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Author Sibelius, Jean, 1865-1957.

Title Cantatas [sound recording] / Sibelius.

Imprint [London] : Virgin Classics, p2003.

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Location Call No. Status OPAC Message Public Note Gift Note
 Moore Audio CD  CD 1687    Available  ---
 Talbott Media  CD 4537    Available  Ask at Circulation Desk
Description 1 sound disc : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Note Only the 2nd-3rd and 5th works are actually cantatas; the 7th work arr. by the composer from a symphonic poem.
The 5th work originally for mixed chorus and orchestra.
Language Sung in Finnish (2nd-3rd, 5th-7th works) or Swedish (1st and 4th works).
Note Words by Viktor Rydberg (1st work), Samuli Kustaa [Berg], a.k.a. Kallio (2nd work), Johan Ludvig Runeberg (4th work), Eino Leino (5th work), Yrjö Weijola (6th work), and Veikko Antero Koskenniemi (7th work); words of the the 3rd work from the epic poem Kalevala.
Performer Sofia Joons, speaker (1st work);Ellerhein Girls' Choir; Estonian National Male Choir; Estonian National Symphony Orchestra; Paavo Järvi, conductor.
Event Recorded Sept. 2-8, 2002 and Feb. 12, 2003, Estonia Concert Hall, Tallinn.
Note Compact disc.
Program notes by Pierre Gervasoni in French with English and German translations, and texts with English, French, and German translations (43 p.) in container.
Contents Snöfrid : op. 29, improvisation for [speaker], mixed choir, and symphony orchestra (11:23) -- Oma maa = Our native land : op. 92, for mixed choir and symphony orchestra (11:55) -- Väinön virsi = Väinö's song : op. 110, for mixed choir and symphony orchestra (8:42) -- Sandels : op. 28, improvisation for male choir and symphony orchestra (9:09) -- Maan virsi = Hymn to the earth : op. 95, for male choir and symphony orchestra (7:41) -- Laulu Lemminkäiselle = Song to Lemminkäinen : op. 31, no. 1, for male choir and symphony orchestra (3:31) -- Finlandia : op. 26, for male choir and symphony orchestra (8:36).
Subject Monologues with music (Chorus with orchestra)
Cantatas, Secular.
Choruses, Secular (Men's voices) with orchestra.
Cantatas, Secular (Men's voices)
Symphonic poems -- Excerpts, Arranged.
National music -- Finland.
Finland -- Songs and music.
Added Author Rydberg, Viktor, 1828-1895. Lyricist.
Berg, Samuli Kustaa, 1803-1852. Librettist.
Runeberg, Johan Ludvig, 1804-1877. Lyricist.
Leino, Eino. Librettist.
Weijola, Yrjö. Lyricist.
Koskenniemi, Veikko Antero, 1885-1962. Lyricist.
Joons, Sofia. Narrator.
Järvi, Paavo, 1962- Conductor.
Sibelius, Jean, 1865-1957. Snöfrid.
Sibelius, Jean, 1865-1957. Oma maa.
Sibelius, Jean, 1865-1957. Väinön virsi.
Sibelius, Jean, 1865-1957. Sandels.
Sibelius, Jean, 1865-1957. Maan virsi; arranged.
Sibelius, Jean, 1865-1957. Laulut, men's chorus, orchestra, op. 31. Laulu Lemminkäiselle.
Sibelius, Jean, 1865-1957. Finlandia. Hymni; arranged.
Ellerhein (Musical group) Performer.
Eesti Rahvusmeeskoor. Performer.
Eesti Riiklik Sümfooniaorkester. Performer.
Added Title Choral music. Selections
Music No. 7243 5 45589 2 4 Virgin Classics