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The Nordic Experience


Release Date: 11/15/2011 
Label:  Warner Classics   Catalog #: 4671621   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Edvard GriegChristian SindingJean SibeliusErkki Melartin,   ... 
Performer:  Karita MattilaIzumi TatenoJon Wien SonsteboHarald Aadland,   ... 
Conductor:  Ari RasilainenSakari OramoShuntaro SatoPertti Pekkanen,   ... 
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 2 Hours 27 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1.
Peer Gynt Suite no 1, Op. 46: no 1, Prelude "Morning" by Edvard Grieg
Conductor:  Ari Rasilainen
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1875/1888; Norway 
Length: 4 Minutes 34 Secs. 
2.
Peer Gynt Suite no 1, Op. 46: no 2, Death of Ase by Edvard Grieg
Conductor:  Ari Rasilainen
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1875/1888; Norway 
Length: 5 Minutes 13 Secs. 
3.
Peer Gynt Suite no 1, Op. 46: no 4, Hall of the mountain king by Edvard Grieg
Conductor:  Ari Rasilainen
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1875/1888; Norway 
Length: 3 Minutes 3 Secs. 
4.
Peer Gynt Suite no 2, Op. 55: no 4, Solvejg's Song by Edvard Grieg
Performer:  Karita Mattila ()
Conductor:  Sakari Oramo
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1875/1892; Norway 
Length: 5 Minutes 31 Secs. 
5.
Pieces (6) for Piano, Op. 32: no 3, Rustles of spring by Christian Sinding
Conductor:  Ari Rasilainen
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1896; Germany 
Length: 2 Minutes 39 Secs. 
6.
Finlandia, Op. 26 by Jean Sibelius
Conductor:  Sakari Oramo
Period: Romantic 
Written: Finland 
Length: 8 Minutes 6 Secs. 
7.
Prinsessa Ruusunen (Sleeping Beauty) Suite No. 2, Op. 22: 3. Butterfly Waltz by Erkki Melartin
Conductor:  Shuntaro Sato
Period: Modern 
Length: 2 Minutes 4 Secs. 
8.
Karelia Suite, Op. 11: no 3, Alla marcia by Jean Sibelius
Conductor:  Shuntaro Sato
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1893; Finland 
Length: 4 Minutes 31 Secs. 
9.
Sun and Clouds, for piano, Op. 102 by Selim Palmgren
Performer:  Izumi Tateno (Piano)
Period: Modern 
Written: 1942 
Length: 15 Minutes 36 Secs. 
10.
Suite No. 3, Op. 19: Vision by Kurt Atterberg
Performer:  Jon Wien Sonstebo (Viola), Harald Aadland (Violin)
Conductor:  Ari Rasilainen
Period: Modern 
Written: 1917 
Length: 4 Minutes 56 Secs. 
11.
Cantus Arcticus, Op. 61 "Concerto for Birds and Orchestra" by Einojuhani Rautavaara
Performer:  Einojuhani Rautavaara (Sound Effects)
Conductor:  Pertti Pekkanen
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1972; Finland 
Length: 17 Minutes 34 Secs. 
12.
Concerto for Piano in A minor, Op. 16: 1st movement, Allegro molto moderato by Edvard Grieg
Performer:  Francois-René Duchable (Piano)
Conductor:  Theodor Guschlbauer
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1868/1907; Norway 
Length: 11 Minutes 55 Secs. 
13.
Serenade for Strings, Op. 11: 4th movement, Marcia by Dag Wirén
Conductor:  Ari Rasilainen
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1937; Sweden 
Length: 4 Minutes 42 Secs. 
14.
Concert Polka for 2 Violins and Orchestra by Hans Christian Lumbye
Performer:  Harald Aadland (Violin), Atle Sponberg (Violin)
Conductor:  Ari Rasilainen
Period: Romantic 
Written: by 1863; Denmark 
Length: 4 Minutes 12 Secs. 
15.
White Reindeer Suite: The Reindeer Race by Sven Einar Englund
Conductor:  Shuntaro Sato
Period: Modern 
Length: 1 Minutes 29 Secs. 
16.
Symphony no 4, Op. 29 "Inextinguishable" by Carl Nielsen
Conductor:  Jukka-Pekka Saraste
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1914-1916; Denmark 
Length: 35 Minutes 50 Secs. 
17.
Capriccio for violin and orchestra in A minor by Niels Gade
Performer:  Chloë Hanslip (Violin)
Conductor:  Paul Mann
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1878 
Length: 8 Minutes 22 Secs. 
18.
Vallflickans dans (Herdsmaiden's Dance) (a.k.a. Dance of the Shepherd Girl) by Hugo Alfvén
Conductor:  Ari Rasilainen
Period: Modern 
Length: 3 Minutes 40 Secs. 

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