Content:

Einojuhani Rautavaara
Complete Works for String Orchestra



Artists:
Ostrobothnian Chamber Orchestra
Juha Kangas, conductor
Reija Bister, harp

Genres:
Instrumental
Orchestral
Finnish contemporary

Features:

2 CDs; booklet with liner notes in English, German, French and Finnish

Format:
CD

Released:
April 2001

Catalogue No.:
ODE 983-2D

EAN/UPC Code:
0761195098325

Track listing

CD 1 54:04
Einojuhani Rautavaara (1928-2016)
Pelimannit (The Fiddlers), Op. 1 (1952) 7:30
1 I. Närböläisten Braa Speli 1:46
2 II. Kopsin Jonas 1:58
3 III. Klockar Samuel Dikström 1:04
4 IV. Pirun Polska 1:35
5 V. Hypyt 0:57
Divertimento (1953) 8:30
6 I. Allegro 2:35
7 II. Adagio 2:51
8 III. Allegretto ma energico 2:58
Suite for Strings (1952) 12:37
9 I. Presto 2:58
10 II. Andante 6:40
11 III. Vivace assai (Alla giga) 2:49
12 Hommage ŕ Liszt Férenc (1989) 4:01
13 An Epitaph for Béla Bartók (1986) 6:16
14 Hommage ŕ Kodály Zoltán (1982) 14:21


CD 2 60:01
Einojuhani Rautavaara (1928-2016)
1 Canto I (1960) 5:35
2 Canto II (1961) 8:24
3 Canto III (1972) 9:!6
4 Canto IV (1992) 16:34
5 Ballad for Harp and Strings (1973/1981) 10:04
6 A Finnish Myth (1977) 6:16
7 Ostrobothnian Polska (1993) 3:05


Awards

ClassicsToday.com '10/10'

Press review

Juha Kangas leads highly accomplished, idiomatic, powerful performances, all captured by Ondine in resplendent sound.
Victor Carr Jr., ClassicsToday.com, Artistic Quality 10 / Sound Quality 10