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Release Date: 05/30/1997 
Label:  Ondine   Catalog #: 863   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Heino KaskiErkki MelartinJean SibeliusVäinö Raitio,   ... 
Conductor:  Leif SegerstamPéter CsabaJukka-Pekka SarasteEri Klas,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Helsinki Philharmonic OrchestraVirtuose di KuhmoFinnish National Opera Orchestra,   ... 
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 8 Mins. 

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This CD is reissued by ArkivMusic.

Works on This Recording

1. Pieces for Piano, Op. 7: no 1, Prelude in G flat major by Heino Kaski
Conductor:  Leif Segerstam
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: Finland 
Date of Recording: 04/1994 
Venue:  Finlandia Hall, Helsinki, Finland 
Length: 4 Minutes 40 Secs. 
2. Prinsessa Ruusunen: Juhlamarssi by Erkki Melartin
Conductor:  Leif Segerstam
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1904; Finland 
Date of Recording: 04/1994 
Venue:  Finlandia Hall, Helsinki, Finland 
Length: 4 Minutes 31 Secs. 
3. Rakastava, Op. 14: Suite for String Orchestra, Triangle and Timpani by Jean Sibelius
Conductor:  Péter Csaba
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Virtuose di Kuhmo
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1911-1912; Finland 
Length: 11 Minutes 1 Secs. 
4. Kuolema: Valse triste, Op. 44 no 1 by Jean Sibelius
Conductor:  Leif Segerstam
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Finnish National Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1903-1904; Finland 
Length: 5 Minutes 54 Secs. 
5. The Tempest, Op. 109: Caliban by Jean Sibelius
Conductor:  Jukka-Pekka Saraste
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1925; Finland 
Date of Recording: 11/1992 
Venue:  House of Culture, Helsinki, Finland 
Length: 1 Minutes 17 Secs. 
6. The Tempest, Op. 109: Miranda by Jean Sibelius
Conductor:  Jukka-Pekka Saraste
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1925; Finland 
Date of Recording: 11/1992 
Venue:  House of Culture, Helsinki, Finland 
Length: 1 Minutes 36 Secs. 
7. Finlandia, Op. 26 by Jean Sibelius
Conductor:  Eri Klas
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Finnish National Opera Orchestra,  Finnish National Opera Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: Finland 
Date of Recording: 08/1990 
Venue:  Roihuvuori Church, Helsinki, Finland 
Length: 8 Minutes 19 Secs. 
Language: Finnish 
Notes: Composition written: Finland (1899 - 1900). 
8. Joutsenet, Op. 15 by Väinö Raitio
Conductor:  Jukka-Pekka Saraste
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1919; Finland 
Date of Recording: 01/1988 
Venue:  House of Culture, Helsinki, Finland 
Length: 7 Minutes 17 Secs. 
9. Fiddlers, Op. 1 by Einojuhani Rautavaara
Conductor:  Juha Kangas
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ostrobothnian Chamber Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1952/1972; Finland 
Date of Recording: 1993 
Venue:  Kokkola Conservatory Hall, Finland 
Length: 7 Minutes 30 Secs. 
10. Karelian Rhapsody, Op. 15 by Uuno Klami
Conductor:  Sakari Oramo
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1927; Finland 
Date of Recording: 01/1995 
Venue:  House of Culture, Helsinki, Finland 
Length: 14 Minutes 24 Secs. 

Sound Samples

Prelude in G flat major, Op. 7 (version for orchestra)
Prinsessa Ruusunen (Sleeping Beauty) Suite No. 1, Op. 22: VI. Haamarssi (Festive March)
Rakastava (The Lover), Op. 14: I. Rakastava (The Lover)
Rakastava (The Lover), Op. 14: II. Rakastetun tie (The Path of the Beloved)
Rakastava (The Lover), Op. 14: III. Hyvaa iltaa - jaa hyvasti (Good Night - Farewell)
Valse triste, Op. 44, No. 1
The Tempest Suite Nos. 1 and 2, Op. 109, Nos. 2, 3: Suite No. 1: III. Caliban's Song
The Tempest Suite Nos. 1 and 2, Op. 109, Nos. 2, 3: Suite No. 2: VI. Miranda
Finlandia, Op. 26 (version for mixed chorus and orchestra)
Joutsenet (The Swans), Op. 15
Pelimannit (The Fiddlers), Op. 1: I. Narbolaisten Braa Speli (The Narbo Villagers in Fine Fettle)
Pelimannit (The Fiddlers), Op. 1: II. Kopsin Jonas (Mr. Jonas Kopsi)
Pelimannit (The Fiddlers), Op. 1: IV. Klockar Samuel Dikstrom (Bell-ringer Samuel Dikstrom)
Pelimannit (The Fiddlers), Op. 1: V. Pirun Polska (Devil's Schottische)
Pelimannit (The Fiddlers), Op. 1: VI. Hypyt (Jumps)
Karjalainen rapsodia (Karelian Rhapsody), Op. 15

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