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Sibelius: Lemminkäinen Suite; The Wood Nymph - Lahti SO / Vänskä

BIS-1745 SACD

DSD
Multi-channel/Stereo
NEW RELEASE

Playing time: 69'37"
Tracks: 5
Booklet pages: 36
© 2014 BIS Records AB
Sent to a reviewer on 21 July 2014

Jukka Hirvikangas, cor anglais (The Swan of Tuonela)
Ilkka Pälli, cello (The Wood-Nymph)
Lahti Symphony Orchestra (Sinfonia Lahti)
Jaakko Kuusisto, leader
Osmo Vänskä, conductor

Johan (Jean) Christian Julius Sibelius (1865-1957):

Lemminkäinen Suite, Op 22 - Four Legends from the Kalevala
1 Lemminkäinen and the Maidens of the Island (1896, revised 1897 and 1939) - Allegro molto moderato - Allegro moderato
2 The Swan of Tuonela (1893, revised 1897 and 1900) - Andante molto sostenuto
3 Lemminkäinen in Tuonela (1896, revised 1897 and 1939) - Il tempo largamente - Molto lento - Largo assai
4 Lemminkäinen's Return (1896, revised 1897 and 1900) - Allegro con fuoco (poco a poco piu energico) - Quasi Presto - Presto

5 Skogsrået (The Wood-Nymph), Op 15 - Ballad for orchestra (1984/95) - Alla marcia - Vivace assai - Molto vivace - Tempo 1 - Moderato - Molto lento

Recorded November 2006 and October 2007 at Sibelius Hall, Lahti, Finland

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