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Aho - Chinese Songs and Symphony No.4

Composer Kalevi Aho
Performer Tiina Vahevaara
Lahti Symphony Orchestra
Osmo Vänskä, conductor
Period Contemporary
Catalogue Number BIS-1066 CD
EAN 7318590010662
Format CD
Release date Aug 2000
Total time 63'19

Classics Today 10/10: 'The Lahti Symphony under Osmo Vänskä plays this music with the loving care that comes from close, ongoing association with the composer, and the sonics are marvelous. Important, beautiful music, this'; Gramophone: Editor's Choice.
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  Kalevi Aho
  Kiinalaisia lauluja (Chinese Songs) (1997) 18'02
01 I. Punainen aurinko (The Red Sun) (Text: Li Yü) 2'20
02 II. Miten taipuisa (How Pliant) (Text: Cho Wen-chün) 2'21
03 III. Kultainen lintuhiusneula (The Golden Bird Hairpin) (Text: Li Yü) 2'22
04 IV. Yöllä, aivan päihdyksissä (At Night, Very Drunk) (Text: Li Ch´ing-chao) 3'37
05 V. Syksyn tuuli (The Wind fo Autumn) (Text: Li Yü) 4'20
06 VI. Lumen keskellä kevään viesti (Amid the Snow, the Message of Spring) (Text: Li Ch´ing-chao) 3'02
  Symphony No.4 (1972-73) 44'03
07 I. Adagio 18'49
08 II. Allegro - Presto 10'16
09 III. Lento 14'58
  Album total 63'19
ComposerAho, Kalevi
ConductorVänskä, Osmo
OrchestraLahti Symphony Orchestra
SopranoVahevaara, Tiina

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