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The Very Best Of Sibelius


Release Date: 10/31/2006 
Label:  Naxos   Catalog #: 8552135   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Jean Sibelius
Performer:  Hĺvard GimseJouni SomeroHannu JurmuDong-Suk Kang,   ... 
Conductor:  Patrick GalloisPetri SakariAdrian LeaperJorma Panula
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Sinfonia FinlandiaIceland Symphony OrchestraCapella Istropolitana,   ... 
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 7 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1.
Pelléas et Mélisande, Op. 46: no 1, At the castle gate by Jean Sibelius
Conductor:  Patrick Gallois
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Sinfonia Finlandia
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1905; Finland 
Length: 2 Minutes 42 Secs. 
2.
Kyllikki, Op. 41: 3rd movement, Commodo by Jean Sibelius
Performer:  Hĺvard Gimse (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1904; Finland 
Length: 3 Minutes 18 Secs. 
3.
Oceanides, Op. 73 by Jean Sibelius
Conductor:  Petri Sakari
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Iceland Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1914; Finland 
Length: 10 Minutes 18 Secs. 
4.
Andante festivo for Strings and Timpani by Jean Sibelius
Conductor:  Adrian Leaper
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Capella Istropolitana
Period: Romantic 
Written: Finland 
Length: 4 Minutes 27 Secs. 
Notes: Composition written: Finland (1922).
Composition revised: Finland (1938). 
5.
Songs (6), Op. 36: no 4, Sigh, sedges, sigh by Jean Sibelius
Performer:  Jouni Somero (Piano), Hannu Jurmu (Tenor)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1899; Finland 
Length: 2 Minutes 29 Secs. 
Language: Finnish 
6.
Kuolema: Valse triste, Op. 44 no 1 by Jean Sibelius
Conductor:  Jorma Panula
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Turku Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1903-1904; Finland 
Length: 4 Minutes 41 Secs. 
7.
Symphony no 5 in E flat major, Op. 82: 3rd movement, Allegro molto by Jean Sibelius
Conductor:  Adrian Leaper
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Slovak Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1915-1919; Finland 
Length: 9 Minutes 27 Secs. 
8.
Romance for Strings in C major, Op. 42 by Jean Sibelius
Conductor:  Adrian Leaper
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Capella Istropolitana
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1903; Finland 
Length: 4 Minutes 50 Secs. 
9.
Pohjola's daughter, Op. 49 by Jean Sibelius
Conductor:  Petri Sakari
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Iceland Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1906; Finland 
Length: 13 Minutes 58 Secs. 
10.
Finlandia, Op. 26 by Jean Sibelius
Conductor:  Jorma Panula
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Turku Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: Finland 
Length: 8 Minutes 12 Secs. 
Notes: Composition written: Finland (1899 - 1900). 
11.
Karelia Suite, Op. 11: no 1, Intermezzo by Jean Sibelius
Conductor:  Petri Sakari
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Iceland Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1893; Finland 
Length: 3 Minutes 51 Secs. 
12.
Karelia Suite, Op. 11: no 3, Alla marcia by Jean Sibelius
Conductor:  Petri Sakari
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Iceland Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1893; Finland 
Length: 4 Minutes 30 Secs. 
13.
Concerto for Violin in D minor, Op. 47: 2nd movement, Adagio di molto by Jean Sibelius
Performer:  Dong-Suk Kang (Violin)
Conductor:  Adrian Leaper
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Polish Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1903-1905; Finland 
Length: 7 Minutes 53 Secs. 
14.
En saga, Op. 9 by Jean Sibelius
Conductor:  Adrian Leaper
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Slovak Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1892/1902; Finland 
Length: 17 Minutes 28 Secs. 
15.
Songs (7), Op. 17: no 6, To evening by Jean Sibelius
Performer:  Hannu Jurmu (Tenor), Jouni Somero (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1898; Finland 
Length: 1 Minutes 33 Secs. 
Language: Finnish 
16.
The Tempest, Op. 109: Suite no 2 - Dance of the Nymphs by Jean Sibelius
Conductor:  Petri Sakari
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Iceland Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1925; Finland 
Length: 1 Minutes 56 Secs. 
17.
Symphony no 1 in E minor, Op. 39: 3rd movement, Scherzo by Jean Sibelius
Conductor:  Adrian Leaper
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Slovak Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1899; Finland 
Length: 5 Minutes 9 Secs. 
18.
Lemminkäinen Suite, Op. 22: no 3, Swan of Tuonela by Jean Sibelius
Conductor:  Petri Sakari
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Iceland Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1893-1897; Finland 
Length: 9 Minutes 11 Secs. 
19.
Pieces (5) for Piano, Op. 85 "Flowers": no 2, Carnation by Jean Sibelius
Performer:  Risto Lauriala (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1916; Finland 
Length: 1 Minutes 35 Secs. 
20.
Symphony no 2 in D major, Op. 43: 4th movement, Allegro moderato by Jean Sibelius
Conductor:  Adrian Leaper
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Slovak Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1901-1902; Finland 
Length: 13 Minutes 30 Secs. 

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