Sibelius, Jean (1865 – 1957) 

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Date Title / Tracks Performers Parameters
1893 Karelia Suite, Op. 11
  1. Intermezzo
  2. Ballade
  3. Alla Marcia
  1. Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra,
    Herbert Von Karajan
  1. EMI CDM 7 69028 2
    (1981) DDD
    I: 4:01, 5641, S
    II: 7:31, 10562, S
    III: 4:53, 6863, S
1893 Lemminkäinen Suite (Four Legends from
the Kalevala), Op. 22
  1. Lemminkäinen and the Maidens of the Island
  2. The Swan of Tuonela
  3. Lemminkäinen in Tuonela
  4. Lemminkäinen's Return
  1. Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra,
    Neeme Järvi
  1. DG 5161668
    (1997) DDD
    I: 15:04, 21170, S
    II: 7:37, 10709, S
    III: 14:22, 20187, S
    IV: 6:24, 9001, S
1899 Finlandia, Op. 26
  1. (orchestral version)
    Cleveland Orchestra,
    Yoel Levi
  2. (choral version)
    Laulun Ystavat Male Choir,
    Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra,
    Neeme Jarvi
  1. Telarc CD-80095
    (1984) DDD
    7:44, 10870, S
  2. MHS (BIS) 512998N
    (1985) DDD
    8:59, 12624, S
1898 Incidental Music to Kung Kristian (King Christian),
Op. 27
  1. Nocturne: Molto moderato
  2. Elegy: Andante sostenuto
  3. Musette: Allegretto
  4. Serenade Moderato assai (Quasi menuetto)
  5. Ballade: Allegro molto
  1. Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra,
    Neeme Järvi
  1. MHS (BIS) 512293W
    (1984) DDD
    I: 7:45, 10895, S
    II: 5:30, 7723, S
    III: 2:17, 3225, S
    IV: 4:48, 6761, S
    V: 5:15, 7382, S
1898 Sandels, improvisation for chorus and orchestra,
Op. 28
  1. Laulun Ystavat Male Choir,
    Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra,
    Neeme Jarvi
  1. MHS (BIS) 512998N
    (1985) DDD
    10:10, 14286, S

Three Songs, Op. 31
  1. Har do mod? (Have You Courage?) 1904,
    revised 1911, 1912
  2. Atenames säng (Song of the Athenians)
    1899
  1. Laulun Ystavat Male Choir,
    Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra,
    Neeme Jarvi
  1. MHS (BIS) 512998N
    (1985) DDD
    1:
    2: 1:44, 2444, S
    3: 3:39, 5136, S
1902 The Origin of Fire (Tulen Synty), Op. 32
  1. Sauli Tiilikainen,
    Laulun Ystavat Male Choir,
    Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra,
    Neeme Jarvi
  1. MHS (BIS) 512998N
    (1985) DDD
    10:07, 14216, S
1900 Symphony No. 1 in e, Op. 39
  1. Andante, ma non troppo - Allegro energico
  2. Andante (ma non troppo lento)
  3. Scherzo: Allegro
  4. Finale: Andante - Allegro molto - Andante
    assai - Allegro molto come prima - Andante
    (ma non troppo)
  1. Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra,
    Herbert Von Karajan
  1. EMI CDM 7 69028 2
    (1981) DDD
    I: 10:33, 14824, S
    II: 10:23, 14586, S
    III: 5:39, 7940, S
    IV: 12:15, 17219, S
1902 Symphony No. 2 in D, Op. 43
  1. Allegretto - Poco allegro - Tranquillo, ma
    poco a poco ravvivando il tempo all'allegro -
    Poco largamente - Tempo I - Poco allegro
  2. Tempo andante, ma rubato - Poco allegro -
    Molto largamente - Andante sostenuto -
    Andante con moto ed energico - Allegro -
    Poco largamente - Molto largamente -
    Andante sostenuto - Andante con moto ed
    energico - Andante - Pesante
  3. Vivacissimo - Lento e soave - Tempo primo -
    Lento e soave - (attacca)
  4. Finale: Allegro moderato - Moderato assai -
    Meno moderato e poco a poco ravvivando il
    tempo - Tempo I - Largamente e pesante -
    Poco largamente - Molto largamente
  1. Cleveland Orchestra,
    Yoel Levi
  1. Telarc CD-80095
    (1984) DDD
    I: 9:18, 13064, S
    II: 12:53, 18097, S
    III: 18:57, 26620, S
1903 Valse triste (Sad Waltz), Op. 44, No. 1
  1. The Hallé Orchestra,
    Sir John Barbirolli
  1. Capitol SP 8669
    (1966) LP
    5:25, 7614, S
1906 Pohjola's Daughter, Op. 49
  1. Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra,
    Neeme Järvi
  1. DG 5161668
    (1997) DDD
    12:13, 17168, S
1907 Symphony No. 3 in C, Op. 52
  1. Allegro moderato
  2. Andantino con moto, quasi allegretto
  3. Moderato – Allegro ma non tanto

  1. Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra,
    Neeme Järvi
  1. MHS (BIS) 512293W
    (1984) DDD
    I: 10:26, 14662, S
    II: 9:47, 13741, S
    III: 9:08, 12841, S
1909 Nightride and Sunrise, Op. 55
  1. Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra,
    Neeme Järvi
  1. DG 5161668
    (1997) DDD
    14:56, 20983, S
1911 Symphony No. 4 in a, Op. 63
  1. Tempo molto moderato, quasi adagio
  2. Allegro molto vivace
  3. Il tempo largo
  4. Allegro
  1. City Of Birmingham Symphony
    Orchestra, Simon Rattle
  1. EMI CDC 7 477211 2
    (1988) DDD
    I: 10:53, 15303, S
    II: 4:47, 6728, S
    III: 11:45, 16519, S
    IV: 10:17, 14444, S
1915
revised
1916
and
1919
Symphony No. 5 in E-flat, Op. 82
  1. Tempo molto moderato – Allegro moderato
    (ma poco a poco stretto) – Vivace molto –
    Presto – Più Presto
  2. Andante mosso, quasi allegretto – Poco a
    poco stretto – Tranquillo – Poco a poco
    stretto – Ritenuto al tempo I
  3. Allegro molto – Misterioso – Un pochettino
    largamente – Largamente assai – Un
    pochettino stretto
  1. Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra,
    Leonard Bernstein
  1. DG 427 647-2
    (1989) DDD
    I: 9:41, 13599, S
       5:40, 7967, S
    II: 10:05, 14169, S
    III: 10:26, 11669, S
1917
Six Humoresques for violin and orchestra,
Op. 87b and Op. 89
  1. in d
  2. in D
  3. in g
  4. in g
  5. in E-flat
  6. in g
  1. Aaron Rosand (violin),
    Symphony Orchestra of the
    Southwest German Radio
    Baden-Baden,
    Tibor Szöke
  1. Turnabout TV 34182S
    () LP
    1-6:
    17:08, 24077, S
1917 Suomen Jääkärien Marssi
(Finnish Jager March), Op. 91a
  1. Laulun Ystavat Male Choir,
    Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra,
    Neeme Jarvi
  1. MHS (BIS) 512998N
    (1985) DDD
    2:18, 3240, S
1919 Academic March
  1. Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra,
    Neeme Jarvi
  1. MHS (BIS) 512998N
    (1985) DDD
    6:08, 8622, S
1923 Symphony No. 6 in d, Op. 104
  1. Allegro molto moderato
  2. Allegretto moderato
  3. Poco vivace
  4. Allegro molto
  1. City Of Birmingham Symphony
    Orchestra, Simon Rattle
  1. EMI CDC 7 477211 2
    (1988) DDD
    I: 9:09, 12854, S
    II: 6:18, 8854, S
    III: 3:49, 5367, S
    IV: 10:25, 14635, S
1924 Symphony No. 7 in C, Op. 105
  1. Adagio
  2. Un pochett. meno adagio – poco affrett. –
    Poco a poco affrettando il Tempo al ...
    Vivacissimo –
  3. rallentando al Adagio – Poco a poco meno
    lento al ...
  4. Allegro molto moderato – Un pochett.
    affretando -- Allegro moderato – Poco a
    poco meno moderato
  5. Vivace -- Presto – Poco a poco rallentando
    al Adagio -- Largamente molto – Affettuoso
    -- Tempo I
  1. Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra,
    Leonard Bernstein
  1. DG 427 647-2
    (1989) DDD
    I: 8:18, 11669, S
    II: 3:13, 4523, S
    III: 2:27, 3450, S
    IV: 4:37, 6487, S
    V: 6:18, 8857, S

Intrada, Op.111a
  1. Hans-Ola Ericsson, organ
  1. MHS (BIS) 5177384
    (1999) DDD
    6:46, 9508, S

Surusoitto (Funeral Music), Op.111b
  1. Hans-Ola Ericsson, organ
  1. MHS (BIS) 5177384
    (1999) DDD
    6:37, 9297, S

Masonic Ritual Music, Op. 113 (excerpts)
1. Avaushymni (Opening Hymn)
10. Surumarssi (Marche funebre)
  1. Hans-Ola Ericsson, organ
  1. MHS (BIS) 5177384
    (1999) DDD
    1: 3:28, 4874, S
    10: 6:03, 8502, S

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