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Sibelius: Karelia Music, Etc / Ollila, Virkkala, Et Al


Release Date: 07/21/1998 
Label:  Ondine   Catalog #: 913   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Jean Sibelius
Performer:  Tellu VirkkalaAnna-Kaisa LiedesJuha Kotilainen
Conductor:  Tuomas Ollila
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Tampere Philharmonic Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 19 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

This selection received the 1999 Cannes Classical Award for "Best Orchestral Recording - CD Premiere." This selection received the 1999 Cannes Classical Award for "Best Orchestral Recording - CD Premiere." Read less

Works on This Recording

1. Karelia by Jean Sibelius
Performer:  Tellu Virkkala (Soprano), Anna-Kaisa Liedes (Soprano), Juha Kotilainen (Baritone)
Conductor:  Tuomas Ollila
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Tampere Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1893 
Notes: Completed and reconstructed by Jouni Kaipainen (1997). 
2. Press Pension Celebrations by Jean Sibelius
Conductor:  Tuomas Ollila
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Tampere Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1899; Finland 

Sound Samples

Karelia: Overture
Karelia: Tableau 1: Runic Song: Oi Ukko, ylijumala (completed and reconstructed by J. Kaipainen)
Karelia: Tableau 2: The Founding of Viipuri Castle (completed and reconstructed by J. Kaipainen)
Karelia: Tableau 3: Narimont, the Duke of Lithuania, levying taxes in the Province of Kakisalmi (completed and reconstructed by J. Kaipainen)
Karelia: Intermezzo
Karelia: Tableau 4: Ballade: Hall om en afton da rim faller pa, I biden mig val!
Karelia: Tableau 5: Pontus de la Gardie at the Gates of Kakisalmi (completed and reconstructed by J. Kaipainen)
Karelia: Intermezzo: Alla marcia
Karelia: Tableau 6: The Siege of Viipuri (completed and reconstructed by J. Kaipainen)
Karelia: Tableau 7: The Reunion of Old Finland () with the Rest of Finland - Tableau 8: Oi, maamme Suomi, synnyinmaa (completed and reconstructed by J. Kaipainen)
Press Celebrations Music, JS 137: Preludio
Press Celebrations Music, JS 137: Tableau 1: Vainamoinen ilahdutta laulullaan luontoa, Kalevan ja Pohjolan kansaa (The Song of Vainamoinen)
Press Celebrations Music, JS 137: Tableau 2: Suomalaisia kastetaan (The Finns are Baptised)
Press Celebrations Music, JS 137: Tableau 3: Juhana Herttuan hovista (Duke John at Turku Castle)
Press Celebrations Music, JS 137: Tableau 4: Suomalaiset 30-vuotisessa sodassa (The Finns in Thirty Years War)
Press Celebrations Music, JS 137: Tableau 5: Isonvihan aikana (The Great Hostility)
Press Celebrations Music, JS 137: Tableau 6: Suomi heraa (Finland Awakes)

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