Works Discography

Väinö Raitio (1891-1945)

An early death prevented Raitio from fully achieving the potential that his small but distinguished body of completed works amply demonstrates. Like his compatriot and colleague Aarre Merikanto, Raitio's music was scarcely understood in his lifetime, and had only recently begun to receive a sympathetic hearing from his compatriots. A fascinating case of what might have been.


More information:
Vaino Raitio Society
Finnish Music Information Centre

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Works



Danse grotesque
Fantasia poetica, Op. 25 (1923)
Humoreski (Humoresque)
Idylli (Idyll)
Joutsenet (The Swans) (1919)
Juninatt, Op. 5/5
Kesäkuvia Hämeestä (Summer pictures from Häme)
Kuollut hetki, Op. 11/3
Kuutamolla, Op. 28/1
Ljuset flämtar, Op. 5/4
Metsäidyllejä (Forest Idylls)
Neiet niemien nenissä (Maidens on the Headlands (Symphonic poem))
Scherzo (Felis domestica)
Tango
Valse mignonne
Valssi (Waltz)
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Discography (extract)



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


Various Finnish artist, orchestras and conductors

 



Released 11/2016

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Queen of the Flowers
Works for Small Orchestra by Väinö Raitio
Tapiola Sinfonietta
Tuomas Ollila, conductor
ODE 975-2

Released 04/2003

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A Century of Finnish Chamber Music
Live from the Kuhmo Festival
Various Artists
ODE 984-2S (6CD)

Released 06/2002

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Seasons of Finnish Lifestyle
Photo album + CD
ODE 1152-2

Released 04/2009

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