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SIBELIUS (THE VERY BEST OF)

Jean Sibelius is considered the greatest Finnish composer and from the late 19th and early 20th centuries, defined Finnish music, becoming the nationalist voice of his country. This 2-CD survey includes favourite works from his symphonic, vocal, and instrumental music, such as the Violin Concerto, The Swan of Tuonela, and the Valse triste.



Disc 1

Sibelius, Jean

  Pelleas and Melisande, Op. 46: No. 1. At the Castle Gate
1.   Play with flash player Pelleas and Melisande, Op. 46: No. 1. At the Castle Gate 00:02:44
  Kyllikki, Op. 41: No. 3. Commodo
2.   Play with flash player Kyllikki, Op. 41: No. 3. Commodo 00:03:18
  The Oceanides, Op. 73
3.   Play with flash player The Oceanides, Op. 73 00:10:48
  Andante festivo, JS 34b (version for string orchestra)
4.   Play with flash player Andante festivo, JS 34b (version for string orchestra) 00:04:32

Sibelius, Jean
Josephson, Ernst / Fröding, Gustaf / Runeberg, Johan Ludvig / Wecksell, Josef Julius, lyricist(s)

  6 Songs, Op. 36: No. 4. Reed, reed, rustle
5.   Play with flash player 6 Songs, Op. 36: No. 4. Reed, reed, rustle 00:02:27

Sibelius, Jean

  Valse triste, Op. 44, No. 1
6.   Play with flash player Valse triste, Op. 44, No. 1 00:04:36
  Symphony No. 5 in E-Flat Major, Op. 82: III. Allegro molto
7.   Play with flash player Symphony No. 5 in E - Flat Major, Op. 82: III. Allegro molto 00:09:26
  Romance in C Major, Op. 42
8.   Play with flash player Romance in C Major, Op. 42 00:04:55
  Pohjola's Daughter, Op. 49
9.   Play with flash player Pohjola's Daughter, Op. 49 00:14:01
  Finlandia, Op. 26
10.   Play with flash player Finlandia, Op. 26 00:08:16


Disc 2

Sibelius, Jean

  Karelia Suite, Op. 11: excerpts
1.   Play with flash player I. Intermezzo 00:03:53
2.   Play with flash player III. Alla marcia 00:04:31
  Violin Concerto in D Minor, Op. 47: II. Adagio di molto
3.   Play with flash player Violin Concerto in D Minor, Op. 47: II. Adagio di molto 00:07:54
  En saga, Op. 9
4.   Play with flash player En saga, Op. 9 00:17:27

Sibelius, Jean
Forsman, Aukusti Valdemar / Calamnius, Ilmari / Runeberg, Johan Ludvig / Tavaststjerna, Karl August / Levertin, Oscar, lyricist(s)

  7 Songs, Op. 17: No. 6. To Evening
5.   Play with flash player 7 Songs, Op. 17: No. 6. To Evening 00:01:31

Sibelius, Jean

  The Tempest, Suite No. 2, Op. 109: No. 3. Dance of the Nymphs
6.   Play with flash player The Tempest, Suite No. 2, Op. 109: No. 3. Dance of the Nymphs 00:01:56
  Symphony No. 1 in E Minor, Op. 39: III. Scherzo: Allegro
7.   Play with flash player Symphony No. 1 in E Minor, Op. 39: III. Scherzo: Allegro 00:05:08
  Lemminkainen Suite, Op. 22: II. The Swan of Tuonela
8.   Play with flash player Lemminkainen Suite, Op. 22: II. The Swan of Tuonela 00:09:13
  5 Pieces, Op. 85, "Flowers": No. 2. Carnation
9.   Play with flash player 5 Pieces, Op. 85, "Flowers": No. 2. Carnation 00:01:34
  Symphony No. 2 in D Major, Op. 43: IV. Finale
10.   Play with flash player Symphony No. 2 in D Major, Op. 43: IV. Finale 00:13:21

Total Playing Time: 02:11:31






Composer(s):
Sibelius, Jean

Lyricist(s):
Calamnius, Ilmari; Forsman, Aukusti Valdemar; Fröding, Gustaf; Josephson, Ernst; Levertin, Oscar; Runeberg, Johan Ludvig; Tavaststjerna, Karl August; Wecksell, Josef Julius

Conductor(s):
Gallois, Patrick; Leaper, Adrian; Panula, Jorma; Sakari, Petri

Orchestra(s):
Capella Istropolitana; Iceland Symphony Orchestra; Sinfonia Finlandia Jyväskylä; Slovak Philharmonic Orchestra; Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra; Turku Philharmonic Orchestra

Artist(s):
Gimse, Havard; Jurmu, Hannu; Kang, Dong-Suk; Lauriala, Risto; Somero, Jouni

Label: Naxos

Genre: Concerto; Instrumental; Orchestral; Vocal

Period: 20th Century

Catalogue No: 8.552135-36

Barcode: 0730099213523

Release Date: 10/2006

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