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Joy - Highlights From The World-famous Choir / Tapiola Choir


Release Date: 10/22/2002 
Label:  Ondine   Catalog #: 1003   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  TraditionalOskar MerikantoJean SibeliusFredrik Pacius,   ... 
Performer:  Sara LindgrenElina LaakkonenHeikki RusamaSara Hakkarainen,   ... 
Conductor:  Jorma PanulaKari Ala-PöllänenErkki PohjolaOsmo Vänskä
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Tapiola SinfoniettaTapiola Children's ChoirTapiola Choir
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 12 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Includes work(s) by various composers. Ensemble: Tapiola Children's Choir. Conductors: Erkki Pohjola, Kari Ala-Pöllänen. Includes work(s) by various composers. Ensemble: Tapiola Children's Choir. Conductors: Erkki Pohjola, Kari Ala-Pöllänen. Read less

Works on This Recording

1. This Land, My Land, Finland by Traditional
Conductor:  Jorma Panula
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Tapiola Sinfonietta,  Tapiola Children's Choir
Written: Finland 
Date of Recording: 03/1992 
Venue:  Tapiola Hall, Espoo, Finland 
Length: 1 Minutes 58 Secs. 
Language: Finnish 
2. Song of the Nation by Traditional
Conductor:  Jorma Panula
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Tapiola Sinfonietta,  Tapiola Children's Choir
Written: Finland 
Date of Recording: 03/1992 
Venue:  Tapiola Hall, Espoo, Finland 
Length: 1 Minutes 43 Secs. 
Language: Finnish 
3. Song for the Wanting Land by Oskar Merikanto
Conductor:  Jorma Panula
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Tapiola Sinfonietta,  Tapiola Children's Choir
Date of Recording: 03/1992 
Venue:  Tapiola Hall, Espoo, Finland 
Length: 3 Minutes 1 Secs. 
Language: Finnish 
4. The Hills of Karelia by Traditional
Conductor:  Jorma Panula
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Tapiola Sinfonietta,  Tapiola Children's Choir
Written: Finland 
Date of Recording: 03/1992 
Venue:  Tapiola Hall, Espoo, Finland 
Length: 2 Minutes 17 Secs. 
Language: Finnish 
5. Oh How Fair My Sweetheart Is by Traditional
Conductor:  Jorma Panula
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Tapiola Sinfonietta,  Tapiola Children's Choir
Written: Finland 
Date of Recording: 03/1992 
Venue:  Tapiola Hall, Espoo, Finland 
Length: 1 Minutes 45 Secs. 
Language: Finnish 
6. The Shepherd Piper by Traditional
Conductor:  Jorma Panula
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Tapiola Sinfonietta,  Tapiola Children's Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: Finland 
Date of Recording: 03/1992 
Venue:  Tapiola Hall, Espoo, Finland 
Length: 1 Minutes 33 Secs. 
Language: Finnish 
7. The Sky is Blue by Traditional
Conductor:  Jorma Panula
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Tapiola Sinfonietta,  Tapiola Children's Choir
Written: Finland 
Date of Recording: 03/1992 
Venue:  Tapiola Hall, Espoo, Finland 
Length: 2 Minutes 6 Secs. 
Language: Finnish 
8. Young Rascals from Härmä Village by Traditional
Performer:  Sara Lindgren (Alto)
Conductor:  Jorma Panula
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Tapiola Sinfonietta,  Tapiola Children's Choir
Written: Finland 
Date of Recording: 03/1992 
Venue:  Tapiola Hall, Espoo, Finland 
Length: 2 Minutes 7 Secs. 
Language: Finnish 
9. An Orphan's Sigh by Traditional
Performer:  Elina Laakkonen (Alto)
Conductor:  Jorma Panula
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Tapiola Sinfonietta,  Tapiola Children's Choir
Written: Finland 
Date of Recording: 03/1992 
Venue:  Tapiola Hall, Espoo, Finland 
Length: 2 Minutes 44 Secs. 
Language: Finnish 
10. Finlandia, Op. 26: Hymn by Jean Sibelius
Conductor:  Jorma Panula
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Tapiola Sinfonietta,  Tapiola Children's Choir
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1899-1900; Finland 
Date of Recording: 03/1992 
Venue:  Tapiola Hall, Espoo, Finland 
Length: 2 Minutes 8 Secs. 
Language: Finnish 
11. Maamme by Fredrik Pacius
Conductor:  Kari Ala-Pöllänen
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Tapiola Choir
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1848; Finland 
Date of Recording: 1999 
Venue:  Tapiola Hall, Espoo, Finland 
Length: 3 Minutes 5 Secs. 
Language: Finnish 
12. Hunting Song by Veljo Tormis
Conductor:  Kari Ala-Pöllänen
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Tapiola Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Date of Recording: 1996 
Venue:  Järvenpää Hall, Finland 
Length: 1 Minutes 41 Secs. 
Language: Finnish 
13. By the Riverside by Veljo Tormis
Conductor:  Kari Ala-Pöllänen
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Tapiola Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Date of Recording: 1996 
Venue:  Järvenpää Hall, Finland 
Length: 1 Minutes 11 Secs. 
Language: Finnish 
14. On Vepsian Pathways by Veljo Tormis
Performer:  Heikki Rusama (Shaman Drum)
Conductor:  Kari Ala-Pöllänen
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Tapiola Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1983 
Date of Recording: 1996 
Venue:  Järvenpää Hall, Finland 
Length: 2 Minutes 1 Secs. 
Language: Finnish 
15. The Oak Tree by Veljo Tormis
Conductor:  Kari Ala-Pöllänen
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Tapiola Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Date of Recording: 1996 
Venue:  Järvenpää Hall, Finland 
Length: 0 Minutes 41 Secs. 
Language: Finnish 
16. Herding Song by Veljo Tormis
Performer:  Sara Hakkarainen (Soprano)
Conductor:  Kari Ala-Pöllänen
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Tapiola Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Date of Recording: 1996 
Venue:  Järvenpää Hall, Finland 
Length: 1 Minutes 47 Secs. 
Language: Finnish 
17. On the Sea Shore by Veljo Tormis
Conductor:  Kari Ala-Pöllänen
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Tapiola Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Date of Recording: 1996 
Venue:  Järvenpää Hall, Finland 
Length: 1 Minutes 20 Secs. 
Language: Finnish 
18. The Volcano of Aizu Bandai by Traditional
Performer:  Uki Ovaskainen (Piano)
Conductor:  Kari Ala-Pöllänen
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Tapiola Choir
Date of Recording: 1996 
Venue:  Järvenpää Hall, Finland 
Length: 2 Minutes 2 Secs. 
Language: Japanese 
19. Red Dragonfly by Kosaku Yamada
Performer:  Hannu Hirvensalo (Boy Soprano)
Conductor:  Kari Ala-Pöllänen
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Tapiola Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1927; Japan 
Date of Recording: 1996 
Venue:  Järvenpää Hall, Finland 
Length: 2 Minutes 13 Secs. 
Language: Japanese 
20. Siyahamba by Traditional
Conductor:  Kari Ala-Pöllänen
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Tapiola Choir
Written: South Africa 
Date of Recording: 1996 
Venue:  Järvenpää Hall, Finland 
Length: 1 Minutes 44 Secs. 
Language: English 
21. Aglepta by Arne Mellnäs
Conductor:  Kari Ala-Pöllänen
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Tapiola Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1969; Sweden 
Date of Recording: 1996 
Venue:  Järvenpää Hall, Finland 
Length: 4 Minutes 52 Secs. 
Language: English 
22. Winter was hard, Op. 20 by Aulis Sallinen
Conductor:  Erkki Pohjola
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Tapiola Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1989; Finland 
Date of Recording: 01/1992 
Venue:  Järvenpää Hall, Finland 
Length: 1 Minutes 37 Secs. 
Language: Finnish 
23. Suita grammaticale, Op. 28 by Aulis Sallinen
Conductor:  Osmo Vänskä
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Tapiola Sinfonietta,  Tapiola Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1971; Finland 
Date of Recording: 01/1992 
Venue:  Järvenpää Hall, Finland 
Length: 2 Minutes 57 Secs. 
Language: Finnish 
24. Maria, Herran piikanen by Traditional
Conductor:  Erkki Pohjola
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Tapiola Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Date of Recording: 01/1992 
Venue:  Järvenpää Hall, Finland 
Length: 1 Minutes 49 Secs. 
Language: Finnish 
25. At Christmas God Came on Earth by Pekka Jalkanen
Conductor:  Erkki Pohjola
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Tapiola Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: Finland 
Date of Recording: 01/1994 
Venue:  Finlandia Hall, Helsinki, Finland 
Length: 1 Minutes 50 Secs. 
Language: Finnish 
26. The Guardian Angel by P.J. Hannikainen
Conductor:  Kari Ala-Pöllänen
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Tapiola Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1954; Finland 
Date of Recording: 1997 
Venue:  Roihuvori Church, Helsinki, Finland 
Length: 1 Minutes 11 Secs. 
Language: Finnish 
27. Evening Prayer by Sofie Lithenius
Performer:  Matti Vainio (Organ)
Conductor:  Kari Ala-Pöllänen
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Tapiola Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: Finland 
Date of Recording: 1997 
Venue:  Roihuvori Church, Helsinki, Finland 
Length: 2 Minutes 6 Secs. 
Language: Finnish 
28. Here Beneath a Northern Star by Traditional
Performer:  Matti Kontio (Kantele)
Conductor:  Kari Ala-Pöllänen
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Tapiola Choir
Written: Finland 
Date of Recording: 1997 
Venue:  Roihuvori Church, Helsinki, Finland 
Length: 2 Minutes 40 Secs. 
Language: Finnish 
29. The Little Bird's Praise by Traditional
Performer:  Sinikka Kontio (Kantele)
Conductor:  Kari Ala-Pöllänen
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Tapiola Choir
Written: Finland 
Date of Recording: 1997 
Venue:  Roihuvori Church, Helsinki, Finland 
Length: 0 Minutes 50 Secs. 
Language: Finnish 
30. My Kantele by Kreeta Haapasalo
Performer:  Matti Kontio (Kantele)
Conductor:  Kari Ala-Pöllänen
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Tapiola Choir
Period: Romantic 
Written: Finland 
Date of Recording: 1997 
Venue:  Roihuvori Church, Helsinki, Finland 
Length: 2 Minutes 56 Secs. 
Language: Finnish 
31. A Finnish Prayer by Taneli Kuusisto
Performer:  Matti Vainio (Organ)
Conductor:  Kari Ala-Pöllänen
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Tapiola Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: Finland 
Date of Recording: 1997 
Venue:  Roihuvori Church, Helsinki, Finland 
Length: 2 Minutes 23 Secs. 
Language: Finnish 
32. Spring Hymn by Traditional
Performer:  Matti Vainio (Organ)
Conductor:  Kari Ala-Pöllänen
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Tapiola Choir
Written: Finland 
Date of Recording: 1997 
Venue:  Roihuvori Church, Helsinki, Finland 
Length: 2 Minutes 44 Secs. 
Language: Finnish 
33. Thank You, Lord! by Oskar Merikanto
Performer:  Matti Vainio (Organ)
Conductor:  Kari Ala-Pöllänen
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Tapiola Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1924; Finland 
Date of Recording: 1997 
Venue:  Roihuvori Church, Helsinki, Finland 
Length: 2 Minutes 35 Secs. 
Language: Finnish 

Sound Samples

Kotimaani ompi Suomi (This Land, My Land, Finland)
Kansalaislaulu (Song of the Nation)
Nalkamaan laulu (Song of the Wanting Land)
Jo Karjalan kunnailla (The Hills of Karelia)
Minun kultani kaunis on (Oh How Fair My Sweetheart is)
Soittajapaimen (The Shepherd Piper)
Taivas on sininen ja valkoinen (The Sky is Blue)
Mina olen Harman Kankaanpaasta (From Kankaanpaa in Harma am I)
Orvon huokaus (An Orphan's Sigh)
Finlandia-hymni: Finlandia-Hymn
Maamme (Finland)
Suomalais-ugrilaisia maisemia (Finno-Ugric Landscapes): No. 1. Metsastyslauli (Hunting Song)
Suomalais-ugrilaisia maisemia (Finno-Ugric Landscapes): No. 4. Joen rannalla (By the Riverside)
Suomalais-ugrilaisia maisemia (Finno-Ugric Landscapes): No. 9. Vepsan poluilla (On Vespian Pathways)
Suomalais-ugrilaisia maisemia (Finno-Ugric Landscapes): No. 11. Tammipuu (The Oak Tree)
Suomalais-ugrilaisia maisemia (Finno-Ugric Landscapes): No. 12. Paimenessa (Herding Song)
Suomalais-ugrilaisia maisemia (Finno-Ugric Landscapes): No. 14. Meren rannalla (On the Sea Shore)
Aisu Bandaisan (The Volcano of Aizu Bandai)
Akatonbo (Red Dragonfly)
Siyahamba
Aglepta
Vintern var hard (The Winter was Hard), Op. 20
Kieliopillinen sarja (Suite grammaticale), Op. 28: I. Die erste Deklination
Maria, Herran Piikanen (Mary, Handmaiden of the Lord)
Jouluna Jumala Syntyi (At Christmas God Came to Earth)
Suojelusenkeli (The Guardian Angel)
Iltarukous (Evening Prayer)
Taalla Pohjantahden alla (Under the North Star)
Pikkulinnun ylistys (Little Bird's Adoration)
Kanteleeni (My Kantele)
Suomalainen rukous (Finnish Prayer)
Suvivirsi (Summer Hymn)
Kiitos Sulle Jumalani (Thank You, My God)

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