Sibelius on the Ainola PianoJEAN SIBELIUS (1865-1957): Andantino in B, JS 44, Allegretto in B Flat Minor, JS 18, Largo in A, JS 117 (Kesälahti version - World Premiere Recording), Impromptus, Op. 5, Nos. 2 & 5, Caprice, Op. 24/3, Romance in D Flat, Op. 24/9, Finlandia, Op. 26, Musette from Music to King Christian II, Op. 27/3, [Polka] Aino in C Minor, Valse triste, Op. 44/1, Pan and Echo, Op. 53, Rondino in G Sharp Minor, Op. 68/1, The Spruce, Op. 75/5, From 13 Pieces, Op. 76: Étude, Arabesque, Elegiaco, Capriccietto and Harlquinade, 5 Pieces, Op. 85 "The Flowers", 2 Pieces for Oscar Parviainen, Souvenir, Op. 99/3, Moment de valse, Op. 99/7, Scène romantique, Op. 101/5, The Village Church, Op. 103/1, Landscape II.
Catalogue Number: 06Q054
Description: Original piano pieces and transcriptions by Sibelius (Finlandia, Valse triste and Pan and Echo) - 81 minutes worth - performed on the composer's own piano in his country house. As almost always with BIS, this Sibelius recording comes with a first recording and chooses from both published works and unpublished rarities. Folke Gräsbeck (Sibelius' 1915 Steinway).