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Christmas Carols And Arias / Monica Groop


Release Date: 11/24/2008 
Label:  Ondine   Catalog #: 857   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Otto KotilainenGustaf NordqvistLeevi Madetoja
Performer:  Monica Groop
Conductor:  Markus Lehtinen
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Tampere Philharmonic Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1 
Length:  1 Hours 55 Mins. 

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This CD is reissued by ArkivMusic.

Notes and Editorial Reviews

1. Kun joulu on/Christmas is Come 2:29
2. Mökit nukkuu lumiset/Snowbound Cottages Sleep 3:50
3. Jouluyö, juhlayö/Silent Night, Holy Night 3:01
4. Heinillä härkien kaukalon/There in the Hay of the Ox's Stall 3:37
5. Jul, jul strålande jul/Yule, Yule, Radiant Yule 3:44
6. Betlehems stjärna/Star of Bethlehem 3:43
7. Marie Wiegenlied/Maria's Lullaby 2:15
8. Arkihuolesi kaikki heitä/Cast off Thy Everyday Cares 1:49
9. Taas kaikki kauniit muistot 2:25
10. Sylvian joululaulu/Sylvia's Carol 2:47
11. Ja neitsyt pikku poijuttansa/The Virgin Rocks Her Baby Boy 1:40
12. Te lapsoset, lapsoset kiiruhtakaa/Hurry, Children 3:42
13.
Read more Varpunen jouluaamuna/A Sparrow on Christmas Morning 3:52
14. Kristuslapsen kehtolaulu/The Christchild's Lullaby 3:49
15. Schlafendes Jesuskind/The Sleeping Christchild 3:04
16. Nun wandre Maria/Make Your Way, Maria 2:43
17. O Jesulein süß/O Little Jesus 2:54
18. Ave Maria/Hail Mary 2:37

Monica Groop, mezzosoprano
Tampere Philharmonic Orchestra
Sympaatti Youth Choir

Markus Lehtinen, conductor
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Works on This Recording

1. The Sparrow's Christmas by Otto Kotilainen
Performer:  Monica Groop (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  Markus Lehtinen
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Tampere Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: Finland 
2. Jul, jul stralande jul by Gustaf Nordqvist
Performer:  Monica Groop (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  Markus Lehtinen
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Tampere Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: Sweden 
3. Cast off thy everyday cares by Leevi Madetoja
Performer:  Monica Groop (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  Markus Lehtinen
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Tampere Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: Finland 

Sound Samples

Kun Joulu on (When it's Christmas) (arr. for mezzo-soprano and orchestra)
Mokit nukkuu lumiset (The Snowbound Cottages Sleep)
Jouluyo, juhlayo (Silent Night) (arr. for mezzo-soprano, chorus and orchestra)
Heinilla harkien kaukalon (There in the Hay of the Ox's Stall) (arr. for mezzo-soprano, chorus and orchestra)
Jul, jul stralande jul (Yule, Yule, Radiant Yule) (arr. for mezzo-soprano and orchestra)
Betlehems stjarna (Star of Bethlehem) (arr. for mezzo-soprano, chorus and orchestra)
Schlichte Weisen, Op. 76: No. 52. Maria Wiegenlied
Arkihuolesi kaikki heita (Cast Off All Care) (arr. for mezzo-soprano and orchestra)
Taas kaikki kauniit muistot (Those Memories of Old) (arr. for mezzo-soprano and orchestra)
Sylvian joululaulu (Sylvia's Carol): (arr. for mezzo-soprano and orchestra)
Ja neitsyt pikku poijuttansa (The Virgin Rocks Her Baby Boy): (arr. for mezzo-soprano and orchestra)
Te lapsoset, lapsoset kuruhtakaa (O Hurry, Ye Children) (arr. for mezzo-soprano, chorus and orchestra)
Varpunen jouluaamuna (The sparrow on Christmas morning): (arr. for mezzo-soprano and orchestra)
Kristuslapsen kehtolaulu (The Christchild's Lullaby), Op. 42, No. 2: Kristuslapsen kehtolaulu (Christkindleins Wiegenlied, The Christchild's Lullaby), Op. 42, No. 2 (arr. for mezzo-soprano and orchestra)
Morike Lieder (arr. for mezzo-soprano and orchestra): Morike Lieder: No. 25. Schlafendes Jesuskind (arr. for mezzo-soprano and orchestra)
Spanisches Liederbuch: Geistliche Lieder (arr. for mezzo-soprano and orchestra): Spanisches Liederbuch: Geistliche Lieder: No. 3. Nun wandre Maria (arr. for mezzo-soprano and orchestra)
O Jesulein suss, o Jesulein mild, BWV 493 (arr. for mezzo-soprano and orchestra)
Ave Maria (arr. for mezzo-soprano and orchestra)

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