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Sibelius - Greatest Hits


Release Date: 11/14/1995 
Label:  Sony   Catalog #: 69252   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Jean Sibelius
Performer:  Lin Cho-LiangCarolyn HoveRonald Leonard
Conductor:  Eugene OrmandyEsa-Pekka SalonenSir Andrew DavisLorin Maazel,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philadelphia OrchestraSwedish Radio Symphony OrchestraLos Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra,   ... 
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 18 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1. Karelia Suite, Op. 11: no 3, Alla marcia by Jean Sibelius
Conductor:  Eugene Ormandy
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philadelphia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1893; Finland 
Notes: This selection is an ADD recording. 
2. Concerto for Violin in D minor, Op. 47: 3rd movement, Allegro ma non tanto by Jean Sibelius
Performer:  Lin Cho-Liang (Violin)
Conductor:  Esa-Pekka Salonen
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1903-1905; Finland 
3. Finlandia, Op. 26 by Jean Sibelius
Conductor:  Esa-Pekka Salonen
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: Finland 
Notes: Composition written: Finland (1899 - 1900). 
4. Kuolema: Valse triste, Op. 44 no 1 by Jean Sibelius
Conductor:  Esa-Pekka Salonen
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1903-1904; Finland 
5. Lemminkäinen Suite, Op. 22: no 3, Swan of Tuonela by Jean Sibelius
Performer:  Carolyn Hove (English Horn), Ronald Leonard (Cello)
Conductor:  Esa-Pekka Salonen
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1893-1897; Finland 
6. Symphony no 2 in D major, Op. 43: 3rd movement, Vivacissimo by Jean Sibelius
Conductor:  Sir Andrew Davis
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Toronto Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1901-1902; Finland 
7. Symphony no 2 in D major, Op. 43: 4th movement, Allegro moderato by Jean Sibelius
Conductor:  Sir Andrew Davis
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Toronto Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1901-1902; Finland 
8. Symphony no 1 in E minor, Op. 39: 3rd movement, Scherzo by Jean Sibelius
Conductor:  Lorin Maazel
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1899; Finland 
9. Pelléas et Mélisande, Op. 46: no 4, Spring in the park by Jean Sibelius
Conductor:  Zubin Mehta
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Israel Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1905; Finland 
10. Quartet for Strings in D minor, Op. 56 "Voces intimae": 2nd movement, Vivace by Jean Sibelius
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Juilliard String Quartet
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1909; Finland 
11. Symphony no 5 in E flat major, Op. 82: 3rd movement, Allegro molto by Jean Sibelius
Conductor:  Lorin Maazel
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1915-1919; Finland 
12. Reed, reed, rustle, JS 42 by Jean Sibelius
Conductor:  Louis Lane
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cleveland Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: Finland 
Notes: This selection is an ADD recording. 

Sound Samples

Finlandia, Op. 26
Valse triste, Op. 44, No. 1 (from "Kuolema")
The Swan of Tuonela, Op. 22, No. 3 (from "Lemminkäinen Suite")
III. Alla marcia. Moderato from Karelia Suite, Op. 11
III. Allegro ma non tanto from Concerto for Violin and Orchestra in D minor, Op. 47
III. Scherzo. Allegro from Symphony No. 1 in E minor, Op. 39
Am Wunderhorn in Park (Act II, Scene I: Introduction) from "Pelleas und Melisande, Op. 46"
II. Vivace from String Quartet in D minor, Op. 56 "Voces intimae"
III. Allegro molto from Symphony No. 5 in E-flat Major, Op. 82
Romance in C major for String Orchestra, Op. 42
III. Vivacissimo - Lento e suave (attaca:)
IV. Finale. Allegro moderato

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