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Content
Music and Silence in Finnish Symbolism

Artists

Genres
Instrumental
Orchestral
Vocal

Series
Compilations

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

Format:
CD

Released:
June 2007

Catalogue No.:
ODE 684-2

EAN/UPC Code:
0761195068427

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Track listing

CD
65:07
Symphony No. 4, Op. 80 "Summer Symphony" (1912)
1
III. Andante
14:45


Lemminkäinen Legends, Op. 22
2
III. Tuonelan joutsen (The Swan of Tuonela)
9:56


Pelléas et Mélisande, Op. 46
3
VIII. Melisanden kuolema (The Death of Melisande)
5:29


4
Fantasia poetica, Op. 25 (1923)
10:01

5
Le Prophète (Prophet), Op. 21 (1921)
10:45

Two Songs from Okon Fuoko Suite, Op. 58 (1925-1927)
6
Yiais Sang I (Song of Yiai I)
2:37

7
Yiais Sang II (Song of Yiai II)
2:14


8
Kerjäläislapsen kehtolaulu (Lullaby for a Beggar Boy)
3:28

9
Sade (Rain), from Surullinen puutarha (The Melancholy Garden), Op. 52 (1908)
4:55


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Complete description

This CD was produced in connection with the Helsinki Ateneum Art Museum's 2007 summer exhibition Music and Silence. Finnish Symbolism (15 June - 2 Sept) and replaced the traditional exhibition catalogue. The contained selection of Finnish Symbolist music was played in the "music room" of the exhibition to help the visitor experience the Symbolist idea of dialogue between different forms of art, and in particular the deep understanding between music and painting in the Symbolist era. The 32-page richly illustrated booklet contains an article written by the curator of the exhibition, French art historian Laura Gutman-Hanhivaara, as well as illustrations of works from the exhibition. More information about the exhibition can be found at the Ateneum's website.

This compilation features
Tampere Philharmonic Orchestra under Leonard Grin, with soprano Pia Freund, mezzo Lilli Paasikivi and contralto Laura Nykänen (1),
Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra under Leif Segerstam (2),
Tapiola Sinfonietta under Tuomas Ollila (3),
Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra under Jukka-Pekka Saraste (4) and Sakari Oramo (5),
soprano Helena Juntunen with pianist Gustav Djupsjöbacka (6-7),
pianist Izumi Tateno (8-9).

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