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Excellence - The Artistry Of Karita Mattila


Release Date: 09/21/2004 
Label:  Ondine   Catalog #: 1054   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Robert SchumannJohannes BrahmsOskar MerikantoErkki Melartin,   ... 
Performer:  Karita MattilaIlmo Ranta
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 7 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Includes work(s) by various composers. Soloists: Karita Mattila, Ilmo Ranta. Includes work(s) by various composers. Soloists: Karita Mattila, Ilmo Ranta. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Myrthen, Op. 25: no 1, Widmung by Robert Schumann
Performer:  Karita Mattila (Soprano), Ilmo Ranta (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1840; Germany 
2.
Myrthen, Op. 25: no 3, Der Nussbaum by Robert Schumann
Performer:  Ilmo Ranta (Piano), Karita Mattila (Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1840; Germany 
3.
Myrthen, Op. 25: no 24, Du bist wie eine Blume by Robert Schumann
Performer:  Karita Mattila (Soprano), Ilmo Ranta (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1840; Germany 
4.
Songs (9), Op. 63: no 5, Junge Lieder I "Meine Liebe ist grün" by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Karita Mattila (Soprano), Ilmo Ranta (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1873; Austria 
5.
Romances and Songs (5), Op. 84: no 4, Vergebliches Ständchen by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Karita Mattila (Soprano), Ilmo Ranta (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: ?1877-79; Austria 
6.
Vocal Quartets (3), Op. 31: no 3, Der Gang zum Liebchen by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Karita Mattila (Soprano), Ilmo Ranta (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1863; Austria 
7.
Songs, Op. 24: no 1, Kun päivä paistaa by Oskar Merikanto
Performer:  Karita Mattila (Soprano), Ilmo Ranta (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: Finland 
8.
Miriam's Song I, Op. 4 no 3 by Erkki Melartin
Performer:  Karita Mattila (Soprano), Ilmo Ranta (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: Finland 
9.
Morning Song, Op. 2 no 3 by Toivo Kuula
Performer:  Karita Mattila (Soprano), Ilmo Ranta (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1905; Finland 
10.
Autumn mood, Op. 2 no 1 by Toivo Kuula
Performer:  Ilmo Ranta (Piano), Karita Mattila (Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: Finland 
11.
Songs (7), Op. 17: no 6, To evening by Jean Sibelius
Performer:  Ilmo Ranta (Piano), Karita Mattila (Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1898; Finland 
12.
Songs (5), Op. 37: no 4, Was it a dream? by Jean Sibelius
Performer:  Karita Mattila (Soprano), Ilmo Ranta (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1902; Finland 
13.
Songs (5), Op. 37: no 1, First kiss by Jean Sibelius
Performer:  Karita Mattila (Soprano), Ilmo Ranta (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1898; Finland 
14.
Songs (5), Op. 37: no 5, Maiden's tryst by Jean Sibelius
Performer:  Karita Mattila (Soprano), Ilmo Ranta (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1901; Finland 
15.
Songs (6), Op. 36: no 1, Black roses by Jean Sibelius
Performer:  Karita Mattila (Soprano), Ilmo Ranta (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1899; Finland 
16.
Ellens Gesang III, D 839/Op. 52 no 6 "Ave Maria" by Franz Schubert
Performer:  Ilmo Ranta (Piano), Karita Mattila (Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1825; Vienna, Austria 
17.
Rusalka, Op. 114/B 203: O moon high up "Song to the moon" by Antonín Dvorák
Performer:  Karita Mattila (Soprano), Ilmo Ranta (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1900; Bohemia 
18.
Aida: Ritorna vincitor! by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Karita Mattila (Soprano), Ilmo Ranta (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1871; Italy 
19.
Tosca: Vissi d'arte, vissi d'amore by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Ilmo Ranta (Piano), Karita Mattila (Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1900; Italy 
20.
Die Fledermaus: Klänge der Heimat "Czardas" by Johann Strauss Jr.
Performer:  Ilmo Ranta (Piano), Karita Mattila (Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1874; Vienna, Austria 
21.
West Side Story: Somewhere by Leonard Bernstein
Performer:  Karita Mattila (Soprano), Ilmo Ranta (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1957; USA 
22.
My Fair Lady: I could have danced all night by Frederick Loewe
Performer:  Karita Mattila (Soprano), Ilmo Ranta (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1956; USA 

Sound Samples

Myrthen, Op. 25: No. 1. Widmung
Myrthen, Op. 25: No. 3. Der Nussbaum
Myrthen, Op. 25: No. 24. Du bist wie eine Blume
9 Lieder und Gesange, Op. 63: No. 5. Meine Liebe ist grun
5 Romanzen und Lieder, Op. 84: No. 4. Vergebliches Standchen
7 Lieder, Op. 48: No. 1. Der Gang zum Liebchen
Kun paiva paistaa (When the sun shines), Op. 24, No. 1
Nuorten lauluja I (Songs of Youth I), Op. 4: No. 3. Mirjamin laulu I (Miriam's Song I)
Nuorten lauluja I (Songs of Youth I), Op. 4: No. 4. Mirjamin laulu II (Miriam's Song II)
Aamulaulu (Morning Song), Op. 2, No. 3
Syystunnelma (Autumn Mood), Op. 2, No. 1
7 Songs, Op. 17: No. 6. Illalle (To Evening)
5 Songs, Op. 37 (excerpts): No. 4. Var det en drom? (Was it a dream?)
5 Songs, Op. 37 (excerpts): No. 1. Den forsta kyssen (The First Kiss)
5 Songs, Op. 37 (excerpts): No. 5. Flickan kom ifran sin alsklings mote (The girl returned from meeting her lover)
6 Songs, Op. 36: No. 1. Svarta rosor (Black Roses)
Ellen's Gesang III (Ave Maria!), Op. 56, No. 6, D. 839, "Hymne an die Jungfrau" (arr. for soprano and orchestra)
Rusalka, Op. 114: Act I: Mesicku na nebi hlubokem
Aida: Act I Scene 1: Ritorna vincitor!
Tosca: Act II: Vissi d'arte
Die Fledermaus: Act II: Czardas: Klange der Heimat
West Side Story: Somewhere
My Fair Lady: I Could Have Danced All Night

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