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A Musical Journey: Norway, Finland


Release Date: 04/30/2013 
Label:  Naxos   Catalog #: 2110320  
Composer:  Jean SibeliusJohan SvendsenJohan HalvorsenChristian Sinding
Performer:  Dong-Suk Kang
Conductor:  Adrian Leaper
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Czecho-Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra Bratislava
Number of Discs: 1 
Length: 0 Hours 59 Mins. 

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A Musical Journey: Norway, Finland

The Places
Scenes of Finland and its capital Helsinki, the interlinked islands of Suomenlinna, site of an ancient castle and fortifications, and the hills, valleys and fjords of Norway follow a journey through varied Nordic landscapes.

The Music
Finland found its musical identity largely through the work of Jean Sibelius, whose Violin Concerto is the principal work included here. Other works are by the Norwegian composers Johan Svendsen, Johan Halvorsen and Christian Sinding.

Picture format: NTSC 4:3
Sound format: PCM Stereo 2.0
Region code: 0 (worldwide)
Running time: 59 mins
No. of DVDs: 1
A Musical Journey: Norway, Finland

The Places
Scenes of Finland and its capital Helsinki, the interlinked islands of Suomenlinna, site of an ancient castle and fortifications, and the hills, valleys and fjords of Norway follow a journey through varied Nordic landscapes.

The Music
Finland found its musical identity largely through the work of Jean Sibelius, whose Violin Concerto is the principal work included here. Other works are by the Norwegian composers Johan Svendsen, Johan Halvorsen and Christian Sinding.

Picture format: NTSC 4:3
Sound format: PCM Stereo 2.0
Region code: 0 (worldwide)
Running time: 59 mins
No. of DVDs: 1
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Works on This Recording

1.
Concerto for Violin in D minor, Op. 47 by Jean Sibelius
Performer:  Dong-Suk Kang (Violin)
Conductor:  Adrian Leaper
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Czecho-Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra Bratislava
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1903-1905; Finland 
Date of Recording: 09/1989 
Venue:  Czech Radio Concert Hall, Bratislava 
Length: 31 Minutes 11 Secs. 
2.
Romance for Violin and Orchestra in G major, Op. 26 by Johan Svendsen
Performer:  Dong-Suk Kang (Violin)
Conductor:  Adrian Leaper
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Czecho-Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra Bratislava
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1881; Norway 
Date of Recording: 09/1989 
Venue:  Czech Radio Concert Hall, Bratislava 
Length: 7 Minutes 3 Secs. 
3.
Norwegian Dances (3) for Violin and Orchestra by Johan Halvorsen
Performer:  Dong-Suk Kang (Violin)
Conductor:  Adrian Leaper
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Czecho-Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra Bratislava
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1915; Norway 
Date of Recording: 09/1989 
Venue:  Czech Radio Concert Hall, Bratislava 
Length: 4 Minutes 35 Secs. 
4.
Legende, Op. 46 by Christian Sinding
Performer:  Dong-Suk Kang (Violin)
Conductor:  Adrian Leaper
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Czecho-Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra Bratislava
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1900; Norway 
Date of Recording: 09/1989 
Venue:  Czech Radio Concert Hall, Bratislava 
Length: 7 Minutes 32 Secs. 
5.
Norwegian Air, Op. 7 by Johan Halvorsen
Performer:  Dong-Suk Kang (Violin)
Conductor:  Adrian Leaper
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Czecho-Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra Bratislava
Period: Romantic 
Written: Norway 
Date of Recording: 09/1989 
Venue:  Czech Radio Concert Hall, Bratislava 
Length: 7 Minutes 32 Secs. 

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