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Karita's Christmas


Release Date: 11/26/2002 
Label:  Ondine   Catalog #: 1010   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Leevi MadetojaJean SibeliusArmas MaasaloTraditional,   ... 
Performer:  Karita Mattila
Conductor:  Pertti Pekkanen
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Turku Philharmonic OrchestraCathedralis Aboensis Chorus
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 2 Mins. 

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Includes work(s) by various composers. Includes work(s) by various composers. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Cast off thy everyday cares by Leevi Madetoja
Performer:  Karita Mattila (Soprano)
Conductor:  Pertti Pekkanen
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Turku Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: Finland 
Date of Recording: 07/2002 
Venue:  Concert Hall, Turku, Finland 
Length: 2 Minutes 3 Secs. 
Language: Finnish 
Notes: Arranged: Ilkka Kuusisto 
2.
Christmas Songs (5), Op. 1: no 4, Give me no splendour, gold or pomp by Jean Sibelius
Performer:  Karita Mattila (Soprano)
Conductor:  Pertti Pekkanen
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Turku Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1895-1909; Finland 
Date of Recording: 07/2002 
Venue:  Concert Hall, Turku, Finland 
Length: 3 Minutes 21 Secs. 
Language: Finnish 
Notes: Arranged: Yrjö Hjelt 
3.
Christmas Songs (5), Op. 1: no 3, Outside it grows dark by Jean Sibelius
Performer:  Karita Mattila (Soprano)
Conductor:  Pertti Pekkanen
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Turku Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1895/1913; Finland 
Date of Recording: 07/2002 
Venue:  Concert Hall, Turku, Finland 
Length: 2 Minutes 32 Secs. 
Language: Finnish 
Notes: Arranged: Yrjö Hjelt 
4.
Christmas Songs (5), Op. 1: no 5, High are the snowdrifts by Jean Sibelius
Performer:  Karita Mattila (Soprano)
Conductor:  Pertti Pekkanen
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Turku Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1901; Finland 
Date of Recording: 07/2002 
Venue:  Concert Hall, Turku, Finland 
Length: 2 Minutes 20 Secs. 
Language: Finnish 
Notes: Arranged: Yrjö Hjelt 
5.
Christmas Bells by Armas Maasalo
Performer:  Karita Mattila (Soprano)
Conductor:  Pertti Pekkanen
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Turku Philharmonic Orchestra,  Cathedralis Aboensis Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1825; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 07/2002 
Venue:  Concert Hall, Turku, Finland 
Length: 5 Minutes 6 Secs. 
Language: Finnish 
Notes: Arranged: Yrjö Hjelt 
6.
Angels we have heard on high by Traditional
Performer:  Karita Mattila (Soprano)
Conductor:  Pertti Pekkanen
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Turku Philharmonic Orchestra,  Cathedralis Aboensis Chorus
Written: France 
Date of Recording: 07/2002 
Venue:  Concert Hall, Turku, Finland 
Length: 2 Minutes 51 Secs. 
Language: Finnish 
Notes: Arranged: Yrjö Hjelt 
7.
Ellens Gesang III, D 839/Op. 52 no 6 "Ave Maria" by Franz Schubert
Performer:  Karita Mattila (Soprano)
Conductor:  Pertti Pekkanen
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Turku Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1825; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 07/2002 
Venue:  Concert Hall, Turku, Finland 
Length: 6 Minutes 45 Secs. 
Language: Latin 
Notes: Arranged: Yrjö Hjelt 
8.
Minuit, Chrétiens "O holy night" by Adolphe Adam
Performer:  Karita Mattila (Soprano)
Conductor:  Pertti Pekkanen
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Turku Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: France 
Date of Recording: 07/2002 
Venue:  Concert Hall, Turku, Finland 
Length: 4 Minutes 49 Secs. 
Language: Finnish 
Notes: Arranged: Yrjö Hjelt 
9.
Silent Night by Franz Xaver Gruber
Performer:  Karita Mattila (Soprano)
Conductor:  Pertti Pekkanen
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Turku Philharmonic Orchestra,  Cathedralis Aboensis Chorus
Period: Classical 
Written: 1818; Austria 
Date of Recording: 07/2002 
Venue:  Concert Hall, Turku, Finland 
Length: 4 Minutes 37 Secs. 
Language: Finnish 
Notes: Arranged: Yrjö Hjelt 
10.
The Nightingale's Christmas by Karl Collan
Performer:  Karita Mattila (Soprano)
Conductor:  Pertti Pekkanen
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Turku Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: Finland 
Date of Recording: 07/2002 
Venue:  Concert Hall, Turku, Finland 
Length: 4 Minutes 20 Secs. 
Language: Finnish 
Notes: Arranged: Yrjö Hjelt 
11.
The Sparrow's Christmas by Otto Kotilainen
Performer:  Karita Mattila (Soprano)
Conductor:  Pertti Pekkanen
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Turku Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: Finland 
Date of Recording: 07/2002 
Venue:  Concert Hall, Turku, Finland 
Length: 4 Minutes 3 Secs. 
Language: Finnish 
Notes: Arranged: Ilkka Kuusisto 
12.
Ave Maria by Charles Gounod
Performer:  Karita Mattila (Soprano)
Conductor:  Pertti Pekkanen
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Turku Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1859; France 
Date of Recording: 07/2002 
Venue:  Concert Hall, Turku, Finland 
Length: 2 Minutes 39 Secs. 
Language: Latin 
Notes: Arranged: Yrjö Hjelt
This work is based on J.S. Bach's Prelude no 1 in C from 'The Well-Tempered Clavier.' 
13.
Beauty around us by Traditional
Performer:  Karita Mattila (Soprano)
Conductor:  Pertti Pekkanen
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Turku Philharmonic Orchestra,  Cathedralis Aboensis Chorus
Period: Baroque 
Written: 18th Century; Denmark 
Date of Recording: 07/2002 
Venue:  Concert Hall, Turku, Finland 
Length: 3 Minutes 43 Secs. 
Language: Finnish 
Notes: Arranged: Yrjö Hjelt 
14.
Meet Me in St. Louis: Have yourself a merry little Christmas by Hugh Martin
Performer:  Karita Mattila (Soprano)
Conductor:  Pertti Pekkanen
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Turku Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1944; USA 
Date of Recording: 07/2002 
Venue:  Concert Hall, Turku, Finland 
Length: 5 Minutes 6 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: Arranged: Yrjö Hjelt
This selection was written in collaboration with Ralph Blane. 
15.
We wish you a merry Christmas by Traditional
Performer:  Karita Mattila (Soprano)
Conductor:  Pertti Pekkanen
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Turku Philharmonic Orchestra,  Cathedralis Aboensis Chorus
Written: England 
Date of Recording: 07/2002 
Venue:  Concert Hall, Turku, Finland 
Length: 3 Minutes 15 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: Arranged: Yrjö Hjelt 
16.
Der Morgen im Lenze "Ihr Kinderlein kommet" by Johann Abraham P. Schulz
Performer:  Karita Mattila (Soprano)
Conductor:  Pertti Pekkanen
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Turku Philharmonic Orchestra,  Cathedralis Aboensis Chorus
Period: Classical 
Date of Recording: 07/2002 
Venue:  Concert Hall, Turku, Finland 
Length: 3 Minutes 41 Secs. 
Language: Finnish 
Notes: Arranger: Yrjö Hjelt. 

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