Sibelius) (track 8)
Finlandia-hymni, op. 26 (for mixed choir in A-flat major, arr. Jean Sibelius) (track 8)
Hymne de Finlandia, op. 26 no. 1 (for guitar, transcr. Unger) (track 8)
Karelia-sarja, op. 11: I. Intermezzo (catch-all for arrangements) (track 5)
Karelia-sarja, op. 11: II. Ballade (catch-all for arrangements) (track 6)
Karelia-sarja, op. 11: III. Alla marcia (catch-all for arrangements) (track 7)
is the basis for:
Be Still My Soul (track 8)
Gweddi Dros Gymru ("Dros Gymru'n gwlad, o Dad dyrchafwn gri" (Finlandia)) (track 8)
Karelia Suite, op. 11: I. Intermezzo (for piano) (track 5)
Karelia Suite, op. 11: II. Ballade (for piano) (track 6)
Karelia Suite, op. 11: III. Alla Marcia (for piano, arr. Otto Taubman) (track 7)
Vegli al mattino (track 8)
We Rest on Thee (track 8)
part of:
Karelia-sarja, op. 11 (tracks 5–7)
recording of:
Finlandia, op. 26 (for orchestra) (1980-03) (track 8)
Karelia-sarja, op. 11: I. Intermezzo (for orchestra) (1985-10) (track 5)
Karelia-sarja, op. 11: II. Ballade (for orchestra) (1985-10) (track 6)
Karelia-sarja, op. 11: III. Alla marcia (for orchestra) (1985-10) (track 7)
referred to in medleys:
version of:

Release

part of: Ovation (Decca/London Classics)
ASIN: UK: B00000E4O7 [info]