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Sibelius: Finlandia, Etc / Vänskä, Lahti So, Gräsbeck, Et Al


Release Date: 10/21/2003 
Label:  Bis   Catalog #: 1295   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Jean Sibelius
Performer:  Jaakko KuusistoFolke Gräsbeck
Conductor:  Osmo Vänskä
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Lahti Symphony Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

The selections featured on this recording were used on the soundtrack to the Timo Koivusalo film about the life of Sibelius.
Includes work(s) by Jean Sibelius. Soloists: Jaakko Kuusisto, Folke Gräsbeck.
The selections featured on this recording were used on the soundtrack to the Timo Koivusalo film about the life of Sibelius.
Includes work(s) by Jean Sibelius. Soloists: Jaakko Kuusisto, Folke Gräsbeck. Read less

Works on This Recording

1. Finlandia, Op. 26 by Jean Sibelius
Conductor:  Osmo Vänskä
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Lahti Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: Finland 
Notes: Composition written: Finland (1899 - 1900). 
2. Symphony no 1 in E minor, Op. 39: 2nd movemnt, Andante ma non troppo lento by Jean Sibelius
Conductor:  Osmo Vänskä
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Lahti Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1899; Finland 
3. Suite for Violin and Piano in E: 2nd movement, Allegro Molto by Jean Sibelius
Performer:  Jaakko Kuusisto (Violin), Folke Gräsbeck (Piano)
4. Interludium for Piano in C minor by Jean Sibelius
Performer:  Folke Gräsbeck (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1887-1888; Finland 
5. Maestoso for Violin and Piano in C minor by Jean Sibelius
Performer:  Folke Gräsbeck (Piano), Jaakko Kuusisto (Violin)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1887-1888; Finland 
6. Sonata for Violin and Piano in F major: 2nd movement, Andante by Jean Sibelius
Performer:  Folke Gräsbeck (Piano), Jaakko Kuusisto (Violin)
7. Symphony no 1 in E minor, Op. 39: 1st movement, Andante ma non troppo - Allegro energico by Jean Sibelius
Conductor:  Osmo Vänskä
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Lahti Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1899; Finland 
8. Karelia Suite, Op. 11: no 3, Alla marcia by Jean Sibelius
Conductor:  Osmo Vänskä
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Lahti Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1893; Finland 
9. Lemminkäinen Suite, Op. 22: no 3, Swan of Tuonela by Jean Sibelius
Conductor:  Osmo Vänskä
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Lahti Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1893-1897; Finland 
10. Kuolema: Valse triste, Op. 44 no 1 by Jean Sibelius
Conductor:  Osmo Vänskä
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Lahti Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1903-1904; Finland 
11. Symphony no 2 in D major, Op. 43: 1st movement, Allegretto/Poco Allegro by Jean Sibelius
Conductor:  Osmo Vänskä
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Lahti Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1901-1902; Finland 
12. Andante festivo for Strings and Timpani by Jean Sibelius
Conductor:  Osmo Vänskä
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Lahti Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: Finland 

Sound Samples

Finlandia, Op. 26
Symphony No. 1 in E minor, Op. 39: II. Andante, ma non troppo (Allegro energico)
Suite in E major, JS 188: Suite in E major for Violin and Piano, JS 188: II. Allegro molto
Interludium in C minor: [Interludium] in C minor
Maestoso in C minor: [Maestoso] in C minor
Violin Sonata in F major, JS 178: Sonata in F major for Violin and Piano, JS 178: II. Andante
Symphony No. 1 in E minor, Op. 39: II. Andante, ma non troppo (Allegro energico)
Karelia Suite, Op. 11: III. Alla marcia (Moderato)
Lemminkainen Suite, Op. 22: II. The Swan of Tuonela
Valse triste, Op. 44, No. 1
Symphony No. 2 in D major, Op. 43: I. Allegretto
Andante festivo (version for string orchestra): Andante festivo for Strings and Timpani, JS 34b

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