Search catalogue

News




 
Welcome, Andreas Haefliger!
BIS Records is delighted to announce the start of an important new collaboration with the renowned pianist...
Read more

 



 
BIS Records to release four SACDs with Norwegian violinist Eldbjørg Hemsing,
with support from the Göhde Foundation...
Read more

Sibelius - Karelia, complete score

Composer Jean Sibelius
Performer Raimo Laukka
Kirsi Tiihonen
Lahti Symphony Orchestra
Osmo Vänskä, conductor
Period Romantic
Catalogue Number BIS-915 CD
EAN 7318590009154
Format CD
Release date Oct 1997
Total time 76'01


BBC Music Magazine 5 stars; Penguin Guide 3 stars; Gramophone: outstanding.
 
Choose format
 
 
 
  Jean Sibelius
  Karelia (1893). Scenic Music fro a Festival and Lottery in
Aid of Education in the Province of Viipuri
49'31
01 Ouverture. (Allegro moderato) - Più lento - Un poco moderato - Moderato assai - Vivace 8'12
02 Tableau 1 - A Karelian home. News of War 3'43
03 Tableau 2 - The Founding of Viipuri Castle 3'38
04 Tableau 3 - Narimont, the Duke of Lithuania, levying taxes in the province of Käkisalmi: Allegro 1'26
05 Intermezzo (I) 3'47
06 Tableau 4 - Karl Knutsson in Viipuri Castle. Ballade 9'09
07 Tableau 5 - Pontus De la Gadrie at the gates of Käkisalmi in 1580 3'14
08 Intermezzo (II) 4'08
09 Tableau 6 - The siege of Viipuri 3'16
10 Tableaux 7/8 - The reunion of Old Finland (Karelia) with the rest of Finland 6'34
11 Tableaux 7/8 - The reunion of Old Finland (Karelia) with the rest of Finland; the Finnish national anthem 2'24
 
  Kuolema, Op.44 (1903). Incidental music to the play by Arvid Järnefelt 19'45
12 Scene I - Tempo de valse lente - Poco risoluto 4'23
13 Scene II - Paavali´s Song 3'04
14 Scene III - Elas´s Song 7'07
15 Scene IV - Andante (The Cranes) 0'51
16 Scene V - Moderato 2'25
17 Scene VI - Andante ma non tanto 1'55
 
18 Valse triste, Op. 44 No. 1. From the incidental music to the Kuolema; revised concert version 4'42
 
  Album total 76'01
OrchestraLahti Symphony Orchestra
ConductorVänskä, Osmo
ComposerSibelius, Jean
BaritoneLaukka, Raimo
SopranoTiihonen, Kirsi

© BIS Records AB | info@bis.se | Phone +46 (0)8 544 102-30 BIS online store - Terms and Conditions