Finlandia, op. 26 (for orchestra)

~ Symphonic poem

Relationships

premiered in:Helsinki, Uusimaa, Finland (1900-07-02)
composer:Jean Sibelius (1899)
revised by:Jean Sibelius (1900)
premiered at:Konsertti (1900-07-02)
publisher:Breitkopf & Härtel (1905)
part of:Works of Jean Sibelius by opus number (number: op. 26)
Allmusic:https://www.allmusic.com/composition/mc0002392589 [info]
VIAF ID:VIAF: 232106313 [info]
Wikidata:Q644152 [info]
download score for free:imslp: Finlandia, Op.26 (Sibelius, Jean) [info]
arrangements:Finlandia (Nightwish’s version)
Finlandia-hymni, op. 26 (for mixed choir in F major, arr. Jean Sibelius)
Finlandia-hymni, op. 26 (for mixed choir, arr. Jorma Panula)
Finlandia-hymni, op. 26 (for mixed choir in A-flat major, arr. Jean Sibelius)
Finlandia-hymni, op. 26 (for male choir)
Finlandia, op. 26 (for piano)
Finlandia, op. 26 (for organ, Fricker)
Finlandia, op. 26 (catch-all for arrangements)
Hymne de Finlandia, op. 26 no. 1 (for guitar, transcr. Unger)
is the basis for:Be Still My Soul
Gweddi Dros Gymru ("Dros Gymru'n gwlad, o Dad dyrchafwn gri" (Finlandia))
Vegli al mattino
We Rest on Thee
referred to in medleys:Can’t Stop the Classics, Part 2
version of:Sanomalehdistön päivien musiikki, op. 25/26: VII. Tableau 6. Finland Awakes

Recordings

Date Title Attributes Artist Length
performance
1938-02-01 Finlandia - Symphonic Poem, op. 26 (Naxos) London Philharmonic Orchestra, Sir Thomas Beecham 8:52
1938-02-01 Finlandia - Symphony Poem, op. 26 (EMI) London Philharmonic Orchestra, Sir Thomas Beecham 8:55
1940-12-07 Finlandia, op. 26 NBC Symphony Orchestra, Arturo Toscanini 8:29
1952-07 Finlandia, op. 26 (mono) Philharmonia Orchestra, Herbert von Karajan 9:08
1952-08-05 Finlandia, op. 26 NBC Symphony Orchestra, Arturo Toscanini 8:54
1952-08-05 Finlandia, op. 26 NBC Symphony Orchestra, Arturo Toscanini 8:52
1952 Finlandia, op. 26 Philharmonia Orchestra, Herbert von Karajan 9:05
1954-04-06 Finlandia, op. 26 no. 7 Danish Radio Symphony Orchestra, Erik Tuxen 8:07
1954-11-03 Finlandia, op. 26 no. 7 Berliner Philharmoniker, Hans Rosbaud 7:50
1957-06-07 Finlandia, op. 26 no. 7 Concertgebouw Orchestra of Amsterdam, Eduard van Beinum 8:04
1957-09 – 1957-12 Finlandia, op. 26 Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Anthony Collins 8:02
1958-05-26 – 1958-05-30 Finlandia, op. 26 no. 7 The London Proms Symphony Orchestra, Sir Charles Mackerras 8:48
1959-01-05 – 1959-01-06 Finlandia Philharmonia Orchestra, Herbert von Karajan 9:00
1959-01 Finlandia, op. 26 Philharmonia Orchestra, Herbert von Karajan 9:01
1959-05 Finlandia Eastman-Rochester Pops Orchestra, Frederick Fennell 8:15
1959-12-21 Finlandia, op. 26 The Philadelphia Orchestra, Eugene Ormandy 8:23
1961-11-16 Finlandia, op. 26 Wiener Philharmoniker, Sir Malcolm Sargent 8:48
1963 Finlandia, Op. 26 Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, Sir Malcolm Sargent 8:42
1964-10-28 Finlandia, op. 26: Andante sostenuto - Allegro moderato - Allegro Berliner Philharmoniker, Herbert von Karajan 9:31
1965-02-16 Finlandia, op. 26 New York Philharmonic, Leonard Bernstein 8:26
1965-02-16 Finlandia, op. 26: Andante sostenuto — Allegro moderato — Allegro New York Philharmonic, Leonard Bernstein 7:39
1966-01-23 Finlandia, op. 26 Hallé Orchestra, Sir John Barbirolli 8:26
1968-01-05 – 1968-01-07 Finlandia, op. 26 Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, Constantin Silvestri 8:10
1968-02-24 Finlandia, op. 26 The Philadelphia Orchestra, Eugene Ormandy 8:29
1972-01-09 – 1972-01-10 Finlandia, op. 26 Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, Paavo Berglund 8:05
1976-04-03 – 1976-04-06 Finlandia, op. 26 Boston Symphony Orchestra, Sir Colin Davis 7:58
1976-12-27 – 1976-12-28 Finlandia, op. 26 Berliner Philharmoniker, Herbert von Karajan 9:44
1976-12-27 – 1976-12-28 Finlandia, op. 26 (excerpt) partial Berliner Philharmoniker, Herbert von Karajan 1:08
1977-06 Finlandia, op. 26 Boston Pops Orchestra, Arthur Fiedler 8:38
1977-08-01 Finlandia, op. 26 Royal Scottish National Orchestra, Sir Alexander Gibson 7:26
1980-03 Finlandia Philharmonia Orchestra, Vladimir Ashkenazy 8:08
1980-04 Finlandia, Sinfonisches Gedicht, op. 26/7 Tokyo Metropolitan Symphony Orchestra, Moshe Atzmon 8:11
1982-05-24 – 1982-05-25 Finlandia, op. 26 Philharmonia Orchestra, Paavo Berglund 7:47
1982-09-03 Finlandia, op. 26:7 Göteborgs Symfoniker, Neeme Järvi 8:53
1983 Finlandia, op. 26 no. 7 Konzerthausorchester Berlin, Kurt Sanderling 8:18
1984-02-19 – 1984-02-24 Finlandia, op. 26: Andante sostenuto - Allegro moderato - Allegro Berliner Philharmoniker, Herbert von Karajan 9:30
1984-04-02 Finlandia, op. 26 The Cleveland Orchestra, Yoel Levi 7:49
1986-05 Finlandia, op. 26 Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra, Paavo Berglund 7:26
1987-08-18 – 1987-12-17 Finlandia, op. 26 Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra, Jukka‐Pekka Saraste 8:30
1987-10-09 – 1987-10-11 Finlandia, op. 26 Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra, Okko Kamu 8:17
1988-02-05 – 1988-02-09 Finlandia, op. 26 no. 7 Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra, Kenneth Schermerhorn 8:28
1990-01 Finlandia, op. 26 New York Philharmonic, Zubin Mehta 9:29
1990-08-21 – 1990-08-23 Finlandia, op. 26 Danish National Radio Symphony Orchestra, Leif Segerstam 9:03
1990-09-18 – 1990-09-22 Finlandia, op. 26 Oslo‐Filharmonien, Mariss Jansons 7:53
1990-09 Finlandia, op. 26 Sveriges Radios Symfoniorkester, Esa-Pekka Salonen 7:36
1991-09-16 Finlandia, op. 26: Andante sostenuto - Allegro moderato - Allegro Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, Lorin Maazel 8:59
1991-09 – 1991-12 Finlandia, op. 26 Moscow Philharmonic Orchestra, Vassily Sinaisky 7:58
1992-02-08 – 1992-05-18 Finlandia, op. 26 no. 7 Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, Yoel Levi 8:10
1992-03-09 Finlandia, op. 26 Boston Symphony Orchestra, Vladimir Ashkenazy 8:16
1992-04-06 – 1992-04-11 Finlandia, op. 61 Lahti Symphony Orchestra, Osmo Vänskä 8:40
1992-09 Finlandia, op. 26 no. 7: Andante sostenuto - Allegro moderato - Allegro Göteborgs Symfoniker, Neeme Järvi 9:02
1992-11 Finlandia, op. 26 no. 7 Berliner Philharmoniker, James Levine 8:32
1994-01 Finlandia, op. 26 Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Sir Charles Mackerras 8:33
1994-04 Finlandia, op. 26 no. 7 Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra, Leif Segerstam 9:15
1994-12-12 – 1994-12-13 Finlandia, op. 26 London Symphony Orchestra, Sir Colin Davis 8:54
1995-09-06 – 1995-09-08 Finlandia Turun filharmoninen orkesteri, Jorma Panula 8:20
1996-02 – 1996-03 Finlandia, op. 26 Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra, Andrew Davis 7:43
1996-10-01 – 1996-10-03 Finlandia, Op. 26 Minnesota Orchestra, Eiji Oue 7:51
1997-05-28 – 1997-11-25 Finlandia, op. 26 Iceland Symphony Orchestra, Petri Sakari 8:09
1999-06 Finlandia, op. 26 Sinfonia Lahti, Osmo Vänskä 8:36
2002-01-07 – 2002-01-11 Finlandia, op. 26 no. 7 City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, Sakari Oramo 8:06
2003-12 Finlandia, op. 26 no. 7 Helsingin kaupunginorkesteri, Leif Segerstam 8:53
2006-11 – 2007-05 Finlandia, op. 26 Sinfonia Lahti, Osmo Vänskä 7:57
2009-11-01 Finlandia (live, 2009-11-01: Liverpool Philharmonic Hall, Liverpool, United Kingdom) live Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra, Vasily Petrenko 8:48
2010-07-27 Finlandia, op. 26 New Zealand Symphony Orchestra, Pietari Inkinen 8:55
2011-01-24 Finlandia live Continental League Honor Orchestra 8:41
2011-08-19 – 2011-08-21 Finlandia, op. 26 Nordea Jean Sibelius Orchestra, Jukka‐Pekka Saraste 7:57
2012-06-03 Finlandia - Sibelius - Complete Finlandia in HD - Jean Sibelius - Sydney Youth Orchestra Flagship (video, live, 2012-06-03: The Concourse, Chatswood, NSW, Australia) live Sydney Youth Orchestra, Max McBride 7:42
2013-06-17 – 2013-06-20 Finlandia, op. 26 Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra, Sir Andrew Davis 8:16
2013-10-25 Finlandia, op. 26 live BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, Thomas Dausgaard 8:25
2015-10-15 – 2015-10-16 Finlandia. Andante sostenuto – Allegro moderato live Symphonieorchester des Bayerischen Rundfunks, Mariss Jansons 8:39
2016-09-04 Finlandia Chineke! Orchestra, Kevin John Edusei 7:50
“Finlandia” poème symphonique op. 26 [unknown] 8:05
58 minutes pour vivre - Die Hard 2 - Finlandia [unknown] 8:27
Die Hard 2 - Finlandia [unknown] 8:27
Die Hard II: Finlandia [unknown] 7:45
Die Hard II: Finlandia: Finale partial Fritz Reiner 5:40
Finlandia London Symphony Orchestra 8:33
Finlandia Radio Bratislava Symphony Orchestra, Ondrej Lenárd 8:48
Finlandia Berliner Philharmoniker, Herbert von Karajan ?:??
Finlandia partial London Promenade Orchestra, Eric Hammerstein 2:51
Finlandia Dresdner Philharmonie, Heinz Bongartz 8:26
Finlandia Berliner Sinfonie-Orchestra 8:18
Finlandia Melbourne Symphony Orchestra, Hiroyuki Iwaki 8:43
Finlandia partial [unknown] 2:02
Finlandia BBC Concert Orchestra, Barry Wordsworth 8:21
Finlandia [unknown] 9:49
Finlandia National Symphony Orchestra 8:21
Finlandia Massed Bands of the Royal Marines 9:38
Finlandia London Symphony Orchestra, Gennadi Rozhdestvensky 9:17
Finlandia [unknown] 7:37
Finlandia Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra 8:03
Finlandia Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Charles Mackerras 8:28
Finlandia Finland National Orchestra, Erik Tveitt 8:08
Finlandia Ulster Orchestra, Dmitri Siskovetsky 7:57
Finlandia Morton Gould Orchestra, Morton Gould 8:20
Finlandia Royal Philharmonic Orchestra 7:57
Finlandia [unknown] 7:58
Finlandia [unknown] 2:04
Finlandia [unknown] 8:43
Finlandia [unknown] 8:24
Finlandia The Philadelphia Orchestra, Eugene Ormandy 8:27
Finlandia BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, Maurice Handford 8:08
Finlandia Göteborgs Symfoniker, Neeme Järvi 9:03
Finlandia London Festival Orchestra, Charles Gerhardt 2:54
Finlandia Philharmonic Symphony of London, Charles Gerhardt 2:18
Finlandia Philharmonia Orchestra, Kazimierz Kord 8:09
Finlandia The Philadelphia Orchestra, Eugene Ormandy ?:??
Finlandia Royal Philharmonic Orchestra 8:09
Finlandia Victorian Concert Orchestra, Richard Green 8:30
Finlandia London Philharmonic Orchestra, Sir Adrian Boult 7:32
Finlandia [unknown] 2:18
Finlandia [unknown] 8:02
Finlandia [unknown] 3:20
Finlandia [unknown] 9:03
Finlandia - Symphonic Poem, op. 26 Hallé Orchestra, Ole Schmidt 9:03
Finlandia (End Titles) Michael Kamen 7:29
Finlandia (excerpt) partial London Symphony Orchestra, Gennadi Rozhdestvensky 1:46
Finlandia (Finale) Michael Kamen 4:04
Finlandia (From 'Die Hard 2') [unknown] 8:31
Finlandia op. 26 Slovakian Philharmonic Orchestra, Bystrík Režucha 8:49
Finlandia op. 26 no. 7 Morton Gould Orchestra, Morton Gould 8:12
Finlandia Op. 26-7 [unknown] 9:01
Finlandia Suite, op. 26 BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, Maurice Handford 8:12
Finlandia, Allegro Moderato [unknown] 4:11
Finlandia, op. 26 [unknown] 8:58
Finlandia, op. 26 [unknown] 9:22
Finlandia, op. 26 [unknown] 2:40
Finlandia, op. 26 [unknown] 8:18
Finlandia, op. 26 [unknown] 8:17
Finlandia, op. 26 Adelaide Symphony Orchestra, Arvo Volmer 8:13
Finlandia, op. 26 Cincinnati Pops Orchestra, Erich Kunzel 7:30
Finlandia, op. 26 London Symphony Orchestra 8:28
Finlandia, op. 26 Hallé Orchestra, Sir John Barbirolli 8:27
Finlandia, op. 26 [unknown] 5:53
Finlandia, op. 26 Berliner Philharmoniker, Herbert von Karajan 9:39
Finlandia, op. 26 The Concertgebouw Orchestra, Eduard van Beinum ?:??
Finlandia, op. 26 Adelaide Symphony Orchestra 8:12
Finlandia, op. 26 Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra, Vladimir Ashkenazy 8:08
Finlandia, op. 26 Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra, Erich Kunzel 7:26
Finlandia, op. 26 Melbourne Symphony Orchestra, Hiroyuki Iwaki 8:29
Finlandia, op. 26 Gewandhausorchester Leipzig, Kurt Masur 7:44
Finlandia, op. 26 BBC National Orchestra of Wales, Thomas Søndergård 8:19
Finlandia, op. 26 London Symphony Orchestra, Sir Colin Davis 9:00
Finlandia, op. 26 Colorado Symphony, Scott O'Neil 8:46
Finlandia, op. 26 Philharmonia Orchestra, Vladimir Ashkenazy 8:07
Finlandia, op. 26 Adelaide Symphony Orchestra, Arvo Volmer 8:08
Finlandia, op. 26 Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, William Boughton 8:12
Finlandia, op. 26 Helsingin kaupunginorkesteri, Okko Kamu 8:23
Finlandia, op. 26 [unknown] 8:59
Finlandia, op. 26 Pro Musica Symphony Orchestra London, Gyorgy Alexandrov 8:36
Finlandia, op. 26 Hamburger Symphoniker, Alfred Scholz 8:25
Finlandia, op. 26 Symfonický orchester Slovenského rozhlasu, Ondrej Lenárd 8:53
Finlandia, op. 26 London Symphony Orchestra, Gennadi Rozhdestvensky 9:17
Finlandia, op. 26 London Philharmonic Orchestra, David Parry 8:06
Finlandia, op. 26 Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra, Herbert von Karajan 9:36
Finlandia, op. 26 Symfonický orchester Slovenského rozhlasu, Kenneth Schermerhorn 8:20
Finlandia, op. 26 Philharmonica Symphony Orchestra, Igor Ivanenko 2:40
Finlandia, op. 26 Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Sir Alexander Gibson 7:41
Finlandia, op. 26 Plovdiv Philharmonic Orchestra, Rouslan Raychev 9:04
Finlandia, op. 26 The Ljubljana Symphony Orchestra, Marko Munih 8:32
Finlandia, op. 26 Radio Bratislava Symphony Orchestra, Róbert Stankovský 8:47
Finlandia, Op. 26 London Symphony Orchestra, Philip Gibson 8:39
Finlandia, op. 26 (extract) partial Jean Sibelius 6:12
Finlandia, op. 26 no. 7 Sofia National Opera Orchestra, Ivan Marinov 9:01
Finlandia, op. 26 no. 7 Simfonični orkester RTV Slovenija 8:41
Finlandia, Op. 26 Tone Poem [unknown] 9:37
Finlandia, op. 26: Andante sostenuto - Allegro moderato - Allegro Philharmonia Orchestra, Kazimierz Kord 9:32
Finlandia, op. 26: Tone Poem Wiener Philharmoniker, Zubin Mehta 9:22
Finlandia, op.26/7 Orchestra of Sofia Opera, Ivan Marinov 9:02
Finlandia, symphonisch gedicht (deel 1) partial Philharmonic Promenade Orchestra, Sir Adrian Boult ?:??
Finlandia, symphonisch gedicht (deel 2) partial Philharmonic Promenade Orchestra, Sir Adrian Boult ?:??
Finlandia: Allegro partial Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, William Page 1:10
Finlandia: Allegro moderato partial Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, William Page 4:03
Finlandia: Andante sostenuto partial Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, William Page 2:40
Finlandia: Finale (extract) partial [unknown] 0:38
Hymn Tune Finlandia Maidenhead Citadel Band, Stuart Hall 1:25
Journey Through the Classics medley Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Louis Clark 3:53
Symphonic Poem Finlandia, op. 26 [unknown] ?:??
Tone Poem, Finlandia, Be Still My Soul Black Dyke Mills Band 6:51
交響詩《フィンランディア》 [unknown] 9:29