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Rautavaara: Angel Of Dusk, Etc / Laine, Kantorow, Et Al


Release Date: 08/07/2000 
Label:  Bis   Catalog #: 910   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Einojuhani Rautavaara
Performer:  Esko Laine
Conductor:  Jean-Jacques Kantorow
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Tapiola Sinfonietta
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

REVIEWS:
BBC Music (6/98, p.48) - "If the idea of a concerto for double bass and orchestra sounds unappealing, not to say implausible, that is to reckon without the imaginative talents of the Finnish composer Einojuhani Rautavaara. His 'Angel of Dusk' is just such a concerto and it is typical of this tirelessly inventive musician that he turns any limitations of the medium to his advantage..."
REVIEWS:
BBC Music (6/98, p.48) - "If the idea of a concerto for double bass and orchestra sounds unappealing, not to say implausible, that is to reckon without the imaginative talents of the Finnish composer Einojuhani Rautavaara. His 'Angel of Dusk' is just such a concerto and it is typical of this tirelessly inventive musician that he turns any limitations of the medium to his advantage..." Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Angel of Dusk by Einojuhani Rautavaara
Performer:  Esko Laine (Double Bass)
Conductor:  Jean-Jacques Kantorow
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Tapiola Sinfonietta
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1980; Finland 
2.
Symphony no 2 by Einojuhani Rautavaara
Conductor:  Jean-Jacques Kantorow
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Tapiola Sinfonietta
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1957/1984; Finland 
3.
A Finnish Myth by Einojuhani Rautavaara
Conductor:  Jean-Jacques Kantorow
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Tapiola Sinfonietta
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1977; Finland 
4.
Fiddlers, Op. 1 by Einojuhani Rautavaara
Conductor:  Jean-Jacques Kantorow
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Tapiola Sinfonietta
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1952/1972; Finland 

Sound Samples

Angel of Dusk: I. His First Appearance
Angel of Dusk: II. His Monologue
Angel of Dusk: III. His Last Appearance
Symphony No. 2: I. Quasi grave
Symphony No. 2: II. Vivace
Symphony No. 2: III. Largo
Symphony No. 2: IV. Presto
Suomalainen myytti (A Finnish myth)
Pelimannit (The Fiddlers), Op. 1: I. Narbolaisten braa speli (Pomposo e rustico)
Pelimannit (The Fiddlers), Op. 1: II. Kopsin Jonas (Con malinconia)
Pelimannit (The Fiddlers), Op. 1: III. Klocker Samuel Dikstrom (Con bravura)
Pelimannit (The Fiddlers), Op. 1: IV. Pirun polska (Con malinconia)
Pelimannit (The Fiddlers), Op. 1: V. Hypyt (Burlesco)

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