Tracklist

CD 1
CD 2
CD 3
CD 4
CD 5
CD 6
CD 7
CD 8
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Finlandia, op. 26 no. 7
Jean Sibelius 7:50
2 Valse triste, op. 44 no. 1
Jean Sibelius 4:20
3 The Swan of Tuonela, op. 22 no. 2
Jean Sibelius 7:46
4 Scènes historiques I, op. 25: III. Festivo: Tempo di Bolero
Jean Sibelius 7:22
5 Karelia Suite, op. 11: I. Intermezzo: Moderato
Jean Sibelius 3:20
6 Karelia Suite, op. 11: II. Ballade: Tempo di menuetto
Jean Sibelius 6:46
7 Karelia Suite, op. 11: III. Alla marcia: Moderato
Jean Sibelius 5:29
8 Tapiola, op. 112
Jean Sibelius 18:26
CD 9
CD 10
CD 11

Credits

CD 8

premiered in:
Helsinki, Uusimaa, Finland (1900-07-02) (track 1)
additional composer:
Jean Sibelius (1911) (track 4)
balance engineer:
Alfred Steinke (track 3)
Alfred Steinke (1954-11-03) (track 1)
Alfred Steinke (1954-11-03 – 1954-11-04) (track 4)
Alfred Steinke (1954-11-05 – 1954-11-06) (track 2)
Alfred Steinke (1957-03-13 – 1957-03-14) (tracks 5–7)
Alfred Steinke (1957-03-14 – 1957-03-16) (track 8)
composer:
Jean Sibelius (– 1926-08) (track 8)
Jean Sibelius (1893) (tracks 5–7)
Jean Sibelius (1895) (track 3)
Jean Sibelius (1899) (tracks 1, 4)
Jean Sibelius (1903) (track 2)
conductor:
Hans Rosbaud (1954-11-03) (track 1)
Hans Rosbaud (1954-11-03 – 1954-11-04) (track 4)
Hans Rosbaud (1954-11-05) (track 3)
Hans Rosbaud (1954-11-05 – 1954-11-06) (track 2)
Hans Rosbaud (1957-03-13 – 1957-03-14) (tracks 5–7)
Hans Rosbaud (1957-03-14 – 1957-03-16) (track 8)
engineer:
Lothar Hahn (1954-11-03) (track 1)
Lothar Hahn (1954-11-03 – 1954-11-04) (track 4)
Lothar Hahn (1954-11-05) (track 3)
Lothar Hahn (1954-11-05 – 1954-11-06) (track 2)
Günter Hermanns (producer/engineer) (1957-03-13 – 1957-03-14) (tracks 5–7)
Günter Hermanns (producer/engineer) (1957-03-14 – 1957-03-16) (track 8)
orchestra:
Berliner Philharmoniker (1954-11-03) (track 1)
Berliner Philharmoniker (1954-11-03 – 1954-11-04) (track 4)
Berliner Philharmoniker (1954-11-05) (track 3)
Berliner Philharmoniker (1954-11-05 – 1954-11-06) (track 2)
Berliner Philharmoniker (1957-03-13 – 1957-03-14) (tracks 5–7)
Berliner Philharmoniker (1957-03-14 – 1957-03-16) (track 8)
producer:
Wolfgang Lohse (tracks 5–8)
Heinz Reinicke (tracks 1–4)
revised by:
Jean Sibelius (1900) (track 1)
Jean Sibelius (1904) (track 2)
solo English horn:
Gerhard Stempnik (1954-11-05) (track 3)
was commissioned by:
Walter Damrosch (track 8)
premiered at:
Konsertti (1900-07-02) (track 1)
Konsertti (1904-04-25) (track 2)
[concert] (1926-12-16) (track 8)
publisher:
Breitkopf & Härtel (1905) (track 1)
Breitkopf & Härtel (1926) (track 8)
premiered at:
Svenska Teatern in Helsinki, Uusimaa, Finland (1904-04-25) (track 2)
recorded at:
Jesus‐Christus‐Kirche (Dahlem) in Berlin, Germany (1954-11-03) (track 1)
Jesus‐Christus‐Kirche (Dahlem) in Berlin, Germany (1954-11-03 – 1954-11-04) (track 4)
Jesus‐Christus‐Kirche (Dahlem) in Berlin, Germany (1954-11-05) (track 3)
Jesus‐Christus‐Kirche (Dahlem) in Berlin, Germany (1954-11-05 – 1954-11-06) (track 2)
Jesus‐Christus‐Kirche (Dahlem) in Berlin, Germany (1957-03-13 – 1957-03-14) (tracks 5–7)
Jesus‐Christus‐Kirche (Dahlem) in Berlin, Germany (1957-03-14 – 1957-03-16) (track 8)
part of:
Works of Jean Sibelius by opus number (number: op. 26) (track 1)
Works of Jean Sibelius by opus number (number: op. 112) (track 8)
arrangements:
Finlandia (Nightwish’s version) (track 1)
Finlandia, op. 26 (catch-all for arrangements) (track 1)
Finlandia, op. 26 (for piano) (track 1)
Finlandia, op. 26 (for organ, Fricker) (track 1)
Finlandia-hymni, op. 26 (for male choir) (track 1)
Finlandia-hymni, op. 26 (for mixed choir in A-flat major, arr. Jean Sibelius) (track 1)
Finlandia-hymni, op. 26 (for mixed choir in F major, arr. Jean Sibelius) (track 1)
Finlandia-hymni, op. 26 (for mixed choir, arr. Jorma Panula) (track 1)
Hymne de Finlandia, op. 26 no. 1 (for guitar, transcr. Unger) (track 1)
Karelia-sarja, op. 11: I. Intermezzo (catch-all for arrangements) (track 5)
Karelia-sarja, op. 11: II. Ballade (catch-all for arrangements) (track 6)
Karelia-sarja, op. 11: III. Alla marcia (catch-all for arrangements) (track 7)
Valse Triste, op. 44 no. 1 (catch-all for arrangements) (track 2)
Valse triste, op. 44 no. 1 (for cello and piano, arr. Hermann) (track 2)
is the basis for:
Be Still My Soul (track 1)
Gweddi Dros Gymru ("Dros Gymru'n gwlad, o Dad dyrchafwn gri" (Finlandia)) (track 1)
Karelia Suite, op. 11: I. Intermezzo (for piano) (track 5)
Karelia Suite, op. 11: II. Ballade (for piano) (track 6)
Karelia Suite, op. 11: III. Alla Marcia (for piano, arr. Otto Taubman) (track 7)
Kuolema, op. 44: I. Valse triste (for piano) (track 2)
Vegli al mattino (track 1)
We Rest on Thee (track 1)
part of:
2 Pieces from Kuolema, op. 44 (part of collection) (track 2)
Karelia-sarja, op. 11 (tracks 5–7)
recording of:
Finlandia, op. 26 (for orchestra) (1954-11-03) (track 1)
Scènes historiques I, op. 25: No. 3. Festivo (1954-11-03 – 1954-11-04) (track 4)
Lemminkäis-sarja (Neljä legendaa), op. 22: II. Tuonelan joutsen (The Swan of Tuonela) (1954-11-05) (track 3)
Valse triste, op. 44 no. 1 (for orchestra) (1954-11-05 – 1954-11-06) (track 2)
Karelia-sarja, op. 11: I. Intermezzo (for orchestra) (1957-03-13 – 1957-03-14) (track 5)
Karelia-sarja, op. 11: II. Ballade (for orchestra) (1957-03-13 – 1957-03-14) (track 6)
Karelia-sarja, op. 11: III. Alla marcia (for orchestra) (1957-03-13 – 1957-03-14) (track 7)
Tapiola, op. 112 (1957-03-14 – 1957-03-16) (track 8)
referred to in medleys:
revision of:
version of: