Holiday Shop


WGBH Radio WGBH Radio theclassicalstation.org

Sibelius: Piano Quintets, Melodramas / Groop, Pöysti, Et Al

Sibelius / Kuusisto / Vikman / Kreetta / Laakso
Release Date: 04/24/2007 
Label:  Bis   Catalog #: 1412   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Jean Sibelius
Performer:  Folke GräsbeckJoel LaaksoLaura VikmanAnna Kreetta Gribajcevic,   ... 
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Low Stock: Currently 3 or fewer in stock. Usually ships in 24 hours, unless stock becomes depleted.  

Notes and Editorial Reviews

Includes work(s) by Jean Sibelius. Includes work(s) by Jean Sibelius. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Quintet for Piano and Strings in G minor by Jean Sibelius
Performer:  Folke Gräsbeck (Piano), Joel Laakso (Cello), Laura Vikman (Violin),
Anna Kreetta Gribajcevic (Viola), Jaakko Kuusisto (Violin)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1889; Finland 
Length: 41 Minutes 53 Secs. 
2.
Näcken, JS 138 by Jean Sibelius
Performer:  Lasse Pöysti (Spoken Vocals), Jaakko Kuusisto (Violin), Folke Gräsbeck (Piano),
Monica Groop (Mezzo Soprano), Joel Laakso (Cello)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1888; Finland 
Length: 3 Minutes 19 Secs. 
3.
Vivace for Piano Quintet by Jean Sibelius
Performer:  Laura Vikman (Violin), Anna Kreetta Gribajcevic (Viola), Joel Laakso (Cello),
Jaakko Kuusisto (Violin), Folke Gräsbeck (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1890 
Venue:  Järvenpää Hall, Helsinki, Finland 
Length: 4 Minutes 25 Secs. 
4.
Andante - Allegro for Piano Quintet, JS 31 by Jean Sibelius
Performer:  Laura Vikman (Violin), Anna Kreetta Gribajcevic (Viola), Joel Laakso (Cello),
Jaakko Kuusisto (Violin), Folke Gräsbeck (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1888-1889 
Venue:  Järvenpää Hall, Helsinki, Finland 
Length: 8 Minutes 57 Secs. 
5.
The Water Sprite (Nåcken), songs (2) as incidental music for voice, violin, cello & piano (wriiten w by Jean Sibelius
Performer:  Joel Laakso (Cello), Jaakko Kuusisto (Violin), Monica [Mezzo-Soprano Vocal] Groop (),
Folke Gräsbeck (Piano)
Period: Post-Romantic 
Written: 1888 
Venue:  Järvenpää Hall, Helsinki, Finland 
Length: 3 Minutes 30 Secs. 
6.
Oh, if you had seen (O, om du sett), recitation for speaker & piano, JS 141 by Jean Sibelius
Performer:  Folke Gräsbeck (Piano)
Period: Post-Romantic 
Written: 1888 
Venue:  Järvenpää Hall, Helsinki, Finland 
Length: 4 Minutes 33 Secs. 
7.
A Lonely Ski Trail by Jean Sibelius
Performer:  Folke Gräsbeck (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1925/1948; Finland 
Venue:  Järvenpää Hall, Helsinki, Finland 
Length: 2 Minutes 54 Secs. 
8.
Nights of Jealousy (Svartsjukans nätter), recitation for speaker, violin, viola, cello & piano, JS 1 by Jean Sibelius
Performer:  Joel Laakso (Cello), Folke Gräsbeck (Piano), Jaakko Kuusisto (Violin),
Monica [Mezzo-Soprano Vocal] Groop ()
Period: Post-Romantic 
Written: 1888 
Venue:  Järvenpää Hall, Helsinki, Finland 
Length: 15 Minutes 21 Secs. 

Sound Samples

Piano Quintet in G minor, JS 159: I. Grave - Allegro
Piano Quintet in G minor, JS 159: II. Intermezzo: Moderato
Piano Quintet in G minor, JS 159: III. Andante
Piano Quintet in G minor, JS 159: IV. Scherzo: Vivacissimo
Piano Quintet in G minor, JS 159: V. Moderato - Vivace
Vivace (original Scherzo of the Piano Quintet in G minor, JS 159)
Andante - Allegro, JS 31
Nacken (The Watersprite), JS 138
O, om du sett (Oh, If You Had Seen), JS 141
Ett ensamt skidspar (A Lonely Ski-Trail), JS 77a
Svartsjukans Natter (Nights of Jealousy), JS 125

Customer Reviews

Be the first to review this title
Review This Title
Review This Title Share on Facebook




YOU MUST BE A SUBSCRIBER TO LISTEN TO ARKIVMUSIC STREAMING.
TRY IT NOW FOR FREE!
Sign up now for two weeks of free access to the world's best classical music collection. Keep listening for only $19.95/month - thousands of classical albums for the price of one! Learn more about ArkivMusic Streaming
Aleady a subscriber? Sign In