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Finland 100

A Century of Finnish Classics

5 CD collection celebrating 100 years of Finland's independence

Orchestral Works I & II

Concertos

Vocal Works

Chamber Music


Artists

Genres
Chamber
Orchestral
Vocal
Finnish contemporary
Finnish traditional

Features

Sleeve notes in English and Finnish.

Song lyrics in original Finnish & Swedish and in English translation.


Format:
5 CDs

Released:
November 2016

Catalogue No.:
ODE 1300-2Q

EAN/UPC Code:
0761195130025

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Track listing

CD 1 Finnish Orchestral Works I
74:47
1
Andante festivo (1922)
3:44

2
Overtura sinfonica
9:10

3
Sunday Morning from Rural Pictures
4:20

4
Chantecler, Op. 15 (1918)
7:33

5
Fantasia poetica, Op. 25 (1923)
10:00

6
Karelian Rhapsody, Op. 15
14:24

Music from the ballet The Blue Pearl, Op. 160
7
II. Entrée avec pantomime
4:00

8
VIII. Scène (Tempête)
2:32

9
Pas de deux
3:07


10
Intrada
5:40

Kalevala Suite, Op. 23 (1943)
11
The Forging of the Sampo
7:24


12
The Reindeer Ride (Poroajot), from the film The White Reindeer
1:24

CD 2 Finnish Orchestral Works II
66:42
1
Akselin ja Elinan häävalssi
3:53

The Iron Age Suite (Rauta-aika -sarja)
2
The Wedding Procession of Ilmari and the Golden Woman
1:58


Cronaca for string orchestra, Op. 79 (1991)
3
Duo
5:30


4
Sisyphus Dreams, Op. 47 (1994)
10:36

5
Laterna Magica (2008)
23:27

CD 3 Finnish Concertos
68:29
Piano Concerto No. 2
23:14
1
I. Tranquillo
11:07

2
II. Lento assai
6:21

3
III. Allegro assai
5:46


Cello Concerto (1969)
22:11
4
I. Moderato mosso - Allegro
7:23

5
II. Allegretto
3:12

6
III. Adagio
6:06

7
IV. Cadenza (Adagio)
3:27

8
V. Allegro vivace
2:03


Concerto for Birds and Orchestra "Cantus Arcticus" (1972)
19:21
9
I. The Bog
6:54

10
II. Melancholy
4:18

11
III. Swans Migrating
8:09


12
Frogs Dancing on Water Lilies for cello and string orchestra (2000)
3:08

CD 4 Finnish Vocal Works
58:04
1
Demanten på marssön (The diamond on the March snow), Op. 36/6
2:37

2
Under strandens granar, Op. 13/1
5:10

3
Men min fågel märks dock icke, Op. 36/2
2:47

4
Den första kyssen (The First Kiss), Op. 37/1
1:58

5
Var det en dröm (Did I Just Dream?), Op. 37/4
2:22

6
Kaiutar, Op. 72/4
3:06

7
Kesäyö (Summer Night)
2:21

8
Vanha kirkko (The Old Church), Op. 54/1
3:13

9
Rannalta I (From the Shore I)
3:40

10
Sunnuntai (Sunday)
3:28

11
Tuuli se taivutti koivun larvan (The Wind Bent Down)
2:53

12
Niin kauan minä tramppaan (I'll Walk Around This Here Village)
1:09

13
Luulit, mä katselin sua (You Thought I Was Watching You)
2:49

14
Lintu sininen (Bluebird)
2:13

15
Minä laulan sun iltasi tähtihin (I Sing for Your Evening The Starlight)
1:36

16
Lähdettyäs (After You Went Away)
2:18

17
Pirtissäni pimenee (My Room Is Growing Darker)
2:44

Aleksis Kivi - Opera in Three Acts (1996)
18
Melancholy (Ikävyys)
3:42

19
Song of My Heart (Sydämeni laulu)
3:36


Leino Songs (2007)
20
Looking at You (Sua katselen)
2:58


CD 5 Finnish Chamber Works
71:42
1
Chamber Music II, Op. 41 for alto flute and string orchestra (1976)
14:58

Sonata for Violin and Piano (1979)
20:32
2
I. Preambulum
5:50

3
II. Intermezzo
4:08

4
III. Elegia
6:08

5
IV. Finale
4:19


6
Plus II, for clarinet and cello (1992)
9:14

Nonet No. 2 (2000)
14:31
7
I. Inquieto
1:41

8
II. Allegro impetuoso
3:20

9
III. Adagio
6:59

10
IV. Vivacissimo
2:34


11
Summer Thoughts, for violin and piano (1972/2008)
4:34

12
Tocar for violin and piano (2010)
7:09

Complete description

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.


This anthology features Finnish artists from the Ondine catalogue, including some of the most prestigious orchestras, singers and instrumentalists of the country.


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