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Content
Jean Sibelius and Akseli Gallen-Kallela
Music and Art Inspired by Kalevala

Artists

Genres
Orchestral

Series
Compilations

Features
Digipak with full colour booklet, containing liner notes in English and Finnish, song lyrics in the original language and in English, and numerous illustrations

Format:
CD

Released:
May 2005

Catalogue No.:
ODE 1052-2

EAN/UPC Code:
0761195105221

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Track listing

CD
62:42
1
Pohjola's Daughter, Op. 49
13:30

Lemminkäinen Legends, Op. 22
2
II. The Swan of Tuomela
9:56

3
IV. Lemminkäinen's Return
6:20


4
Väinön virsi (Väinö's Song), Op. 110 (1926)
9:44

5
Laulu Lemminkäiselle (Song to Lemminkäinen), Op. 31/1
3:16

6
Tapiola, Symphonic Poem for Orchestra, Op. 112
19:21


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Complete description

Composer Jean Sibelius (1865-1957) and artist Akseli Gallen-Kallela (1865-1931) are major figures in the history of the Finnish arts and both created works inspired by the Kalevala, the Finnish national epic. This disc features Kalevala-derived music by Sibelius and images of Gallen-Kallela's best-known paintings of scenes from the text.

This disc features:
Tampere Philarmonic Orchestra under Tuomas Ollila (1),
Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra under Leif Segerstam (2-3, 6),
Finnish National Opera Chorus and Orchestra under Eri Klas (4-5).

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