Madetoja: Symphony No. 2, Kullervo: Elegy

Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra

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To be an orchestral composer in Finland as a contemporary of Sibelius and nevertheless create an independent composer profile was no mean feat, but Leevi Madetoja managed it. Though even he was not completely immune to the influence of his great colleague, he did find a voice for himself where the elegiac nature of the landscape and folk songs of his native province of Ostrobothnia merged with a French elegance. Madetoja’s three symphonies did not follow the trail blazed by Sibelius, and another mark of his independence as a composer is that his principal works include two operas, Pohjalaisia (The Ostrobothnians, 1924) and Juha (1935), a genre that Sibelius never embraced.

Tracklist

1.
Kullervo, Op. 15
14:13
2.
Symphony No. 2 in E-Flat Major, Op. 35 - I. Allegro moderato -
13:23
3.
Symphony No. 2 in E-Flat Major, Op. 35 - II. Andante
13:36
4.
Symphony No. 2 in E-Flat Major, Op. 35 - III. Allegro non troppo -
09:39
5.
Symphony No. 2 in E-Flat Major, Op. 35 - IV. Epilogue - Andantino
04:53
6.
Sinfoninen sarja (Symphonic Suite), Op. 4, I. Elegia (Elegy)
05:53

Total time: 01:01:37

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Mastering Engineer

René Laflamme – DXD to Analog to DSD Conversion

Recording Type & Bit Rate

DXD

SKU

813543020493

Release Date February 2, 2016
SKU 813543020493

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