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Best Of Evergreens / Mattila, Saraste, Savijoki, Et Al


Release Date: 02/26/2002 
Label:  Ondine   Catalog #: 994   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Harold ArlenFrederick LoeweLeo LeandrosFrederick Holländer,   ... 
Performer:  Karita MattilaIlmo Ranta
Conductor:  Pekka SavijokiJukka-Pekka SarasteRiku Niemi
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Tapiola SinfoniettaFinnish Radio Symphony OrchestraJyväskylä Sinfonia
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 3 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Includes folksong(s) by various composers. Soloist: Karita Mattila. Includes folksong(s) by various composers. Soloist: Karita Mattila. Read less

Works on This Recording

1. Wizard of Oz: Over the Rainbow by Harold Arlen
Performer:  Karita Mattila (Soprano)
Conductor:  Pekka Savijoki
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Tapiola Sinfonietta
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1939 
Date of Recording: 01/1995 
Venue:  Tapiola Hall, Espoo, Finland 
Length: 4 Minutes 51 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: Arranged: Yrjö Hjelt 
2. My Fair Lady: I could have danced all night by Frederick Loewe
Performer:  Karita Mattila (Soprano)
Conductor:  Pekka Savijoki
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Tapiola Sinfonietta
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1956; USA 
Date of Recording: 01/1995 
Venue:  Tapiola Hall, Espoo, Finland 
Length: 2 Minutes 32 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: Arranged: Riku Niemi 
3. Tango d'amour by Leo Leandros
Performer:  Karita Mattila (Soprano)
Conductor:  Pekka Savijoki
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Tapiola Sinfonietta
Period: 20th Century 
Date of Recording: 01/1995 
Venue:  Tapiola Hall, Espoo, Finland 
Length: 3 Minutes 39 Secs. 
Language: German 
Notes: Arranged: Yrjö Hjelt 
4. The Blue Angel: Falling in Love Again by Frederick Holländer
Performer:  Karita Mattila (Soprano)
Conductor:  Jukka-Pekka Saraste
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1930 
Date of Recording: 09/02/2000 
Venue:  Helsinki Arena, Helsinki, Finland 
Length: 4 Minutes 7 Secs. 
Language: German 
Notes: Arranged: Yrjö Hjelt 
5. 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 
Date of Recording: 09/02/2000 
Venue:  Helsinki Arena, Helsinki, Finland 
Length: 3 Minutes 45 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: Arranged: Yrjö Hjelt 
6. 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 
Date of Recording: 09/02/2000 
Venue:  Helsinki Arena, Helsinki, Finland 
Length: 2 Minutes 34 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: Arranged: Peter Lerche 
7. Songs, Op. 20: no 1, Thou art a nugget of gold by Oskar Merikanto
Performer:  Karita Mattila (Soprano), Ilmo Ranta (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Date of Recording: 08/1996 
Venue:  Sigyn Hall, Turku, Finland 
Length: 1 Minutes 23 Secs. 
Language: Finnish 
8. Songs, Op. 2: no 1, Bye, bye, my sweet swaddled baby by Oskar Merikanto
Performer:  Karita Mattila (Soprano), Ilmo Ranta (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: Finland 
Date of Recording: 08/1996 
Venue:  Sigyn Hall, Turku, Finland 
Length: 2 Minutes 40 Secs. 
Language: Finnish 
9. Songs, Op. 36: no 6, Play Softly, thou Tune of My Mourning by Oskar Merikanto
Performer:  Ilmo Ranta (Piano), Karita Mattila (Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: Finland 
Date of Recording: 08/1996 
Venue:  Sigyn Hall, Turku, Finland 
Length: 2 Minutes 11 Secs. 
Language: Finnish 
10. Songs (5), Op. 49: no 4, Wiegenlied by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Ilmo Ranta (Piano), Karita Mattila (Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1868; Austria 
Date of Recording: 06/1997 
Venue:  Sigyn Hall, Turku, Finland 
Length: 2 Minutes 11 Secs. 
Language: German 
11. Es war eine rauschende Ballnacht: Nur nicht aus Liebe weinen by Theo Mackeben
Performer:  Karita Mattila (Soprano)
Conductor:  Pekka Savijoki
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Tapiola Sinfonietta
Period: 20th Century 
Written: Germany 
Date of Recording: 01/1995 
Venue:  Tapiola Hall, Espoo, Finland 
Length: 3 Minutes 28 Secs. 
Language: Finnish 
Notes: Arranged: Peeter Saul 
12. Myrskyluodon Maija by Lasse Martenson
Performer:  Karita Mattila (Soprano)
Conductor:  Riku Niemi
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Jyväskylä Sinfonia
Period: 20th Century 
Written: Finland 
Date of Recording: 07/1997 
Venue:  Town Theatre, Jyväskylä, Finland 
Length: 5 Minutes 25 Secs. 
Language: Finnish 
Notes: Arranged: Riku Niemi 
13. Laulu suuresta merestä by Lasse Martenson
Performer:  Karita Mattila (Soprano)
Conductor:  Riku Niemi
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Jyväskylä Sinfonia
Period: 20th Century 
Written: Finland 
Date of Recording: 07/1997 
Venue:  Town Theatre, Jyväskylä, Finland 
Length: 3 Minutes 25 Secs. 
Language: Finnish 
Notes: Arranged: Yrjö Hjelt 
14. Aamu-usva by Lasse Martenson
Performer:  Karita Mattila (Soprano)
Conductor:  Riku Niemi
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Jyväskylä Sinfonia
Period: 20th Century 
Written: Finland 
Date of Recording: 07/1997 
Venue:  Town Theatre, Jyväskylä, Finland 
Length: 3 Minutes 45 Secs. 
Language: Finnish 
Notes: Arranged: Riku Niemi 
15. Valssi myötäiseen by Lasse Martenson
Performer:  Karita Mattila (Soprano)
Conductor:  Riku Niemi
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Jyväskylä Sinfonia
Period: 20th Century 
Written: Finland 
Date of Recording: 07/1997 
Venue:  Town Theatre, Jyväskylä, Finland 
Length: 3 Minutes 1 Secs. 
Language: Finnish 
Notes: Arranged: Pentti Lasanen 
16. Ihminen ihmiselle by Lasse Martenson
Performer:  Karita Mattila (Soprano)
Conductor:  Riku Niemi
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Jyväskylä Sinfonia
Period: 20th Century 
Written: Finland 
Date of Recording: 07/1997 
Venue:  Town Theatre, Jyväskylä, Finland 
Length: 3 Minutes 39 Secs. 
Language: Finnish 
Notes: Arranged: Jack Mattsson 
17. Minun kultani by Traditional
Performer:  Karita Mattila (Soprano), Ilmo Ranta (Piano)
Written: Finland 
Date of Recording: 08/1996 
Venue:  Sigyn Hall, Turku, Finland 
Length: 1 Minutes 32 Secs. 
Language: Finnish 
Notes: Arranged: Ralf Gothoni 
18. Tule, tule kultani by Traditional
Performer:  Ilmo Ranta (Piano), Karita Mattila (Soprano)
Written: Finland 
Date of Recording: 08/1996 
Venue:  Sigyn Hall, Turku, Finland 
Length: 2 Minutes 31 Secs. 
Language: Finnish 
Notes: Arranged: Ralf Gothoni 
19. Cats: Memory by Andrew Lloyd Webber
Performer:  Karita Mattila (Soprano)
Conductor:  Pekka Savijoki
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Tapiola Sinfonietta
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1981; England 
Date of Recording: 01/1995 
Venue:  Tapiola Hall, Espoo, Finland 
Length: 4 Minutes 17 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: Arranged: Riku Niemi 

Sound Samples

The Wizard of Oz: Over the Rainbow
My Fair Lady: I Could Have Danced All Night
Cats: Memory
Tango d'amor
Es war eine rauschende Ballnacht: Itke en lemmen tahden (Nur nicht aus Liebe weinen)
Der blaue Engel: Der Blaue Engel: Ich bin von Kopf bis Fuss (Falling in Love Again)
Gentlemen Prefer Blondes: Diamonds are a girl's best friend
Porgy and Bess: Summertime
Myrskyluodon Maija (Stormcar's Maya)
Laulu suuresta meresta
Aamu-usva
Valssi myotaiseen
Ihminen ihmeiselle
3 Songs, Op. 20: No. 1. Kullan murunen
Suomalaisia laulusavellyksia I (Finnish Song Compositions I), Op. 2: No. 1. Pai, pai, paitaressu (Bye Bye My Sweet Swaddled Baby)
Lauluja pianon saestyksella (Songs with piano): No. 3. Soi vienosti murheeni soitto
Minun kultani kaunis on (My Gal Is So Pretty)
Tule, tule kultani (Come, Hurry My Darling)
5 Lieder, Op. 49: No. 4. Wiegenlied

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