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Opening Windows to Europe

Donald Macleod explores the music of those Finnish composers who reacted against Sibelius' influence, including Aarre Merikanto and his students. With Tim Howell.

1 hour

Music Played

  • Selim Palmgren

    Bird Song, 24 Preludes Op.17 for piano

    Performer: Izumi TATENO - Piano

    • Finlandia.
    • 544132.
  • Leevi Madetoja

    Symphony no. 3 in A major Op.55

    Conductor: Petri SAKARI Performer: Iceland S O

    • Chandos.
    • CHAN 9036.
  • Aarre Merikanto

    Pan - symphonic poem

    Conductor: Leif SEGERSTAM Performer: Finnish R S O

    • Finlandia.
    • FACD 349.
  • Aulis Sallinen

    Introduction and Tango Overture Op.74b for piano and strings

    Performer: Ralf GOTHONI - Piano Performer: Virtuosi Di Kuhmo

    • CPO:.
    • 777147-2.
  • Paavo Heininen

    2nd Mvt Etincelante, Poesies-periphrases Op.32d for piano

    Performer: Jouko LAIVUORI - Piano

    • Finlandia:.
    • FACD407.

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