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Christmas In Ainola

Release Date: 11/24/2008 
Label:  Ondine   Catalog #: 966   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Jean SibeliusLeevi Madetoja
Performer:  Jorma HynninenRaimo SirkiäMonica Groop
Conductor:  Jorma PanulaPertti PekkanenTimo LehtovaaraMarkus Lehtinen
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Tapiola ChoirJyväskylä SinfoniaKampin Laulu,   ... 
Number of Discs: 1 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Christmas in Ainola
Christmas Carols by Jean Sibelius and other Christmas songs

Hynninen, Groop, Tapiola Choir, etc.

Jean Sibelius (1865-1957)
1. En etsi valtaa loistoa, op. 1 / We Ask For Nothing Rich Or Rare 3:25
2. On hanget korkeat nietokset, op. 1 / The Shining Snows Are Driven High 2:28
3. Jo joutuu ilta, op. 1 Christmas Carol / O'er Hill And Dale 2:06
4. Joulu saapuu portin luo, op. 1 / Now Stands Yule at the Snowy Gate 1:46
5. Tervehtii jo meitä, op.1 / Now is Christmas Coming 2:46
6. Joululaulu (Nyt seimelle pienoisen lapsen) 2:15
7. Andante festivo 4:17

Leevi Madetoja (1887-1947)
8. Arkihuolesi kaikki heitä / Cast Off
Read more Thy Everyday Cares 1:49
9. Enkelien joululaulu (Ylistäkää Jumalaa, taivas ja maa) 1:56

Piae Cantiones
10. Ecce novum gaudium 1:53
11. Angelus emittitur 1:59

12. Enkeli taivaan lausui näin / From Heaven Above 2:42

13. Maa on niin kaunis / The Earth is Beautiful 2:21

Piae Cantiones
14. Psallat scholarum concio 1:46
15. Ave maris stella 1:55

Jean Sibelius (1865-1957)
16-17. Sonatina op.80
16. Andantino (4:28)
17. Lento-Allegretto-Vivace (3:56)

18. Kuului laulu enkelten / Angels, from the Realms of Glory 2:14

Otto Kotilainen (1868 - 1936)
19. Kun joulu on / At Christmastide 2:35

20. Joulupuu on rakennettu / The Christmas Tree 1:31
21. No onkos tullut kesä / Is It Suddenly Summer? 1:18

Johann Strauss (1804-1849)
22. Radetzky-marssi / Radetzky March 2:42

Tapiola Choir (1)
Jorma Hynninen, baritone (1)
Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra (1)
Raimo Sirkiä, tenor (2,19)
Jyväskylä Sinfonia (2,19)
Ritva-Liisa Korhonen, soprano (3)
Tampere Philharmonic Orchestra (3)
Chamber Choir Kampin laulu (4,5,9-13,20,21)
Pertti Eerola, organ (4,5,12,13)
Jubilate Choir (6)
Virtuosi di Kuhmo (7)
Monica Groop, mezzosoprano (8)

Turku Castle Chamber Choir (14,15)
Yoshiko Arai, violin (16,17)
Eero Heinonen, piano (16,17)
Marita Viitasalo, piano (22)

Jorma Panula, conductor (1)
Pertti Pekkanen, conductor (2,19)
Kyösti Haatanen, conductor (3)
Timo Lehtovaara, conductor (4,5,9-13,20,21)
Astrid Riska, conductor (6)
Peter Csaba, conductor (7)
Markus Lehtinen, conductor (8)
Heikki Seppänen, conductor
Erkki Pohjola, conductor
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Works on This Recording

Christmas Songs (5), Op. 1: no 4, Give me no splendour, gold or pomp by Jean Sibelius
Performer:  Jorma Hynninen (Baritone)
Conductor:  Jorma Panula
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Tapiola Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1895-1909; Finland 
Christmas Songs (5), Op. 1: no 5, High are the snowdrifts by Jean Sibelius
Performer:  Raimo Sirkiä (Tenor)
Conductor:  Pertti Pekkanen
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Jyväskylä Sinfonia
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1901; Finland 
Christmas Songs (5), Op. 1: no 1, Now Christmas stands at the snowy gate by Jean Sibelius
Conductor:  Timo Lehtovaara
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Kampin Laulu
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1895-1909; Finland 
Christmas Songs (5), Op. 1: no 2, Now Christmas comes by Jean Sibelius
Conductor:  Timo Lehtovaara
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Kampin Laulu
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1895-1909; Finland 
Cast off thy everyday cares by Leevi Madetoja
Performer:  Monica Groop (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  Markus Lehtinen
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Tampere Chamber Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: Finland 

Sound Samples

5 Christmas Songs, Op. 1 (version for children's chorus): 5 Christmas Songs, Op. 1: No. 4. En etsi valtaa, loistoa (Give me no splendour, gold or pomp) (version for children's chorus)
5 Christmas Songs, Op. 1: No. 5. On hanget korkeat nietokset (High are the snowdrifts)
5 Christmas Songs, Op. 1: No. 3. Jo joutuu ilta (Over Hill and Dale)
5 Christmas Songs, Op. 1: No. 1. Joulu saapuu portin luo (Nu star jul vid snoig port) (Now Christmas stands at the snowy gate)
5 Christmas Songs, Op. 1: No. 2. Tervehtii jo meita (Nu sa kommer julen) (Now Christmas is coming)
Joululaulu (Christmas Song)
Andante festivo (version for string orchestra)
Arkihuolesi kaikki heita (Cast Off All Care) (arr. for mezzo-soprano and orchestra)
Enkelien joululaulu (The Angel's Carol)
Ecce novum gaudium (Behold the new Joy)
Angelus emittitur
Enkeli taivaan lausui nain (From Heaven Above)
Maa on niin kaunis (The Earth is Beautiful)
Psallat scholarum concio
Ave maris stella
Violin Sonatina in E major, Op. 80: II. Andantino
Violin Sonatina in E major, Op. 80: III. Lento - Allegretto - Vivace
Kuului laulu enkelten (Angels, from the Realms of Glory)
Kun Joulu on (When it's Christmas) (arr. for tenor and orchestra)
Joulupuu on rekennettu (The Christmas Tree)
No onkos tullut kesa (Is it suddenly summer?)
Radetzky March, Op. 228

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