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Suomi-Finland 100: A Century of Finnish Classics - orchestral, vocal & choral works composed from 1917 to the present by Kajanus, Madetoja, Melartin, Pingoud, Raitio, Klami, Sibelius, Merikanto, Aaltoila, Englund, Nordgren et al.

Album Summary

>Sibelius, Jean : Andante festivo for Strings and Timpani
>Kajanus, Robert : Overtura Sinfonica, for orchestra
>Madetoja, Leevi : Rural Pictures (Maalaiskuvia), Op. 77
>Pingoud, Ernest : Chantecler, symphonic poem
>Raitio, Väinö : Fantasia Poetica, Op 25
>Klami, Uuno : Karelian Rhapsody for orchestra, Op. 15
>Melartin, Erkki : Music from the Ballet The Blue Pearl (Sininen helmi), Op. 160
>Merikanto, Aarre : Intrada, for orchestra
>Klami, Uuno : The Kalevala Suite
>Englund, Sven Einar : The film The White Reindeer (Valkoinen Peura)
>Aaltoila, Heikki : Wedding March, from "Here Beneath the North Star"
>Sallinen, Aulis : The Iron Age Suite (Rauta-aika), Op. 55
>Nordgren, Pehr Henrik : Cronaca, Op. 79
>Kaipainen, Jouni : Sisyphus Dreams, for orchestra, Op. 47
>Saariaho, Kaija : Laterna Magica, for orchestra
>Lindberg, Magnus : Era, for orchestra
>Merikanto, Aarre : Concerto for Piano no 2
>Kokkonen, Joonas : Concerto for Cello
>Rautavaara, Einojuhani : Cantus Arcticus (Concerto for Birds & Orchestra), for orchestra & taped bird songs, Op. 61
>Mustonen, Olli : Frogs Dancing on Water Lilies, for cello & piano (or string orchestra)
>Sibelius, Jean : The Diamond on the March Snow (Demanton på marssnön), song for voice & piano, Op. 36/6
>Sibelius, Jean : 'Neath the fir trees (Under strandens granar), song for voice & piano, Op. 13/1
>Sibelius, Jean : But my Bird is Long in Homing (Men min fågel märks dock icke), song for voice & piano, Op. 36/2
>Sibelius, Jean : The First Kiss (Den första kyssen, I), song for voice & piano
>Sibelius, Jean : Was it a dream? (Var det en dröm), song for voice & piano, Op. 37/4
>Sibelius, Jean : The Echo Nymph (Kaiutar), somg for voice & piano, Op. 72/4
>Kilpinen, Yrjo : Kesäyö (Summer night), for voice & piano (or orchestra)
>Kilpinen, Yrjo : Vanha kirkko (The Old Church), for voice & piano (or orchestra), Op. 54/1
>Kilpinen, Yrjo : Rannalta I (On the Shore), for voice & piano (or orchestra)
>Turunen, Martti : Sunnuntai (Sunday)
>Traditional, Finnish : Tuuli se taivutti koivun larvan (The Wind Bent Down), for voice & piano (or orchestra)
>Traditional, Finnish : Niin kauan minä tramppaan (I'll Walk Around This Here Village), for voice & piano (or orchestra)
>Madetoja, Leevi : Syksy (Autumn), Op. 68
>Linnavuori, Frans : Minä laulan sun iltasi tähtihin (I Sing For Your Evening the Starlight)
>Kaski, Heino : Lähdettyäs (After You Went Away)
>Ikonen, Lauri : Pirtissäni pimenee (My Room is Growing Darker)
>Rautavaara, Einojuhani : Aleksis Kivi
>Saariaho, Kaija : Sua Katselen (I Look at You), for voice & piano (Leino Songs)
>Sallinen, Aulis : Chamber Music II, for alto flute &string orchestra, Op. 41
>Englund, Sven Einar : Sonata for violin & piano
>Tiensuu, Jukka : Plus II, for clarinet & cello
>Mustonen, Olli : Nonet for strings no 2
>Rautavaara, Einojuhani : Summer Thoughts, for violin & piano
>Saariaho, Kaija : Tocar, for violin & piano
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Notes & Reviews:

2017 marks the centenary of Finland's independence. This new release encompasses works by native composers from 1917 to the present, and reflects the flourishing talent, artistry and experimentation of Finland's classical music scene. These compositions are imbued with the beauty and isolation of the Finnish landscape, while capturing the nuance and personality of each composer. This anthology features Finnish artists from the Ondine catalogue, including some of the most prestigious orchestras, singers and instrumentalists of the country.



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>Sibelius, Jean : Andante festivo for Strings and Timpani
  • Conductor: Leif Segerstam
  • Running Time: 3 min. 53 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1938

>Kajanus, Robert : Overtura Sinfonica, for orchestra
  • Conductor: Leif Segerstam
  • Running Time: 9 min. 19 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic

>Madetoja, Leevi : Rural Pictures (Maalaiskuvia), Op. 77 :: Sunday Morning (Sunnuntaiaamu)
  • Conductor: Sakari Oramo
  • Running Time: 4 min. 29 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Orchestral
  • Written: circa 1936

>Pingoud, Ernest : Chantecler, symphonic poem
  • Conductor: Sakari Oramo
  • Running Time: 7 min. 42 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1918

>Raitio, Väinö : Fantasia Poetica, Op 25
  • Conductor: Jukka-Pekka Saraste
  • Running Time: 10 min. 9 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1923

>Klami, Uuno : Karelian Rhapsody for orchestra, Op. 15
  • Conductor: Sakari Oramo
  • Running Time: 14 min. 33 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1927

>Melartin, Erkki : Music from the Ballet The Blue Pearl (Sininen helmi), Op. 160 :: II. Entrée avec pantomime
  • Conductor: Hannu Lintu
  • Running Time: 4 min. sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Ballet
  • Written: 1928-1930

>Melartin, Erkki : Music from the Ballet The Blue Pearl (Sininen helmi), Op. 160 :: VIII. Scène (Tempête)
  • Conductor: Hannu Lintu
  • Running Time: 2 min. 32 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Ballet
  • Written: 1928-1930

>Melartin, Erkki : Music from the Ballet The Blue Pearl (Sininen helmi), Op. 160 :: XIV. Pas de deux
  • Conductor: Hannu Lintu
  • Running Time: 3 min. 16 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Ballet
  • Written: 1928-1930

>Merikanto, Aarre : Intrada, for orchestra
  • Conductor: Leif Segerstam
  • Running Time: 5 min. 49 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern

>Klami, Uuno : The Kalevala Suite :: The Forging of the Sampo (Sammon taonta)
  • Conductor: John Storgårds
  • Running Time: 7 min. 33 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1943

>Englund, Sven Einar : The film The White Reindeer (Valkoinen Peura) :: The Reindeer Ride (Poroajot)
  • Conductor: Leif Segerstam
  • Running Time: 1 min. 24 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern

>Aaltoila, Heikki : Wedding March, from "Here Beneath the North Star"
  • Conductor: John Storgårds
  • Running Time: 4 min. 2 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: March
  • Written: 1952

>Sallinen, Aulis : The Iron Age Suite (Rauta-aika), Op. 55 :: The Wedding Procession of Ilmari and the Golden Woman
  • Conductor: Kamu
  • Running Time: 2 min. 7 sec.
  • Period Time: Contemporary
  • Written: 1983

>Nordgren, Pehr Henrik : Cronaca, Op. 79 :: Duo
  • Conductor: John Storgårds
  • Running Time: 5 min. 39 sec.
  • Period Time: Contemporary
  • Written: 1991

>Kaipainen, Jouni : Sisyphus Dreams, for orchestra, Op. 47
  • Conductor: Sakari Oramo
  • Running Time: 10 min. 45 sec.
  • Period Time: Contemporary
  • Written: 1994

>Saariaho, Kaija : Laterna Magica, for orchestra
  • Conductor: Sakari Oramo
  • Running Time: 23 min. 46 sec.
  • Period Time: Contemporary
  • Written: 2008

>Lindberg, Magnus : Era, for orchestra
  • Conductor: Hannu Lintu
  • Running Time: 20 min. 19 sec.
  • Period Time: Contemporary
  • Form: Orchestral
  • Written: 2012

>Merikanto, Aarre : Concerto for Piano no 2
  • Performer: Matti Raekallio (Piano)
  • Conductor: Tuomas Hannikainen
  • Running Time: 11 min. 7 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Concerto

>Kokkonen, Joonas : Concerto for Cello
  • Performer: Marko Ylönen (Cello)
  • Conductor: Sakari Oramo
  • Running Time: 22 min. 24 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: 1969

>Rautavaara, Einojuhani : Cantus Arcticus (Concerto for Birds & Orchestra), for orchestra & taped bird songs, Op. 61
  • Conductor: Leif Segerstam
  • Running Time: 19 min. 25 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: 1972

>Mustonen, Olli : Frogs Dancing on Water Lilies, for cello & piano (or string orchestra)
  • Performer: Martti Rousi (Cello)
  • Conductor: Olli Mustonen
  • Running Time: 3 min. 8 sec.
  • Period Time: Contemporary
  • Written: 1999-2000

>Sibelius, Jean : The Diamond on the March Snow (Demanton på marssnön), song for voice & piano, Op. 36/6
  • Performer: Soile Isokoski (Soprano)
  • Conductor: Leif Segerstam
  • Running Time: 2 min. 42 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1900

>Sibelius, Jean : 'Neath the fir trees (Under strandens granar), song for voice & piano, Op. 13/1
  • Performer: Soile Isokoski (Soprano)
  • Conductor: Leif Segerstam
  • Running Time: 5 min. 14 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1892

>Sibelius, Jean : But my Bird is Long in Homing (Men min fågel märks dock icke), song for voice & piano, Op. 36/2
  • Performer: Soile Isokoski (Soprano)
  • Conductor: Leif Segerstam
  • Running Time: 2 min. 51 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: circa 1899

>Sibelius, Jean : The First Kiss (Den första kyssen, I), song for voice & piano
  • Performer: Soile Isokoski (Soprano)
  • Conductor: Leif Segerstam
  • Running Time: 2 min. 2 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1891-1892

>Sibelius, Jean : Was it a dream? (Var det en dröm), song for voice & piano, Op. 37/4
  • Performer: Soile Isokoski (Soprano)
  • Conductor: Leif Segerstam
  • Running Time: 2 min. 26 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1902

>Sibelius, Jean : The Echo Nymph (Kaiutar), somg for voice & piano, Op. 72/4
  • Performer: Soile Isokoski (Soprano)
  • Conductor: Leif Segerstam
  • Running Time: 3 min. 12 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1915

>Kilpinen, Yrjo : Kesäyö (Summer night), for voice & piano (or orchestra)
  • Performer: Matti Salminen (Bass)
  • Conductor: John Storgårds
  • Running Time: 2 min. 21 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern

>Kilpinen, Yrjo : Vanha kirkko (The Old Church), for voice & piano (or orchestra), Op. 54/1
  • Performer: Matti Salminen (Bass)
  • Conductor: John Storgårds
  • Running Time: 3 min. 13 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern

>Kilpinen, Yrjo : Rannalta I (On the Shore), for voice & piano (or orchestra)
  • Performer: Matti Salminen (Bass)
  • Conductor: John Storgårds
  • Running Time: 3 min. 40 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern

>Turunen, Martti : Sunnuntai (Sunday)
  • Performer: Matti Salminen (Bass)
  • Conductor: John Storgårds
  • Running Time: 3 min. 32 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: circa 1945

>Traditional, Finnish : Tuuli se taivutti koivun larvan (The Wind Bent Down), for voice & piano (or orchestra)
  • Performer: Matti Salminen (Bass)
  • Conductor: John Storgårds
  • Running Time: 2 min. 53 sec.
  • Period Time: Post-Romantic

>Traditional, Finnish : Niin kauan minä tramppaan (I'll Walk Around This Here Village), for voice & piano (or orchestra)
  • Performer: Matti Salminen (Bass)
  • Conductor: John Storgårds
  • Running Time: 1 min. 17 sec.
  • Period Time: Post-Romantic

>Madetoja, Leevi : Syksy (Autumn), Op. 68 :: Luulit ma katselin sua (You Thought I Was Watching You)
  • Performer: Karita Mattila
  • Conductor: Jukka-Pekka Saraste
  • Running Time: 2 min. 53 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Vocal

>Madetoja, Leevi : Syksy (Autumn), Op. 68 :: Lintu sininen (Bluebird)
  • Performer: Jorma Hynninen (Baritone)
  • Conductor: Ulf Soderblom
  • Running Time: 2 min. 17 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Vocal

>Linnavuori, Frans : Minä laulan sun iltasi tähtihin (I Sing For Your Evening the Starlight)
  • Performer: Jorma Hynninen (Baritone)
  • Conductor: Ulf Soderblom
  • Running Time: 1 min. 40 sec.

>Kaski, Heino : Lähdettyäs (After You Went Away)
  • Performer: Jorma Hynninen (Baritone)
  • Conductor: Ulf Soderblom
  • Running Time: 2 min. 22 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern

>Ikonen, Lauri : Pirtissäni pimenee (My Room is Growing Darker)
  • Performer: Jorma Hynninen (Baritone)
  • Conductor: Ulf Soderblom
  • Running Time: 2 min. 55 sec.

>Rautavaara, Einojuhani : Aleksis Kivi :: Ikävyys (Melancholy)
  • Performer: Jorma Hynninen (Baritone)
  • Conductor: Markus Lehtinen
  • Running Time: 3 min. 47 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1997

>Rautavaara, Einojuhani : Aleksis Kivi :: Sydämeni laulu (Song of My Heart)
  • Performer: Jorma Hynninen (Baritone)
  • Conductor: Markus Lehtinen
  • Running Time: 3 min. 41 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1997

>Saariaho, Kaija : Sua Katselen (I Look at You), for voice & piano (Leino Songs)
  • Performer: Anu Komsi
  • Conductor: Sakari Oramo
  • Running Time: 2 min. 58 sec.
  • Period Time: Contemporary
  • Written: 2007

>Sallinen, Aulis : Chamber Music II, for alto flute &string orchestra, Op. 41
  • Performer: Alexis Roman
  • Conductor: Ville Matvejeff
  • Running Time: 15 min. 6 sec.
  • Period Time: Contemporary
  • Written: 1976

>Englund, Sven Einar : Sonata for violin & piano
  • Performers: Kaija Saarikettu (Violin); Marita Viitasalo (Piano)
  • Running Time: 5 min. 50 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern

>Tiensuu, Jukka : Plus II, for clarinet & cello
  • Performers: Anssi Karttunen (Cello); Kari Kriikku (Clarinet)
  • Running Time: 9 min. 22 sec.
  • Period Time: Contemporary
  • Written: 1992

>Mustonen, Olli : Nonet for strings no 2
  • Conductor: Olli Mustonen
  • Running Time: 1 min. 41 sec.
  • Period Time: Contemporary
  • Form: Chamber Music
  • Written: 2000

>Rautavaara, Einojuhani : Summer Thoughts, for violin & piano
  • Performers: Paavali Jumppanen (Piano); Pekka Kuusisto (Violin)
  • Running Time: 4 min. 42 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1972

>Saariaho, Kaija : Tocar, for violin & piano
  • Performers: Anna Laakso (Piano); Minna Pensola (Violin)
  • Running Time: 7 min. 9 sec.
  • Period Time: Contemporary
  • Written: 2010