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Sibelius: Incidental Music & Tone Poems / Berglund, Et Al


Release Date: 10/23/2007 
Label:  Emi Classics   Catalog #: 97689   Spars Code: ADD 
Composer:  Jean Sibelius
Performer:  Taru ValjakkaJeffrey Brown
Conductor:  Paavo Berglund
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 2 Hours 24 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

"...The performances of the incidental music and tone poems all sound splendid. Indeed, Oceanides, Pohjola’s Daughter, and Luonnotar never have been done better..." - ClassicToday.com, [Review of this album within the original eight-disc release.] "...The performances of the incidental music and tone poems all sound splendid. Indeed, Oceanides, Pohjola’s Daughter, and Luonnotar never have been done better..." - ClassicToday.com, [Review of this album within the original eight-disc release.] Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
En saga, Op. 9 by Jean Sibelius
Conductor:  Paavo Berglund
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1892/1902; Finland 
Venue:  Guildhall, Southampton, England 
Length: 18 Minutes 54 Secs. 
Notes: Guildhall, Southampton, England (11/1970 - 05/1978) 
2.
Luonnotar, Op. 70 by Jean Sibelius
Performer:  Taru Valjakka (Soprano)
Conductor:  Paavo Berglund
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: ?1910; Finland 
Venue:  Guildhall, Southampton, England 
Length: 9 Minutes 53 Secs. 
Language: Finnish 
Notes: Guildhall, Southampton, England (11/1970 - 05/1978) 
3.
Pohjola's daughter, Op. 49 by Jean Sibelius
Conductor:  Paavo Berglund
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1906; Finland 
Venue:  Guildhall, Southampton, England 
Length: 13 Minutes 50 Secs. 
Notes: Guildhall, Southampton, England (11/1970 - 05/1978) 
4.
King Christian II, Op. 27 by Jean Sibelius
Conductor:  Paavo Berglund
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1898; Finland 
Venue:  Guildhall, Southampton, England 
Length: 24 Minutes 55 Secs. 
Notes: Guildhall, Southampton, England (11/1970 - 05/1978) 
5.
The Bard, Op. 64 by Jean Sibelius
Conductor:  Paavo Berglund
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1913/1914; Finland 
Venue:  Guildhall, Southampton, England 
Length: 8 Minutes 14 Secs. 
Notes: Guildhall, Southampton, England (11/1970 - 05/1978) 
6.
Spring Song, Op. 16 by Jean Sibelius
Conductor:  Paavo Berglund
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: Finland 
Venue:  Guildhall, Southampton, England 
Length: 8 Minutes 21 Secs. 
Notes: Guildhall, Southampton, England (11/1970 - 05/1978)
Composition written: Finland (1894).
Composition revised: 1895.
Composition revised: 1902. 
7.
Lemminkäinen Suite, Op. 22: no 3, Swan of Tuonela by Jean Sibelius
Performer:  Jeffrey Brown (English Horn)
Conductor:  Paavo Berglund
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1893-1897; Finland 
Venue:  Guildhall, Southampton, England 
Length: 8 Minutes 46 Secs. 
Notes: Guildhall, Southampton, England (11/1970 - 05/1978) 
8.
Lemminkäinen Suite, Op. 22: no 4, Lemminkäinens return by Jean Sibelius
Conductor:  Paavo Berglund
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1895-1897; Finland 
Venue:  Guildhall, Southampton, England 
Length: 6 Minutes 12 Secs. 
Notes: Guildhall, Southampton, England (11/1970 - 05/1978) 
9.
Pelléas et Mélisande, Op. 46 by Jean Sibelius
Conductor:  Paavo Berglund
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1905; Finland 
Venue:  Guildhall, Southampton, England 
Length: 27 Minutes 42 Secs. 
Notes: Guildhall, Southampton, England (11/1970 - 05/1978) 
10.
Kuolema by Jean Sibelius
Conductor:  Paavo Berglund
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1903/1911; Finland 
Venue:  Guildhall, Southampton, England 
Length: 10 Minutes 19 Secs. 
Notes: Guildhall, Southampton, England (11/1970 - 05/1978) 
11.
Swanwhite, Op. 54 by Jean Sibelius
Conductor:  Paavo Berglund
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1908; Finland 
Venue:  Guildhall, Southampton, England 
Length: 15 Minutes 5 Secs. 
Notes: Guildhall, Southampton, England (11/1970 - 05/1978) 

Sound Samples

Luonnotar Op. 70 (1997 Digital Remaster)
Pohjola's Daughter Op. 49 (1997 Digital Remaster)
En Saga Op. 9 (1974 Digital Remaster)
King Christian II - Incidental Music, Op.27 (1997 Digital Remaster): I. Nocturne
King Christian II - Incidental Music, Op.27 (1997 Digital Remaster): II. Élégie
King Christian II - Incidental Music, Op.27 (1997 Digital Remaster): III. Musette
King Christian II - Incidental Music, Op.27 (1997 Digital Remaster): IV. Sérénade
King Christian II - Incidental Music, Op.27 (1997 Digital Remaster): V. Ballade
The Bard Op. 64 (1997 Digital Remaster)
Spring Song, Op.16 (1978 Digital Remaster)
The Swan of Tuonela Op. 22 No. 2 (1997 Digital Remaster)
Lemminkäinen Suite (Four Legends) Op. 22 (1997 Digital Remaster): 4. Lemminkäinen's Return
Pelleas & Melisande (1997 Digital Remaster): At the Castle Gate
Pelleas & Melisande (1997 Digital Remaster): Melisande
Pelleas & Melisande (1997 Digital Remaster): By the Sea
Pelleas & Melisande (1997 Digital Remaster): A Spring in the park
Pelleas & Melisande (1997 Digital Remaster): The three blind sisters
Pelleas & Melisande (1997 Digital Remaster): Pastorale
Pelleas & Melisande (1997 Digital Remaster): Melisande at the spinning wheel
Pelleas & Melisande (1997 Digital Remaster): Entracte
Pelleas & Melisande (1997 Digital Remaster): The death of Melisande
Valse triste Op. 44/1 (1997 Digital Remaster)
Scenes with cranes Op. 44/2 (1997 Digital Remaster)
Swanwhite - Incidental Music, Op.54 (1997 Digital Remaster): II. The Harp
Swanwhite - Incidental Music, Op.54 (1997 Digital Remaster): III. The Maidens with Roses
Swanwhite - Incidental Music, Op.54 (1997 Digital Remaster): IV. Listen, the robin sings
Swanwhite - Incidental Music, Op.54 (1997 Digital Remaster): VI. Swanwhite and the Prince

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