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Sibelius Edition [14-CD Set]


Release Date: 10/02/2015 
Label:  Deutsche Grammophon   Catalog #: 002362202   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Jean Sibelius
Performer:  Esa RuuttunenJohanna Rusanen-KartanoSoile IsokoskiAnne-Sophie Mutter,   ... 
Conductor:  Leonard BernsteinOkko KamuHerbert von KarajanJorma Panula,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic OrchestraHelsinki Radio SymphonyBerlin Philharmonic Orchestra,   ... 
Number of Discs: 14 
Length: 14 Hours 19 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

The Sibelius Edition” presents all the composer’s important works in a single, 14-CD box set. The 7 symphonies plus ‘Kullervo’, tone poems, concertos, stage music and songs are all here and are performed by some of the most prominent Sibelius interpreters including conductors Leonard Bernstein & Herbert von Karajan and violinist Anne- Sophie Mutter.

The music of Sibelius does not lend itself to comparison or classification. It is like a meteorite that fell from the sky.

- Herbert von Karajan

The works of Sibelius will always be a source of pleasure for listeners all over the world.

- Dmitri Shostakovich
The Sibelius Edition” presents all the composer’s important works in a single, 14-CD box set. The 7 symphonies plus ‘Kullervo’, tone poems, concertos, stage music and songs are all here and are performed by some of the most prominent Sibelius interpreters including conductors Leonard Bernstein & Herbert von Karajan and violinist Anne- Sophie Mutter.

The music of Sibelius does not lend itself to comparison or classification. It is like a meteorite that fell from the sky.

- Herbert von Karajan

The works of Sibelius will always be a source of pleasure for listeners all over the world.

- Dmitri Shostakovich Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Symphony no 1 in E minor, Op. 39 by Jean Sibelius
Conductor:  Leonard Bernstein
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1899; Finland 
2.
Symphony no 2 in D major, Op. 43 by Jean Sibelius
Conductor:  Leonard Bernstein
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1901-1902; Finland 
3.
Symphony no 3 in C major, Op. 52 by Jean Sibelius
Conductor:  Okko Kamu
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Helsinki Radio Symphony
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1907; Finland 
4.
Lemminkäinen Suite, Op. 22 by Jean Sibelius
Conductor:  Okko Kamu
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Helsinki Radio Symphony
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1893/1895; Finland 
5.
Symphony no 4 in A minor, Op. 63 by Jean Sibelius
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1911; Finland 
6.
Symphony no 6 in D minor, Op. 104 by Jean Sibelius
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1923; Finland 
7.
Symphony no 5 in E flat major, Op. 82 by Jean Sibelius
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1915/1919; Finland 
8.
Symphony no 7 in C major, Op. 105 by Jean Sibelius
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1924; Finland 
9.
Kullervo, Op. 7 by Jean Sibelius
Performer:  Esa Ruuttunen (Baritone), Johanna Rusanen-Kartano (Soprano)
Conductor:  Jorma Panula
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Turku Philharmonic Orchestra,  Laulun Ystavat Male Choir
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1892; Finland 
10.
En saga, Op. 9 by Jean Sibelius
Conductor:  Okko Kamu
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Helsinki Radio Symphony
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1892/1902; Finland 
11.
Karelia by Jean Sibelius
Conductor:  Okko Kamu
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Helsinki Radio Symphony
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1893 
12.
Rakastava, Op. 14: Suite for String Orchestra, Triangle and Timpani by Jean Sibelius
Conductor:  Sir Neville Marriner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1911-1912; Finland 
13.
Spring Song, Op. 16 by Jean Sibelius
Conductor:  Neeme Järvi
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: Finland 
14.
Finlandia, Op. 26 by Jean Sibelius
Conductor:  Neeme Järvi
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: Finland 
15.
Romance for Strings in C major, Op. 42 by Jean Sibelius
Conductor:  Vladimir Ashkenazy
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Boston Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1903; Finland 
16.
Pohjola's daughter, Op. 49 by Jean Sibelius
Conductor:  Neeme Järvi
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1906; Finland 
17.
Nightride and sunrise, Op. 55 by Jean Sibelius
Conductor:  Neeme Järvi
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1907; Finland 
18.
In memoriam, Op. 59 by Jean Sibelius
Conductor:  Jussi Jalas
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Hungarian National Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: Finland 
19.
The Bard, Op. 64 by Jean Sibelius
Conductor:  Okko Kamu
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Helsinki Radio Symphony
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1913/1914; Finland 
20.
Luonnotar, Op. 70 by Jean Sibelius
Performer:  Soile Isokoski (Soprano)
Conductor:  Neeme Järvi
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: ?1910; Finland 
21.
Oceanides, Op. 73 by Jean Sibelius
Conductor:  Neeme Järvi
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1914; Finland 
22.
Andante festivo for Strings and Timpani by Jean Sibelius
Conductor:  Neeme Järvi
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: Finland 
23.
Tapiola, Op. 112 by Jean Sibelius
Conductor:  Neeme Järvi
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1926; Finland 
24.
Concerto for Violin in D minor, Op. 47 by Jean Sibelius
Performer:  Anne-Sophie Mutter (Violin)
Conductor:  André Previn
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Staatskapelle Dresden
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1903-1905; Finland 
25.
Serenades (2) for Violin and Orchestra, Op. 69 by Jean Sibelius
Performer:  Anne-Sophie Mutter (Violin)
Conductor:  André Previn
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Staatskapelle Dresden
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1912-1913; Finland 
26.
Humoresques (6) for Violin and Orchestra: no 1 in D minor, Op. 87 no 1 by Jean Sibelius
Performer:  Anne-Sophie Mutter (Violin)
Conductor:  André Previn
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Staatskapelle Dresden
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1917; Finland 
27.
Runeberg Songs (7), Op. 13: no 4, Spring is flying by Jean Sibelius
Performer:  Kim Borg (Bass), Erik Werba (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1891; Finland 
28.
Songs (6), Op. 36: no 6, The diamond on the March snow by Jean Sibelius
Performer:  Kim Borg (Bass), Erik Werba (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1899; Finland 
29.
Songs (6), Op. 36: no 4, Sigh, sedges, sigh by Jean Sibelius
Performer:  Kim Borg (Bass), Erik Werba (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1899; Finland 
30.
Songs (6), Op. 36: no 1, Black roses by Jean Sibelius
Performer:  Kim Borg (Bass), Erik Werba (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1899; Finland 
31.
Twelfth Night, Op. 60: no 1, Come away, death by Jean Sibelius
Performer:  Kim Borg (Bass), Erik Werba (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1909; Finland 
32.
Twelfth Night, Op. 60: no 2, When that I was and a little tiny boy by Jean Sibelius
Performer:  Kim Borg (Bass), Erik Werba (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1909; Finland 
33.
Les trois soeurs aveugles by Jean Sibelius
Performer:  Kim Borg (Bass), Erik Werba (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: Finland 
34.
Songs (6), Op. 50: no 3, Im Feld ein Mädchen singt by Jean Sibelius
Performer:  Kim Borg (Bass), Erik Werba (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1906; Finland 
35.
Souda, souda, sinisorsa by Jean Sibelius
Performer:  Kim Borg (Bass), Erik Werba (Piano)
36.
Finlandia, Op. 26: Hymn by Jean Sibelius
Performer:  Kim Borg (Bass), Erik Werba (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1899-1900; Finland 
37.
Songs (7), Op. 17: no 7, Driftwood by Jean Sibelius
Performer:  Kim Borg (Bass), Erik Werba (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1898; Finland 
38.
Songs (7), Op. 17: no 6, To evening by Jean Sibelius
Performer:  Kim Borg (Bass), Erik Werba (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1898; Finland 
39.
Songs (5), Op. 37: no 4, Was it a dream? by Jean Sibelius
Performer:  Tom Krause (Baritone), Pentti Koskimies (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1902; Finland 
40.
Songs (5), Op. 37: no 5, Maiden's tryst by Jean Sibelius
Performer:  Tom Krause (Baritone), Pentti Koskimies (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1901; Finland 
41.
Songs (6), Op. 86: no 2, Longing is my heritage by Jean Sibelius
Performer:  Tom Krause (Baritone), Pentti Koskimies (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1916; Finland 
42.
Songs (5), Op. 38: no 2, on a balcony by the sea by Jean Sibelius
Performer:  Tom Krause (Baritone), Pentti Koskimies (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1902; Finland 
43.
Songs (8), Op. 61: no 4, Romea by Jean Sibelius
Performer:  Tom Krause (Baritone), Pentti Koskimies (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1910; Finland 
44.
Songs (5), Op. 38: no 1, Autumn evening by Jean Sibelius
Performer:  Tom Krause (Baritone), Pentti Koskimies (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1903; Finland 
45.
Songs (5), Op. 37: no 1, First kiss by Jean Sibelius
Performer:  Tom Krause (Baritone), Pentti Koskimies (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1898; Finland 
46.
Songs (8), Op. 61: no 1, Slowly as the evening sun by Jean Sibelius
Performer:  Tom Krause (Baritone), Pentti Koskimies (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1910; Finland 
47.
Runeberg Songs (6), Op. 90: no 1, North by Jean Sibelius
Performer:  Tom Krause (Baritone), Pentti Koskimies (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1917; Finland 
48.
Narciss by Jean Sibelius
Performer:  Tom Krause (Baritone), Pentti Koskimies (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1918; Finland 
49.
Songs (7), Op. 17: no 4, Astray by Jean Sibelius
Performer:  Tom Krause (Baritone), Pentti Koskimies (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1894; Finland 
50.
Kullervo, Op. 7: Kullervo's Lament by Jean Sibelius
Performer:  Tom Krause (Baritone), Pentti Koskimies (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1892; Finland 
51.
Quartet for Strings in D minor, Op. 56 "Voces intimae" by Jean Sibelius
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Emerson String Quartet
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1909; Finland 
52.
Malinconia for Cello and Piano, Op. 20 by Jean Sibelius
Performer:  Heinrich Schiff (Cello), Elisabeth Leonskaja (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1901; Finland 
53.
Pieces (5) for Piano, Op. 75 "Trees": no 5, The spruce by Jean Sibelius
Performer:  Bengt Forsberg (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1914; Finland 
54.
Esquisses (5) for Piano, Op. 114: no 2, Talvikuva by Jean Sibelius
Performer:  Bengt Forsberg (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1929; Finland 
55.
Pieces (10) for Piano, Op. 24: no 9, Romance in D flat major by Jean Sibelius
Performer:  Shura Cherkassky (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1894-1903; Finland 
56.
King Christian II, Op. 27 by Jean Sibelius
Conductor:  Neeme Järvi
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1898; Finland 
57.
Pelléas et Mélisande, Op. 46 by Jean Sibelius
Conductor:  Horst Stein
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Suisse Romande Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1905; Finland 
58.
Scènes historiques no 1, Op. 25 by Jean Sibelius
Conductor:  Jussi Jalas
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Hungarian National Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1899; Finland 
59.
Scènes historiques no 2, Op. 66 by Jean Sibelius
Conductor:  Jussi Jalas
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Hungarian National Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1912; Finland 
60.
Scaramouche, Op. 71 by Jean Sibelius
Conductor:  Jussi Jalas
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Hungarian National Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1913; Finland 
61.
Swanwhite, Op. 54 by Jean Sibelius
Conductor:  Jussi Jalas
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Hungarian National Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1908; Finland 
62.
Kuolema: Valse triste, Op. 44 no 1 by Jean Sibelius
Conductor:  Neeme Järvi
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1903-1904; Finland 
63.
Kuolema: Scene with Cranes, Op. 44 no 2 by Jean Sibelius
Conductor:  Neeme Järvi
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1903-1906; Finland 
64.
Kuolema: Canzonetta, Op. 62a by Jean Sibelius
Conductor:  Neeme Järvi
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1920; Finland 
65.
Kuolema: Valse romantique, Op. 62b by Jean Sibelius
Conductor:  Neeme Järvi
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1920; Finland 
66.
The Tempest, Op. 109 by Jean Sibelius
Conductor:  Jussi Jalas
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Hungarian National Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1925; Finland 

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