Annotation

Recording, editing, mixing & mastering: Matti Heinonen / Pro Audile Oy
SACD mastering / authoring: Sony DADC Austria AG
Producer: Rita Varonen
Executive priducers: Taneli Vaskelainen (Cantinovum) & Timo ruottinen (Alba)
Recorded at the Uurainen Church on 16–17 & 23–24 November 2013

Annotation last modified on 2014-12-26 15:01 UTC.

Tracklist

Hybrid SACD 1
# Title Rating Length
1 Joulun kellot
2:38
2 Heinillä härkien kaukalon
2:49
3 Rukous
3:35
4 Pyhä yö
3:51
5 The Little Road to Bethlehem
3:11
6 Ja neitsyt pikku poijuttansa
1:33
7 Voices in the Mist
1:57
8 Joulun lintu
2:43
9 Joulutähti
2:19
10 Jouluyönä
3:19
11 Wexford Carol
3:46
12 Enkelien joululaulu
1:30
13 Jouluhymni
2:12
14 Hiljainen joululaulu
3:22
15 Joulukirkkoon
2:14
16 Toivioretkellä
2:09

Credits

Hybrid SACD 1

choir vocals:
Cantinovum (Finnish mixed choir) (2013-11-16 – 2013-11-24) (tracks 1–16)
choir vocals arranger:
Ilkka Kuusisto (track 6)
Merzi Rajala (track 15)
composer:
Martti Hela (track 14)
Leevi Madetoja (track 12)
Mikko Sidoroff (choral conductor) (track 10)
Ahti Sonninen (track 13)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (tracks 2, 11, 16)
R. Raala (Berndt Sarlin) (1911) (track 15)
Selim Palmgren (1912) (track 6)
Toivo Kuula (1917) (track 3)
Michael Head (British composer) (1945) (track 5)
Mikko Sidoroff (choral conductor) (2010) (track 4)
conductor:
Rita Varonen (Hungarian–Finnish choral conductor) (2013-11-16 – 2013-11-24) (tracks 1–16)
dedicated to:
Lumen Valo (track 4)
editor:
Matti Heinonen (2014) (tracks 1–16)
executive producer:
Timo Ruottinen (2013 – 2014) (tracks 1–16)
lyricist:
Martti Hela (track 14)
Une Haarnoja (track 13)
Yrjö Jylhä (track 4)
L. Onerva (track 12)
Eino Leino (track 3)
Severi Nuormaa (track 6)
Bernhard Severin Ingemann (1850) (track 16)
R. Raala (Berndt Sarlin) (1911) (track 15)
Margaret Rose (lyricist) (1936) (track 5)
mixer:
Matti Heinonen (2014) (tracks 1–16)
producer:
Rita Varonen (Hungarian–Finnish choral conductor) (2013 – 2014) (tracks 1–16)
recording engineer:
Matti Heinonen (2013-11-16 – 2013-11-24) (tracks 1–16)
translator:
Hilja Haahti (1903) (track 16)
Martti Korpilahti (1926) (track 2)
publisher:
Fennica Gehrman (track 6)
Fennica Records (track 13)
Sulasol (2010) (track 4)
recorded at:
Uuraisten kirkko in Uurainen, Keski-Suomi, Finland (2013-11-16 – 2013-11-24) (tracks 1–16)
part of:
Virsikirja (1986) (number: 30) (track 16)
arrangement of:
Joululaulu, op. 34 no. 1 (for voice and piano) (track 6)
arrangements:
Heinillä härkien kaukalon (arr. Jussi Chydenius) (track 2)
Maa on niin kaunis (for mixed choir, arr. Rajala) (track 16)
later versions:
Jouluhymni (Rauhaa, vain rauhaa / arr. Ilmo Riihimäki) (track 13)
recording of:
Enkelien joululaulu (Finnish Christmas Carol) (2013-11-16 – 2013-11-24) (track 12)
Heinillä härkien kaukalon (2013-11-16 – 2013-11-24) (track 2)
Hiljainen joululaulu (2013-11-16 – 2013-11-24) (track 14)
Jouluhymni (Rauhaa, vain rauhaa) (2013-11-16 – 2013-11-24) (track 13)
Joulukirkkoon (2013-11-16 – 2013-11-24) (track 15)
Joululaulu, op. 34 no. 1 (catch-all for arrangements) (2013-11-16 – 2013-11-24) (track 6)
Joulun kellot (by P.J. Hannikainen) (2013-11-16 – 2013-11-24) (track 1)
Jouluyönä (2013-11-16 – 2013-11-24) (track 10)
Maa on niin kaunis (2013-11-16 – 2013-11-24) (track 16)
Pyhä yö (2013-11-16 – 2013-11-24) (track 4)
Rukous, op. 34b no. 1 (for mixed choir) (2013-11-16 – 2013-11-24) (track 3)
The Little Road to Bethlehem (2013-11-16 – 2013-11-24) (track 5)
Wexford Carol (English lyric version) (2013-11-16 – 2013-11-24) (track 11)
translated version of:
Dejlig er jorden (track 16)
Entre le bœuf et l'âne gris (French Christmas carol) (track 2)

Release

editor: Matti Heinonen (2014)
executive producer: Timo Ruottinen (2013 – 2014)
mastering: Matti Heinonen (2014)
mixer: Matti Heinonen (2014)
producer: Rita Varonen (Hungarian–Finnish choral conductor) (2013 – 2014)
recording engineer: Matti Heinonen (2013-11-16 – 2013-11-24)
recorded at: Uuraisten kirkko in Uurainen, Keski-Suomi, Finland (2013-11-16 – 2013-11-24)
other databases: http://www.fono.fi/Dokumentti.aspx?esittaja=cantinovum&ID=6bdf34ff-e492-4b9a-8238-3fd9b99fd928 [info]
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