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What's A Nice Chord Like You...? - Nuorvala: Chamber Music


Release Date: 07/25/2000 
Label:  Bis   Catalog #: 1107   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Juhani Nuorvala
Performer:  Heikki NikulaAino Meisalmi-MinklainenKirsti VäyrynenJaakko Vuornos,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Kerava QuartetAvanti String Quartet
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 7 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1. Impromptus (3) for Clarinet and Kantele by Juhani Nuorvala
Performer:  Heikki Nikula (Clarinet), Aino Meisalmi-Minklainen (Kantele)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1995; Finland 
Date of Recording: 05/15/1996 
Venue:  Kanneltalo, Helsinki, Finland 
Length: 15 Minutes 18 Secs. 
2. Quartet for Strings no 2 by Juhani Nuorvala
Performer:  Kirsti Väyrynen (Cello), Jaakko Vuornos (Violin), Erkki Palola (Violin),
Atso Lehto (Viola)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Kerava Quartet
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1997; Finland 
Date of Recording: 03/03/1999 
Venue:  Radio House, Helsinki, Finland 
Length: 17 Minutes 6 Secs. 
3. What's a Nice Chord like You Doing in a Piece like This? by Juhani Nuorvala
Performer:  Mikko Luoma (Accordion)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1996; Finland 
Date of Recording: 08/19/1993 
Venue:  Radio House, Helsinki, Finland 
Length: 7 Minutes 50 Secs. 
4. Quartet for Strings no 1 "Dancescapes" by Juhani Nuorvala
Performer:  Lea Pekkala (Cello), Tuula Riisalo (Viola), Anna Hohti (Violin),
John Storgårds (Violin)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Avanti String Quartet
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1992; Finland 
Date of Recording: 09/26/1995 
Venue:  Radio House, Helsinki, Finland 
Length: 18 Minutes 31 Secs. 
5. Twitching Gait by Juhani Nuorvala
Performer:  Risto Poutanen (Cello), Jari Valo (Violin), Pasi Pirinen (Trumpet),
Petri Alanko (Flute), Heikki Nikula (Clarinet)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1993; Finland 
Date of Recording: 09/26/1995 
Venue:  Radio House, Helsinki, Finland 
Length: 6 Minutes 38 Secs. 

Sound Samples

3 Impromptus: I. Quite slowly and freely
3 Impromptus: II. Rock tempo
3 Impromptus: III. Slowly; gently
String Quartet No. 2: I. Andante
String Quartet No. 2: II. Tranquillo
String Quartet No. 2: III. Allegro
What´s a Nice Chord Like You Doing in a Piece Like This?
String Quartet No. 1, ''Dancescapes'': I. Introduction
String Quartet No. 1, ''Dancescapes'': II. Main Movement
String Quartet No. 1, ''Dancescapes'': III. Epilogue
Twitching Gait

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