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Sibelius: Pelléas et Mélisande

8.573301

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Playing time: 57'49"
Tracks: 15
Booklet pages: 8
© 2015 Naxos Rights US Inc
Reviewer: Geoff Pearce
Review of Sibelius: Pelléas et Mélisande published on 1 November 2015

Listen: Sibelius: Autrefois - Scène pastorale (track 13, 1:29-2:25)

Pia Pajala, soprano (tracks 6 and 13)
Sari Nordqvist, mezzo-soprano (track 13)
Turku Philharmonic Orchestra
Leif Segerstam, conductor

Jean Sibelius (1865-1957):

Pelléas et Mélisande - Complete incidental music, JS 147 (1905)
Act I
1 Grave e largamente (Prelude, Scene 1)
2 Andantino con moto (Scene 2)
3 Adagio (Scene 4)
Act II
4 Comodo (Prelude, Scene 1)
Act III
5 Con moto (ma non tanto) (Prelude, Scene 1)
6 Tranquillo (Mélisande's Song, scene 2) 'De trenner blinda systrar' [The Three Blind Sisters]
7 Andantino pastorale (Scene 4)
Act IV
8 Allegretto (Prelude, Scene 1)
9 [no tempo marking] (Scene 2)
Act V
10 Andante (Prelude, Scene 2)

11 Musik zu einer Szene (1904)

12 Valse lyrique, Op 96a (1921)

13 Autrefois - Scène pastorale, Op 96b (1919)

14 Valse chevaleresque, Op 96c (1921)

15 Morceau romantique sur un motif de Monsieur Jakob von Julin, JS 135/a (1925)

Recorded 20-24 January and 8-12 September 2014 at Turku Concert Hall, Turku, Finland

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