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

Release Date: 04/24/2007 
Label:  Bis   Catalog #: 1412   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Jean Sibelius
Performer:  Jaakko KuusistoAnna Kreetta GribajcevicLaura VikmanJoel Laakso,   ... 
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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Works on This Recording

1. Quintet for Piano and Strings in G minor by Jean Sibelius
Performer:  Jaakko Kuusisto (Violin), Anna Kreetta Gribajcevic (Viola), Laura Vikman (Violin),
Joel Laakso (Cello), Folke Gräsbeck (Piano)
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. 

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

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