Suomi - Finland 100 - A Century of Finnish Classics

 
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RAUTAVAARA / SIBELIUS / SALLINEN / PINGOUD / KAJANUS / ENGLUND / etc
Suomi - Finland 100 - A Century of Finnish Classics
Marko Ylönen (cello) / Finnish Radio Symphony / Helsinki Philharmonic / Karelia Philharmonic / Ostrobothnian Chamber Orchestra / etc

[ Ondine / 5 CD Box Set ]

Release Date: Saturday 10 December 2016

2017 marks the centenary of Finland's independence. This 5 CD collection encompasses works by native composers from 1917 to the present and reflects the flourishing talent, artistry and experimentation of Finland's classical music scene. These compositions are imbued with the beauty and isolation of the Finnish landscape, while capturing the nuance and personality of each composer.

CD 1 Finnish Orchestral Works
CD 2 Finnish Orchestral Works
CD 3 Finnish Concertos
CD 4 Finish Vocal Works
CD 5 Finnish Chamber Works

Tracks:

Aaltoila:
Akselin ja Elinan häävalssi (The Wedding Waltz)

Englund:
Poroajot, from Valkoinen Peura
Sonata for violin and piano (1979)

Ikonen:
Pirtissäni pimenee (My Room is Growing Darker)

Kaipainen:
Sisyphus Dreams, Op. 47

Kajanus:
Overtura sinfonica

Kaski:
Lähdettyäs (After You Went Away)

Kilpinen:
Vanha kirkko
Rannalta I (From the Shore I)

Klami:
Karelian Rhapsody/Karjalainen rapsodia, Op. 15
The Forging of the Sampo (Sammon taonta)

Kokkonen:
Concerto for Cello and Orchestra

Lindberg, M:
Era

Linnavuori:
Minä laulan sun iltasi tähtihin (I Sing for Your Evening Starlight)

Madetoja:
Sunday Morning (Sunnuntaiaamu)
Luulit, ma katselin sua ... Op. 68 No. 3 (You Thought I was Watching You ...) (Text: L. Onerva)
Lintu sininen (Bluebird)

Melartin:
Music from the ballet The Blue Pearl, Op. 160

Merikanto, A:
Intrada

Mustonen:
Frogs Dancing on Water-Lilies
Nonet No. 2

Nordgren, P:
Cronaca per archi, Op. 79: Duo

Pingoud:
Chantecler

Raitio:
Fantasia poetica, Op. 25

Rautavaara:
Cantus Arcticus, Op. 61 (Concerto for Birds & Orchestra)
Ikävyys (Melancholy)
Sydämeni laulu
Summer Thoughts

Saariaho:
Laterna Magica for large orchestra
Leino Songs for soprano and orchestra: Sua katselen (Looking at You)
Tocar for violin and piano

Sallinen:
The Wedding Procession of Ilmari and the Golden Woman
Chamber Music II, Op. 41, for alto flute & string orchestra

Sibelius:
Andante festivo, JS34b
Demanten på marssnön, Op. 36 No. 6 (Wecksell)
Under strandens granar (Under the fir-trees) Op. 13 No. 1 (Runeberg)
Men min fågel märks dock icke, Op. 36, No. 2
Den första kyssen, Op. 37 No. 1 (Text: J.L. Runeberg)
Var det en dröm? Op. 37 No. 4 (J.J. Wecksell)
Kaiutar, Op. 72, No. 4
Summer Night (Kesäyö), Op. 23 No. 3

Tiensuu:
Plus II

trad.:
Tuuli se taivutti koivun larvan
Niin kauan minä tramppaan

Turunen:
Sunnuntai (Sunday)

Kajanus: Overtura sinfonica - Helsinki Philharmonic