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Essential Highlights Of Karita Mattila

Mattila,Karita
Release Date: 04/27/2010 
Label:  Ondine   Catalog #: 252-2   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Richard WagnerAntonín DvorákGiuseppe VerdiGiacomo Puccini,   ... 
Performer:  Karita MattilaIlmo Ranta
Conductor:  Jukka-Pekka Saraste
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 57 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1. Tannhäuser: Dich teure Halle (I Greet You, Dear Hall) by Richard Wagner
Performer:  Karita Mattila (Soprano)
Conductor:  Jukka-Pekka Saraste
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1843-1865; Germany 
2. Rusalka, Op. 114/B 203: O moon high up "Song to the moon" by Antonín Dvorák
Performer:  Karita Mattila (Soprano)
Conductor:  Jukka-Pekka Saraste
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1900; Bohemia 
3. Aida: Ritorna vincitor! by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Karita Mattila (Soprano)
Conductor:  Jukka-Pekka Saraste
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1871; Italy 
4. La forza del destino: Pace, pace, mio Dio by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Karita Mattila (Soprano)
Conductor:  Jukka-Pekka Saraste
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1862/1869; Italy 
5. Tosca: Vissi d'arte, vissi d'amore by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Karita Mattila (Soprano)
Conductor:  Jukka-Pekka Saraste
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1900; Italy 
6. Die Fledermaus: Ich lade mir gern Gäste ein by Johann Strauss Jr.
Performer:  Karita Mattila (Soprano)
Conductor:  Jukka-Pekka Saraste
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1874; Vienna, Austria 
7. Die Fledermaus: Mein Herr Marquis by Johann Strauss Jr.
Performer:  Karita Mattila (Soprano)
Conductor:  Jukka-Pekka Saraste
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1874; Vienna, Austria 
8. Die Fledermaus: Klänge der Heimat "Czardas" by Johann Strauss Jr.
Performer:  Karita Mattila (Soprano)
Conductor:  Jukka-Pekka Saraste
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1874; Vienna, Austria 
9. Songs, Op. 20: no 2, Why do I sing? by Oskar Merikanto
Performer:  Karita Mattila (Soprano)
Conductor:  Jukka-Pekka Saraste
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: Finland 
10. Autumn, Op. 68: no 3, You thought I was watching you by Leevi Madetoja
Performer:  Karita Mattila (Soprano)
Conductor:  Jukka-Pekka Saraste
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1930-1940; Finland 
11. Songs (5), Op. 37: no 5, Maiden's tryst by Jean Sibelius
Performer:  Karita Mattila (Soprano)
Conductor:  Jukka-Pekka Saraste
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1901; Finland 
12. Ich hab' noch einen Koffer in Berlin by Ralph Maria Siegel
Performer:  Karita Mattila (Soprano)
Conductor:  Jukka-Pekka Saraste
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
13. The Blue Angel: Falling in Love Again by Frederick Hollander
Performer:  Karita Mattila (Soprano)
Conductor:  Jukka-Pekka Saraste
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra
14. Gentlemen Prefer Blondes: Diamonds Are a Girl's Best Friend by Jule Styne
Performer:  Karita Mattila (Soprano)
Conductor:  Jukka-Pekka Saraste
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1949; USA 
15. Porgy and Bess: Summertime by George Gershwin
Performer:  Karita Mattila (Soprano)
Conductor:  Jukka-Pekka Saraste
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1935; USA 
16. Songs (7), Op. 17: no 6, To evening by Jean Sibelius
Performer:  Karita Mattila (Soprano), Ilmo Ranta (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1898; Finland 
17. Songs (5), Op. 37: no 4, Was it a dream? by Jean Sibelius
Performer:  Karita Mattila (Soprano), Ilmo Ranta (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1902; Finland 
18. Songs (6), Op. 36: no 6, The diamond on the March snow by Jean Sibelius
Performer:  Karita Mattila (Soprano), Ilmo Ranta (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1899; Finland 
19. Songs (7), Op. 17: no 3, Enticement by Jean Sibelius
Performer:  Karita Mattila (Soprano), Ilmo Ranta (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1891; Finland 
20. Songs (7), Op. 17: no 7, Driftwood by Jean Sibelius
Performer:  Karita Mattila (Soprano), Ilmo Ranta (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1898; Finland 
21. Swim, duck, swim by Jean Sibelius
Performer:  Karita Mattila (Soprano), Ilmo Ranta (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1899; Finland 
22. Runeberg Songs (7), Op. 13: no 4, Spring is flying by Jean Sibelius
Performer:  Karita Mattila (Soprano), Ilmo Ranta (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1891; Finland 
23. Songs (5), Op. 37: no 1, First kiss by Jean Sibelius
Performer:  Karita Mattila (Soprano), Ilmo Ranta (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1898; Finland 
24. Songs (6), Op. 36: no 2, But my bird by Jean Sibelius
Performer:  Karita Mattila (Soprano), Ilmo Ranta (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1899; Finland 
25. Songs (5), Op. 37: no 5, Maiden's tryst by Jean Sibelius
Performer:  Karita Mattila (Soprano), Ilmo Ranta (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1901; Finland 
26. Arioso, Op. 3 by Jean Sibelius
Performer:  Karita Mattila (Soprano), Ilmo Ranta (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1911; Finland 
27. Songs (8), Op. 61: no 7, Vain hopes by Jean Sibelius
Performer:  Karita Mattila (Soprano), Ilmo Ranta (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1910; Finland 
28. Songs (6), Op. 88: no 1, The anemone by Jean Sibelius
Performer:  Karita Mattila (Soprano), Ilmo Ranta (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1917; Finland 
29. Songs (6), Op. 88: no 2, The two roses by Jean Sibelius
Performer:  Karita Mattila (Soprano), Ilmo Ranta (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1917; Finland 
30. Songs (6), Op. 88: no 3, The star-flower by Jean Sibelius
Performer:  Karita Mattila (Soprano), Ilmo Ranta (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1917; Finland 
31. Songs (6), Op. 88: no 4, The primrose by Jean Sibelius
Performer:  Karita Mattila (Soprano), Ilmo Ranta (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1917; Finland 
32. Songs (6), Op. 88: no 5, The thorn by Jean Sibelius
Performer:  Karita Mattila (Soprano), Ilmo Ranta (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1917; Finland 
33. Songs (6), Op. 88: no 6, The flower's destiny by Jean Sibelius
Performer:  Karita Mattila (Soprano), Ilmo Ranta (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1917; Finland 
34. Runeberg Songs (6), Op. 90: no 1, North by Jean Sibelius
Performer:  Karita Mattila (Soprano), Ilmo Ranta (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1917; Finland 
35. Songs (6), Op. 72: no 4, The echo-nymph by Jean Sibelius
Performer:  Karita Mattila (Soprano), Ilmo Ranta (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1915; Finland 
36. Songs (7), Op. 17: no 5, The dragonfly by Jean Sibelius
Performer:  Karita Mattila (Soprano), Ilmo Ranta (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: ?1894; Finland 
37. Songs (6), Op. 36: no 1, Black roses by Jean Sibelius
Performer:  Karita Mattila (Soprano), Ilmo Ranta (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1899; Finland 
38. Josephson Songs (8), Op. 57: no 4, May by Jean Sibelius
Performer:  Karita Mattila (Soprano), Ilmo Ranta (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1909; Finland 
39. Songs (2), Op. 35: no 1, Jubal by Jean Sibelius
Performer:  Karita Mattila (Soprano), Ilmo Ranta (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1907-1908; Finland 

Sound Samples

Tannhauser: Dich, teure Halle, gruss' ich wieder
Rusalka, Op. 114, B. 203: Rusalka, Op. 114, Act I: Mesicku na nebi hlobokem
Aida: Act I: Ritorna vincitor!
La forza del destino: Act IV: Pace, pace mio Dio!
Tosca: Act II: Vissi d'arte
Die Fledermaus: Act II: Ich lade gern mir Gaste ein
Die Fledermaus: Act II: Mein Herr Marquis
Die Fledermaus: Act II: Czardas: Klange der Heimat
5 Songs, Op. 37 (text by J.J. Runeberg): 5 Songs, Op. 37: No. 5. Flickan kom ifran sin alsklings mote (The girl returned from meeting her lover)
Luulit, ma katselin sua (You Thought I was Watching You), Op. 68, No. 3 (version for vocals and orchestra): Luulit, ma katselin sua (You Thought I was Watching You), Op. 68, No. 3
3 Songs, Op. 20 (arr. N.-E. Fougstedt): 3 Songs, Op. 20: No. 2. Miksi laulan (Why I Sing)
Ich hab' noch einen Koffer in Berlin (I Still Have a Suitcase in Berlin) (arr. Y. Hjelt): Ich hab' noch einen Koffer in Berlin (I Still Have a Suitcase in Berlin) (arr. for orchestra)
Der blaue Engel: Ich bin von Kopf bis Fuss (Falling in Love Again) (arr. Y. Hjelt): Der Blaue Engel: Ich bin von Kopf bis Fuss (Falling in Love Again)
Gentlemen Prefer Blondes: Diamonds are a girl's best friend (arr. Y. Hjelt): Gentlemen Prefer Blondes: Diamonds are a girl's best friend
Porgy and Bess, Act I: Summertime (arr. P. Lerche): Porgy and Bess: Summertime
7 Songs, Op. 17 (text by A.V. Forsman-Koskimies): 7 Songs, Op. 17: No. 6. Illalle (To Evening)
5 Songs, Op. 37 (text by J.J. Wecksell and J. Runeberg): 5 Songs, Op. 37: No. 4. Var det en drom? (Was it a dream?)
6 Songs, Op. 36 (text by J.J. Wecksell): 6 Songs, Op. 36: No. 6. Demanten pa marssnon (The Diamond on the March Snow)
7 Songs, Op. 17 (excerpts): No. 3. Fagellek (Enticement)
7 Songs, Op. 17 (excerpts): No. 7. Lastu lainehilla (Driftwood)
Souda, souda sinisorsa (Row, row, duck), JS 180: Souda, souda sinisorsa (Row, row, duck)
7 Songs, Op. 13 (version for voice and piano): 7 Songs, Op. 13: No. 4. Varen flyktar hastigt (Spring is Flying)
5 Songs, Op. 37 (text by J.J. Runeberg): 5 Songs, Op. 37: No. 1. Den forsta kyssen (The First Kiss)
6 Songs, Op. 36 (arr. J.L. Runeberg): 6 Songs, Op. 36: No. 2. Men min fagel marks dock icke (But my bird is nowhere to be seen)
5 Songs, Op. 37 (text by J.J. Runeberg): 5 Songs, Op. 37: No. 5. Flickan kom ifran sin alsklings mote (The girl returned from meeting her lover)
Arioso, Op. 3 (version for voice and piano): Arioso, Op. 3 (version for soprano and piano)
8 Songs, Op. 61 (text by J.L. Runeberg): 8 Songs, Op. 61: No. 7. Fafang onskan (Idle Wishes)
6 Songs, Op. 88: No. 1. Blasippan (The Anemone)
6 Songs, Op. 88: No. 2. De bagge rosorna (The Two Roses)
6 Songs, Op. 88: No. 3. Vitsippan (The Wood Anemone)
6 Songs, Op. 88: No. 4. Sippan (The Primrose)
6 Songs, Op. 88: No. 5. Tornet (The Thorn)
6 Songs, Op. 88: No. 6. Blommans ode (The Flower's Destiny)
6 Songs, Op. 90: No. 1. Norden (The North)
6 Songs, Op. 72 (text by L. Kyosti): 6 Songs, Op. 72: No. 4. Kaiutar (The Echo Nymph)
7 Songs, Op. 17 (text by O. Levertin): 7 Songs, Op. 17: No. 5. En slanda (A Dragonfly)
6 Songs, Op. 36: No. 1. Svarta rosor (Black Roses) (version for voice and piano): 6 Songs, Op. 36: No. 1. Svarta rosor (Black Roses)
8 Songs, Op. 57 (version for voice and piano): 8 Songs, Op. 57: No. 4. Maj (May)
2 Songs, Op. 35 (text by E. Josephson): 2 Songs, Op. 35: No. 1. Jubal

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