Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Symphony no. 1 in E minor, op. 39: I. Andante, ma non troppo
Jean Sibelius 11:54
2 Symphony no. 1 in E minor, op. 39: II. Andante ma non troppo lento
Jean Sibelius 9:56
3 Symphony no. 1 in E minor, op. 39: III. Scherzo: Allegro - Lento
Jean Sibelius 5:40
4 Symphony no. 1 in E minor, op. 39: IV. Finale: Quasi una fantasia
Jean Sibelius 12:36
5 Symphony no. 4 in A minor, op. 63: I. Tempo molto moderato, quasi adagio
Jean Sibelius 11:01
6 Symphony no. 4 in A minor, op. 63: II. Allegro molto vivace tranquillo
Jean Sibelius 4:59
7 Symphony no. 4 in A minor, op. 63: III. Il tempo largo
Jean Sibelius 12:20
8 Symphony no. 4 in A minor, op. 63: IV. Finale: Allegro
Jean Sibelius 9:14
CD 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Symphony no. 2 in D major, op. 43: I. Allegretto
Jean Sibelius 10:18
2 Symphony no. 2 in D major, op. 43: II. Tempo andante
Jean Sibelius 15:28
3 Symphony no. 2 in D major, op. 43: III. Vivacissimo
Jean Sibelius 6:07
4 Symphony no. 2 in D major, op. 43: IV. Allegro moderato
Jean Sibelius 14:57
5 Symphony no. 6 in D minor, op. 104: I. Allegro molto moderato
Jean Sibelius 8:40
6 Symphony no. 6 in D minor, op. 104: II. Allegro moderato
Jean Sibelius 4:43
7 Symphony no. 6 in D minor, op. 104: III. Poco vivace
Jean Sibelius 3:39
8 Symphony no. 6 in D minor, op. 104: IV. Allegro molto
Jean Sibelius 9:03
CD 3
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Symphony no. 3 in C major, op. 52: I. Allegro moderato
Jean Sibelius 11:21
2 Symphony no. 3 in C major, op. 52: II. Andantino con moto, quasi allegretto
Jean Sibelius 10:48
3 Symphony no. 3 in C major, op. 52: III. Moderato - Allegro ma non tanto
Jean Sibelius 8:32
4 Symphony no. 5 in E-flat major, op. 82: I. Tempo molto moderato - Allegro moderato
Jean Sibelius 13:22
5 Symphony no. 5 in E-flat major, op. 82: II. Andante mosso, quasi allegretto
Jean Sibelius 8:19
6 Symphony no. 5 in E-flat major, op. 82: III. Allegro molto
Jean Sibelius 8:46
CD 4
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Symphony no. 7 in C major, op. 105
Jean Sibelius 22:59
2 Rakastava, op. 14: I. The Lover
Jean Sibelius 4:37
3 Rakastava, op. 14: II. The Path of His Beloved
Jean Sibelius 2:17
4 Rakastava, op. 14: III. Good Evening - Farewell!
Jean Sibelius 8:03
5 En Saga, op. 9
Jean Sibelius 18:55
6 Kullervo, op. 7: I. Introduction: Allegro moderato
Jean Sibelius 16:20
CD 5
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Kullervo, op. 7: II. Kullervo's Youth: Grave
Jean Sibelius 16:07
2 Kullervo, op. 7: III. Kullervo and His Sister: Allegro vivace
Jean Sibelius 26:08
3 Kullervo, op. 7: IV. Kullervo Goes to War: Alla marcia
Jean Sibelius 10:32
4 Kullervo, op. 7: V. Kullervo's Death: Andante
Jean Sibelius 11:55
CD 6
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Lemminkäinen Suite, op. 22: I. Lemminkäinen and the Maidens of the Islands
Jean Sibelius 16:32
2 Lemminkäinen Suite, op. 22: III. The Swan of Tuonela
Jean Sibelius 10:48
3 Lemminkäinen Suite, op. 22: II. Lemminkäinen in Tuonela
Jean Sibelius 18:14
4 Lemminkäinen Suite, op. 22: IV. Lemminkäinen's Return
Jean Sibelius 6:42
5 Pohjola's Daughter, op. 49
Jean Sibelius 15:06
6 The Bard, op. 64
Jean Sibelius 7:43
CD 7
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Karelia Suite, op. 11: I. Intermezzo
Jean Sibelius 4:24
2 Karelia Suite, op. 11: II. Ballade
Jean Sibelius 6:31
3 Karelia Suite, op. 11: III. Alla marcia
Jean Sibelius 4:29
4 The Oceanides, op. 73
Jean Sibelius 10:57
5 Finlandia, op. 26
Jean Sibelius 9:00
6 Valse Triste, op. 44 no. 1
Jean Sibelius 6:05
7 Tapiola, op. 112
Jean Sibelius 18:30
8 Nightride & Sunrise, op. 55
Jean Sibelius 16:58

Credits

CD 2

composer:
Jean Sibelius (1900 – 1902) (tracks 1–4)
Jean Sibelius (1923) (tracks 5–8)
conductor:
Sir Colin Davis (1994-12-12 – 1994-12-13) (tracks 1–8)
orchestra:
London Symphony Orchestra (1994-12-12 – 1994-12-13) (tracks 1–8)
publisher:
Breitkopf & Härtel (tracks 1–4)
part of:
recording of:
Sinfonia nro 2 D-duuri, op. 43: I. Allegretto (1994-12-12 – 1994-12-13) (track 1)
Sinfonia nro 2 D-duuri, op. 43: II. Tempo andante, ma rubato (1994-12-12 – 1994-12-13) (track 2)
Sinfonia nro 2 D-duuri, op. 43: III. Vivacissimo (1994-12-12 – 1994-12-13) (track 3)
Sinfonia nro 2 D-duuri, op. 43: IV. Finale. Allegro moderato (1994-12-12 – 1994-12-13) (track 4)
Symphony no. 6 in D minor, op. 104: II. Allegretto moderato (1994-12-12 – 1994-12-13) (track 6)
Symphony no. 6 in D minor, op. 104: III. Poco vivace (1994-12-12 – 1994-12-13) (track 7)
Symphony no. 6 in D minor, op. 104: IV. Allegro molto (1994-12-12 – 1994-12-13) (track 8)

CD 3

composer:
Jean Sibelius (1904 – 1907) (tracks 1–3)
Jean Sibelius (1915 – 1919) (tracks 4–6)
conductor:
Sir Colin Davis (1992-12-01 – 1992-12-03) (tracks 1–6)
orchestra:
London Symphony Orchestra (1992-12-01 – 1992-12-03) (tracks 1–6)
part of:
recording of:
Symphony no. 3 in C major, op. 52: I. Allegro moderato (1992-12-01 – 1992-12-03) (track 1)
Symphony no. 5 in E-flat major, op. 82: III. Allegro molto (1992-12-01 – 1992-12-03) (track 6)

CD 4

premiered in:
Helsinki, Uusimaa, Finland (1912-03-16) (track 2)
composer:
Jean Sibelius (1891 – 1892) (track 6)
Jean Sibelius (1892) (track 5)
Jean Sibelius (1912) (tracks 2–4)
Jean Sibelius (1914 – 1924-03-02) (track 1)
conductor:
Sir Colin Davis (1994-12) (tracks 1–5)
Sir Colin Davis (1996-11) (track 6)
orchestra:
London Symphony Orchestra (1994-12) (tracks 1–5)
London Symphony Orchestra (1996-11) (track 6)
revised by:
Jean Sibelius (1902) (track 5)
premiered at:
[concert] (1924-03-24) (track 1)
publisher:
composed at:
Ainola in Järvenpää, Uusimaa, Finland (1914 – 1924-03-02) (track 1)
premiered at:
recorded at:
Blackheath Halls in London, England, United Kingdom (1994-12) (tracks 1–5)
part of:
Works of Jean Sibelius by opus number (number: op. 9) (track 5)
Works of Jean Sibelius by opus number (number: op. 105) (track 1)
part of:
Kullervo, op. 7 (for mezzo-soprano, baritone, male choir and orchestra) (track 6)
Rakastava, op. 14 (for timpani, triangle and string orchestra) (tracks 2–4)
recording of:
En saga, op. 9 (1994-12) (track 5)
Rakastava, op. 14: I. Rakastava (for timpani, triangle and string orchestra) (1994-12) (track 2)
Rakastava, op. 14: II. Rakastetun tie (for timpani, triangle and string orchestra) (1994-12) (track 3)
Rakastava, op. 14: III. Hyvää iltaa ... Jää hyvästi (for timpani, triangle and string orchestra) (1994-12) (track 4)
Sinfonia nro 7 C-duuri, op. 105 (1994-12) (track 1)
revision of:
En Saga, op. 9 (original 1892 version) (track 5)

CD 5

baritone vocals:
Karl-Magnus Fredriksson (1996-11) (track 2)
choir vocals:
London Symphony Chorus (1996-11) (tracks 2, 4)
chorus master:
Stephen Westrop (tracks 2, 4)
composer:
Jean Sibelius (1891 – 1892) (tracks 1–4)
conductor:
Sir Colin Davis (1996) (track 2)
Sir Colin Davis (1996-11) (tracks 1, 3–4)
orchestra:
London Symphony Orchestra (1996) (track 2)
London Symphony Orchestra (1996-11) (tracks 1, 3–4)
soprano vocals:
Hillevi Martinpelto (1996-11) (track 2)
recorded at:
Walthamstow Assembly Hall in London, England, United Kingdom (1996-11) (tracks 1–4)
later versions:
Kullervon valitus, op. 7 (for voice and piano) (track 2)
Kullervon valitus, op. 7 (for baritone and orchestra) (track 2)
part of:
Kullervo, op. 7 (for mezzo-soprano, baritone, male choir and orchestra) (tracks 1–4)
recording of:

CD 6

premiered in:
Helsinki, Uusimaa, Finland (1913-03-27) (track 6)
composer:
Jean Sibelius (1895) (track 2)
Jean Sibelius (1896) (tracks 1, 3–4)
Jean Sibelius (1906) (track 5)
Jean Sibelius (1913) (track 6)
conductor:
Sir Colin Davis (1996-11) (track 6)
Sir Colin Davis (2000-01-17 – 2000-01-19) (tracks 1–5)
dedicated to:
Robert Kajanus (track 5)
orchestra:
London Symphony Orchestra (1996-11) (track 6)
London Symphony Orchestra (2000-01-17 – 2000-01-19) (tracks 1–5)
revised by:
Jean Sibelius (1897) (tracks 3–4)
Jean Sibelius (1900) (track 4)
Jean Sibelius (1939) (track 3)
premiered at:
[concert] (1906-12-29) (track 5)
publisher:
Schlesinger (1906) (track 5)
part of:
Works of Jean Sibelius by opus number (number: op. 49) (track 5)
Works of Jean Sibelius by opus number (number: op. 64) (track 6)
arrangements:
part of:
recording of:
The Bard, op. 64 (1996-11) (track 6)
Lemminkäis-sarja (Neljä legendaa), op. 22: II. Tuonelan joutsen (The Swan of Tuonela) (2000-01-17 – 2000-01-19) (track 2)
Pohjolan tytär, op. 49 (2000-01-17 – 2000-01-19) (track 5)
revision of:
Lemminkäinen Suite, op. 22: II. Lemminkäinen Tuonelassa (1896 reconstruction by Colin Davis (2004)) (track 3)

CD 7

premiered in:
Helsinki, Uusimaa, Finland (1900-07-02) (track 5)
Sankt-Peterburg, Russia (1909-01-23) (track 8)
composer:
Jean Sibelius (– 1908-11) (track 8)
Jean Sibelius (– 1926-08) (track 7)
Jean Sibelius (1893) (tracks 1–3)
Jean Sibelius (1899) (track 5)
Jean Sibelius (1903) (track 6)
Jean Sibelius (1914) (track 4)
conductor:
Sir Colin Davis (1992-12-01 – 1992-12-03) (track 7)
Sir Colin Davis (1994-12-12 – 1994-12-13) (tracks 5–6)
Sir Colin Davis (1998-02-13) (tracks 1–4, 8)
orchestra:
London Symphony Orchestra (1992-12-01 – 1992-12-03) (track 7)
London Symphony Orchestra (1994-12-12 – 1994-12-13) (tracks 5–6)
London Symphony Orchestra (1998-02-13) (tracks 1–4, 8)
revised by:
Jean Sibelius (1900) (track 5)
Jean Sibelius (1904) (track 6)
was commissioned by:
Walter Damrosch (track 7)
premiered at:
Concert at Norfolk Festival (1914-06-04) (track 4)
Konsertti (1904-04-25) (track 6)
Konsertti (1900-07-02) (track 5)
[concert] (1909-01-23) (track 8)
[concert] (1926-12-16) (track 7)
publisher:
Breitkopf & Härtel (1905) (track 5)
Schlesinger (1909) (track 8)
Breitkopf & Härtel (1926) (track 7)
was commissioned by:
Schlesinger (track 8)
premiered at:
Svenska Teatern in Helsinki, Uusimaa, Finland (1904-04-25) (track 6)
part of:
Works of Jean Sibelius by opus number (number: op. 26) (track 5)
Works of Jean Sibelius by opus number (number: op. 55) (track 8)
Works of Jean Sibelius by opus number (number: op. 73) (track 4)
Works of Jean Sibelius by opus number (number: op. 112) (track 7)
arrangements:
Finlandia (Nightwish’s version) (track 5)
Finlandia, op. 26 (for organ, Fricker) (track 5)
Finlandia, op. 26 (catch-all for arrangements) (track 5)
Finlandia, op. 26 (for piano) (track 5)
Finlandia-hymni, op. 26 (for male choir) (track 5)
Finlandia-hymni, op. 26 (for mixed choir in F major, arr. Jean Sibelius) (track 5)
Finlandia-hymni, op. 26 (for mixed choir in A-flat major, arr. Jean Sibelius) (track 5)
Finlandia-hymni, op. 26 (for mixed choir, arr. Jorma Panula) (track 5)
Hymne de Finlandia, op. 26 no. 1 (for guitar, transcr. Unger) (track 5)
Karelia-sarja, op. 11: I. Intermezzo (catch-all for arrangements) (track 1)
Karelia-sarja, op. 11: II. Ballade (catch-all for arrangements) (track 2)
Karelia-sarja, op. 11: III. Alla marcia (catch-all for arrangements) (track 3)
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 5)
Gweddi Dros Gymru ("Dros Gymru'n gwlad, o Dad dyrchafwn gri" (Finlandia)) (track 5)
Karelia Suite, op. 11: I. Intermezzo (for piano) (track 1)
Karelia Suite, op. 11: II. Ballade (for piano) (track 2)
Karelia Suite, op. 11: III. Alla Marcia (for piano, arr. Otto Taubman) (track 3)
Kuolema, op. 44: I. Valse triste (for piano) (track 6)
Vegli al mattino (track 5)
We Rest on Thee (track 5)
part of:
2 Pieces from Kuolema, op. 44 (part of collection) (track 6)
Karelia-sarja, op. 11 (tracks 1–3)
recording of:
Tapiola, op. 112 (1992-12-01 – 1992-12-03) (track 7)
Finlandia, op. 26 (for orchestra) (1994-12-12 – 1994-12-13) (track 5)
Valse triste, op. 44 no. 1 (for orchestra) (1994-12-12 – 1994-12-13) (track 6)
Aallottaret, op. 73 (The Oceanides) (1998-02-13) (track 4)
Karelia-sarja, op. 11: I. Intermezzo (for orchestra) (1998-02-13) (track 1)
Karelia-sarja, op. 11: II. Ballade (for orchestra) (1998-02-13) (track 2)
Karelia-sarja, op. 11: III. Alla marcia (for orchestra) (1998-02-13) (track 3)
referred to in medleys:
revision of:
The Oceanides, op. 73 (1914 Yale version) (track 4)
version of:

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