Aurora Borealis: The Magic of Northern Lights

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Aurora Borealis: The Magic of Northern Lights
Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra / Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra / Karelia Philharmonic Orchestra / Ostrobothnian Chamber Orchestra

[ Ondine / CD ]

Release Date: Monday 30 June 2008

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The Northern Lights have been a dazzling natural phenomenon for thousands of years and have contributed to the image of Finland as a fascinating country full of mystery - 13 superb photographs, a guiding text and 12 tracks of Finnish classical music.


Einojuhani Rautavaara (1928-)
Cantus Arcticus - Concerto for Birds and Orchestra (1972)

Jean Sibelius (1865-1957)
The Tempest, Suite No. 1, Op. 109: The Storm

Aarre Merikanto (1893-1958)
Neljä orkesterisävellystä (Four Compositions for Orchestra) [Nos 1 & 3]

Tuomas Kantelinen (1969-)
Original soundtrack to the motion picture 'Ambush' (1999) [Adagio]

Ernest Pingoud (1887-1942)
Flambeaux éteints (Extinguished Torches), Op. 14 (1919)

Aulis Sallinen (1935-)
Rauta-aika -sarja (The Iron Age Suite)
V. Lemminki in Tuonela

Pehr Henrik Nordgren (1944-)
Portraits of Country Fiddlers, Op.26 (1976)
II. The Thinker
IV. The Fiddler's Favourite Tune

Einojuhani Rautavaara (1928-)
Symphony No. 7 "Angel of Light" (1994)
III. Come un sogno