Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Finlandia, op. 26
Jean Sibelius 9:40
2 Lemminkäinen Suite, op. 22 no. 2: The Swan of Tuonela
Jean Sibelius 8:33
3 En Saga, op. 9
Jean Sibelius 18:23
4 Karelia Suite, op. 11: I. Intermezzo
Jean Sibelius 4:01
5 Karelia Suite, op. 11: II. Ballade
Jean Sibelius 7:31
6 Karelia Suite, op. 11: III. Alla marcia
Jean Sibelius 5:00
7 Tapiola, op. 112
Jean Sibelius 19:14

Credits

CD 1

premiered in:
Helsinki, Uusimaa, Finland (1900-07-02) (track 1)
English horn:
Gerhard Stempnik (1976-12-28 – 1976-12-29) (track 2)
balance engineer:
Wolfgang Gülich (engineer) (1976-12-27 – 1976-12-28) (track 1)
Wolfgang Gülich (engineer) (1976-12-28 – 1976-12-29) (tracks 2–3, 7)
Wolfgang Gülich (engineer) (1981-01-02) (tracks 4–6)
composer:
Jean Sibelius (– 1926-08) (track 7)
Jean Sibelius (1892) (track 3)
Jean Sibelius (1893) (tracks 4–6)
Jean Sibelius (1895) (track 2)
Jean Sibelius (1899) (track 1)
conductor:
Herbert von Karajan (1976-12-27 – 1976-12-28) (track 1)
Herbert von Karajan (1976-12-28 – 1976-12-29) (tracks 2–3, 7)
Herbert von Karajan (1981-01-02) (tracks 4–6)
orchestra:
Berliner Philharmoniker (1976-12-27 – 1976-12-28) (track 1)
Berliner Philharmoniker (1976-12-28 – 1976-12-29) (tracks 2–3, 7)
Berliner Philharmoniker (1981-01-02) (tracks 4–6)
producer:
Michel Glotz (tracks 1–7)
revised by:
Jean Sibelius (1900) (track 1)
Jean Sibelius (1902) (track 3)
was commissioned by:
Walter Damrosch (track 7)
premiered at:
[concert] (1926-12-16) (track 7)
publisher:
Breitkopf & Härtel (1905) (track 1)
Breitkopf & Härtel (1926) (track 7)
premiered at:
recorded at:
Berliner Philharmonie in Berlin, Germany (1976-12-27 – 1976-12-28) (track 1)
Berliner Philharmonie in Berlin, Germany (1976-12-28 – 1976-12-29) (tracks 2–3, 7)
Berliner Philharmonie in Berlin, Germany (1981-01-02) (tracks 4–6)
edits:
part of:
Jean Sibelius’s Opuses (number: op. 9) (track 3)
Jean Sibelius’s Opuses (number: op. 26) (track 1)
Jean Sibelius’s Opuses (number: op. 112) (track 7)
arrangements:
Finlandia (Nightwish’s version) (track 1)
Finlandia, op. 26 (for organ, Fricker) (track 1)
Finlandia, op. 26 (catch-all for arrangements) (track 1)
Finlandia, op. 26 (for piano) (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 F major, arr. Jean Sibelius) (track 1)
Finlandia-hymni, op. 26 (for mixed choir in A-flat 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 4)
Karelia-sarja, op. 11: II. Ballade (catch-all for arrangements) (track 5)
Karelia-sarja, op. 11: III. Alla marcia (catch-all for arrangements) (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 4)
Karelia Suite, op. 11: II. Ballade (for piano) (track 5)
Karelia Suite, op. 11: III. Alla Marcia (for piano, arr. Otto Taubman) (track 6)
Vegli al mattino (track 1)
We Rest on Thee (track 1)
part of:
Karelia-sarja, op. 11 (tracks 4–6)
recording of:
Finlandia, op. 26 (for orchestra) (1976-12-27 – 1976-12-28) (track 1)
En saga, op. 9 (1976-12-28 – 1976-12-29) (track 3)
Lemminkäis-sarja (Neljä legendaa), op. 22: II. Tuonelan joutsen (The Swan of Tuonela) (1976-12-28 – 1976-12-29) (track 2)
Tapiola, op. 112 (1976-12-28 – 1976-12-29) (track 7)
Karelia-sarja, op. 11: I. Intermezzo (for orchestra) (1981-01-02) (track 4)
Karelia-sarja, op. 11: II. Ballade (for orchestra) (1981-01-02) (track 5)
Karelia-sarja, op. 11: III. Alla marcia (for orchestra) (1981-01-02) (track 6)
referred to in medleys:
revision of:
En Saga, op. 9 (original 1892 version) (track 3)
version of: