Selim Palmgren

Biography

Born: February 16, 1878   Died: December 13, 1951   Country: Finland  
An important Finnish composer excelling in piano composition, many of whose works contain impressionistic elements such as whole-tone scales and parallel-chord constructions. An important Finnish composer excelling in piano composition, many of whose works contain impressionistic elements such as whole-tone scales and parallel-chord constructions. Read less
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  • 1.
    Label: Alba   Catalog: 329 Release Date: 02/12/2013   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Jean Sibelius,  Toivo Kuula,  Armas Järnefelt,  Armas Maasalo  ... 
    Performer:  Terttu [Soprano Vocal] Iso-Oja,  Joose [Baritone Vocal] Vahasoyrinki,  Tuomas Katajala
    Conductor:  Heikki Liimola
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  • 2.
    Valossa: From Darkness To Light
    Label: Alba   Catalog: 47 Release Date: 01/08/2013   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Juhani Komulainen,  Francis Poulenc,  Gustav Mahler,  Toivo Kuula  ... 
    Performer:  Olga [Soprano Vocal] Kuridda
    Conductor:  Dani Juris
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  • 3.
    Piano Treasures
    Label: Erato   Catalog: 2639 Release Date: 09/25/2012   Number of Discs: 3
    Composer:  Sergei Rachmaninov,  Frédéric Chopin,  Franz Liszt,  Robert Schumann  ... 
    Performer:  Jean-Bernard Pommier,  Francois-René Duchable,  György Cziffra,  Leif Ove Andsnes  ... 
    Conductor:  Lawrence Foster,  Michel Plasson,  György Cziffra,  Mariss Jansons  ... 
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  • 4.
    Ugend - Art Nouveau /  Lehtola
    Label: Alba   Catalog: 327 Release Date: 08/14/2012   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Jean Sibelius,  Frans Linnavuori,  Toivo Kuula,  Heikki Klemetti  ... 
    Performer:  Jan Lehtola
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  • 5.
    Palmgren: Piano Sonata, 24 Preludes / Henri Sigfridsson
    Label: Ondine   Catalog: 1192-2 Release Date: 06/26/2012   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Selim Palmgren
    Performer:  Henri Sigfridsson
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  • 6.
    The Maiden's Prayer And Other Gems / Philip Martin
    Label: Helios   Catalog: 55410 Release Date: 03/13/2012   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Christian Sinding,  Antonín Dvorák,  Selim Palmgren,  Tekla Badarzewska-Baranowska  ... 
    Performer:  Philip Martin
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  • 7.
    An Anthology Of Finnish Piano Music, Vol. 3 / Jouni Somero
    Label: Fc Records   Catalog: 9717 Release Date: 02/14/2012   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Selim Palmgren,  Ernst Linko,  Llmari Hannikainen
    Performer:  Jouni Somero
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  • 8.
    Christmastide Is Coming / Harju Chamber Choir
    Label: Alba   Catalog: 40 Release Date: 12/13/2011  
    Composer:  Heikki Liimola,  Heino Kaski,  Anonymous,  Juhani Komulainen  ... 
    Performer:  Jan Lehtola
    Conductor:  Heikki Liimola
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  Harju Chamber Choir
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  • 9.
    The Nordic Experience
    Label: Warner Classics   Catalog: 4671621 Release Date: 11/15/2011   Number of Discs: 2
    Composer:  Edvard Grieg,  Christian Sinding,  Jean Sibelius,  Erkki Melartin  ... 
    Performer:  Karita Mattila,  Izumi Tateno,  Harald Aadland,  Jon Wien Sonstebo  ... 
    Conductor:  Ari Rasilainen,  Sakari Oramo,  Shuntaro Sato,  Pertti Pekkanen  ... 
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  • 10.
    Christmas Songs / Alin, Orphei Drangar
    Label: Bis   Catalog: 1833 Release Date: 11/24/2009   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Traditional,  Felix Mendelssohn,  Mel Torme,  Hugh Martin  ... 
    Conductor:  Cecilia Rydinger Alin
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  Uppsala Chamber Orchestra,  Linne Quintet,  Orphei Drängar
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  • 11.
    My Favorite Things - Virtuoso Encores / Stephen Hough
    Label: Nimbus   Catalog: 2540 Release Date: 08/11/2009   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Amy Woodforde Finden,  Ossip Gabrilowitsch,  Ignace Jan Paderewski,  Ernö von Dohnányi  ... 
    Performer:  Stephen Hough
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  • 12.
    40 Most Beautiful Winter Classics / Various
    Label: Warner Classics   Catalog: 696674 Release Date: 01/27/2009   Number of Discs: 2
    Composer:  Antonio Vivaldi,  Johann Sebastian Bach,  Arcangelo Corelli,  Henry Purcell  ... 
    Performer:  Piero Toso,  Joost Van der Linden,  Viktoria Postnikova,  Barbara Bonney  ... 
    Conductor:  Claudio Scimone,  Nikolaus Harnoncourt,  Ton Koopman,  Kurt Redel  ... 
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  I Solisti Veneti,  Vienna Concentus Musicus,  Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra  ... 
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  • 13.
    Joulu Tullut On / Lilli Paasikivi
    Label: Ondine   Catalog: 1036 Release Date: 11/24/2008   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Joonas Kokkonen,  P.J. Hannikainen,  Erkki Melartin,  Otto Kotilainen  ... 
    Performer:  Lilli Paasikivi
    Conductor:  Ulf Söderblom
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  Jyväskylä Sinfonia
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  • 14.
    Nordic Autumn - Sibelius, Palmgren, Madetoja / Nylund, Nylund
    Label: Cpo   Catalog: 777262 Release Date: 05/27/2008   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Ture Rangström,  Leevi Madetoja,  Selim Palmgren,  Jean Sibelius
    Performer:  Camilla Nylund
    Conductor:  Ulf Schirmer
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  Munich Radio Orchestra
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  • 15.
    American Virtuosa - Tribute To Maud Powell / R. Barton Pine
    Label: Cedille Records   Catalog: 97 Release Date: 06/12/2007   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Traditional,  Max Liebling,  Cecil Burleigh,  Henry Holden Huss  ... 
    Performer:  Rachel Barton Pine,  Matthew Hagle,  Maud Powell
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  • 16.
    Moods For Cello And Piano / Harro Ruijsenaars, Erik Risberg
    Label: Intim Musik   Catalog: 26 Release Date: 10/24/2006   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  David Popper,  Tor Aulin,  Selim Palmgren,  Enrique Granados  ... 
    Performer:  Harro Ruijsenaars,  Erik Risberg
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  • 17.
    Rarities Of Piano Music - 1989
    Label: Danacord   Catalog: 349 Release Date: 02/03/2006   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Charles Valentin Alkan,  Sergei Rachmaninov,  Leopold Godowsky,  Zez Confrey  ... 
    Performer:  Ronald Smith,  Michael Ponti,  Marc-André Hamelin,  Jozef De Beenhouwer  ... 
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  • 18.
    Piano Music Of The Unknown Impressionists / David Reeves
    Label: Fleur De Son   Catalog: 57943 Release Date: 04/24/2001   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Alfred Bachelet,  Selim Palmgren,  Charles Tomlinson Griffes
    Performer:  David Reeves
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  • 19.
    Eileen Joyce - Piano Recital
    Label: Testament   Catalog: 1174 Release Date: 06/01/1999   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Ernö von Dohnányi,  Stefan Bergman,  Cyril Scott,  Moritz Moszkowski  ... 
    Performer:  Eileen Joyce
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  • 20.
    Finnish Vocal Music / Hynninen, Valjakka, Gothoni
    Label: Bis   Catalog: 88 Release Date: 03/25/1994   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Erik Bergman,  Einojuhani Rautavaara,  Erkki Melartin,  Erkki Salmenhaara  ... 
    Performer:  Ralf Gothóni,  Jorma Hynninen,  Jorma Valjakka,  Taru Valjakka
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Selim Palmgren


MOST POPULAR WORKS
WORKS
No. 1. Andante
No. 2. Kansan tapaan
No. 3. Allegretto con grazia
No. 4. Tempo di valse (poco moderato)
No. 5. Presto
No. 6. Sarabande: Andante cantabile
No. 7. Un poco mosso
No. 8. Allegro feroce
No. 9. Cradle Song
No. 10. Kansan tapaan
No. 11. Unikuva
No. 12. The Sea
No. 13. Veloce
No. 14. Pesante
No. 15. Piiritanssi
No. 16. Andante con moto
No. 17. Allegro agitato
No. 18. Duo: Rubato
No. 19. Bird Song
No. 20. In memoriam: Lugubre
No. 21. Un poco mosso
No. 22. Kansan tapaan
No. 23. Venezia: Malinconico
No. 24. The War
I. Un poco sostenuto
II. Un poco moderato
III. Finale: Molto allegro con spirito