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Finnish Composers and the Natural World

In the last of this week's programmes Donald Macleod explores the importance of landscape, darkness and light to Finnish composers, from Sibelius to Saariaho. With Tim Howell.

1 hour

Last on

Fri 28 Oct 2011 18:30

Music Played

  • Aulis Sallinen

    Vintern var hard [Winter was hard] Op.20 for chorus

    Conductor: Erkki POHJOLA Performer: Tapiola Children's Choir

    • BIS.
    • CD-942.
  • Jean Sibelius

    Night ride and sunrise Op.55

    Conductor: Neeme JARVI Performer: Gothenburg S O.

    • BIS.
    • CD-311.
  • Kaija Saariaho

    Notes on light for cello and orchestra

    Performer: Anssi KARTTUNEN - Cello Performer: Christoph ESCHENBACH - Piano Performer: Paris Orchestra.

    • ONDINE.
    • ODE-11302.
  • Einojuhani Rautavaara

    Cantus arcticus (Concerto for birds and orchestra) Op.61 [with taped birdsong]

    Conductor: Leif SEGERSTAM Performer: Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra

    • ONDINE.
    • ODE-1041-2.

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