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Gemini - Sibelius: Tone Poems, Songs


Release Date: 08/10/2004 
Label:  Emi Classics   Catalog #: 85785   Spars Code: ADD 
Composer:  Jean Sibelius
Performer:  Dame Gwyneth JonesGeoffrey ParsonsSiv Wennberg
Conductor:  Antal DorátiSir Alexander GibsonSir Malcolm Sargent
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony OrchestraRoyal Scottish National OrchestraVienna Philharmonic Orchestra,   ... 
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 2 Hours 35 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Includes song(s) by Jean Sibelius. Soloists: Siv Wennberg, Geoffrey Parsons. Includes song(s) by Jean Sibelius. Soloists: Siv Wennberg, Geoffrey Parsons. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Luonnotar, Op. 70 by Jean Sibelius
Performer:  Dame Gwyneth Jones (Soprano)
Conductor:  Antal Doráti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: ?1910; Finland 
Language: Finnish 
2.
En saga, Op. 9 by Jean Sibelius
Conductor:  Antal Doráti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1892/1902; Finland 
3.
Nightride and sunrise, Op. 55 by Jean Sibelius
Conductor:  Antal Doráti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1907; Finland 
4.
Oceanides, Op. 73 by Jean Sibelius
Conductor:  Antal Doráti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1914; Finland 
5.
King Christian II, Op. 27 by Jean Sibelius
Conductor:  Sir Alexander Gibson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Scottish National Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1898; Finland 
6.
The Bard, Op. 64 by Jean Sibelius
Conductor:  Sir Alexander Gibson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Scottish National Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1913/1914; Finland 
7.
Scènes historiques no 1, Op. 25: no 3, Festivo by Jean Sibelius
Conductor:  Sir Alexander Gibson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Scottish National Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1899; Finland 
8.
Karelia Overture, Op. 10 by Jean Sibelius
Conductor:  Sir Alexander Gibson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Scottish National Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1893; Finland 
9.
Karelia Suite, Op. 11 by Jean Sibelius
Conductor:  Sir Malcolm Sargent
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1893; Finland 
10.
Lemminkäinen Suite, Op. 22: no 3, Swan of Tuonela by Jean Sibelius
Conductor:  Sir Malcolm Sargent
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1893-1897; Finland 
11.
Finlandia, Op. 26 by Jean Sibelius
Conductor:  Sir Malcolm Sargent
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: Finland 
Notes: Composition written: Finland (1899 - 1900). 
12.
Pohjola's daughter, Op. 49 by Jean Sibelius
Conductor:  Sir Malcolm Sargent
Orchestra/Ensemble:  BBC Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1906; Finland 
13.
Songs (6), Op. 36: no 1, Black roses by Jean Sibelius
Performer:  Geoffrey Parsons (Piano), Siv Wennberg (Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1899; Finland 
Language: Swedish 
14.
Songs (5), Op. 37: no 1, First kiss by Jean Sibelius
Performer:  Siv Wennberg (Soprano), Geoffrey Parsons (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1898; Finland 
Language: Swedish 
15.
Runeberg Songs (7), Op. 13: no 4, Spring is flying by Jean Sibelius
Performer:  Siv Wennberg (Soprano), Geoffrey Parsons (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1891; Finland 
Language: Swedish 
16.
Songs (5), Op. 37: no 5, Maiden's tryst by Jean Sibelius
Performer:  Siv Wennberg (Soprano), Geoffrey Parsons (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1901; Finland 
Language: Swedish 

Sound Samples

Luonnotar Op. 70
En Saga Op. 9 (2004 Digital Remaster)
Nightride and Sunrise Op. 55 (1994 Digital Remaster)
The Oceanides Op. 73 (1994 Digital Remaster)
King Christian II - Incidental Music, Op.27 (2004 Digital Remaster): I. Nocturne
King Christian II - Incidental Music, Op.27 (2004 Digital Remaster): II. Élégie
King Christian II - Incidental Music, Op.27 (2004 Digital Remaster): III. Musette
King Christian II - Incidental Music, Op.27 (2004 Digital Remaster): IV. Sérénade
King Christian II - Incidental Music, Op.27 (2004 Digital Remaster): V. Ballade
Karelia - Overture Op.10 (1967 Digital Remaster)
Karelia Suite Op. 11 (1990 Digital Remaster): I. Intermezzo
Karelia Suite Op. 11 (1990 Digital Remaster): II. Ballade
Karelia Suite Op. 11 (1990 Digital Remaster): III. Alla marcia
The Swan of Tuonela from Lemminkäinen Suite (Four Legends) Op. 22 (1990 Digital Remaster)
Finlandia Op. 26 (1990 Digital Remaster)
Pohjola's Daughter Op. 49 (1995 Digital Remaster)
The Bard Op. 64 (2004 Digital Remaster)
Festivo, Op.25 No.3 (2004 Digital Remaster)
Den första kyssen (The first kiss), Op.37 No.1 (2004 Digital Remaster)
Våren flyktar hastigt (Spring is flying), Op.13 No.4 (2004 Digital Remaster)
Flickan kom (The Tryst), Op.37 No.5 (2004 Digital Remaster)
Svarta rosor (Black roses), Op.36 No.1 (2004 Digital Remaster)

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