JEAN SIBELIUS (1865-1957): World Premiere Recordings: Andantino in D, Impromptu in B Minor, Adagio in E, JS 13 (Folke Gräsbeck [piano]), 4 Orchestral Fragments (Lahti Symphony Orchestra; Okko Kamu), Reissued Rarities: Finland Awakes, The Oceanides, Op. 73 (Yale version), Processional, Op. 113/6 (Lahti SO; Osmo Vänskä), Adagio "Rakkaalle Ainolle", JS 161 (Gräsbeck, Peter Lönnqvist [piano four hands]), Serenata for 2 Violins and Cello (Jaakko Kuusisto, Laura Vikman [violins], Taneli Trunen [cello]), The Lizard, Op. 8 (Vikman [violin], string ensemble), I Kiss You and Weary Not (Helena Juntunen [soprano], Gräsbeck [piano]), The Thought (Anne Sofie von Otter, Monica Groop [mezzos], Bengt Forsberg [piano]), 2 Italian Folk Song Arrangements, JS 99 (Dominante Choir; Seppo Murto, Jorma Hynninen [baritone], Gräsbeck [piano]), Fridolin's Folly, JS 84, Jonah's Voyage, JS 100 (Orphei Drängar; Robert Sund).
Catalogue Number: 08P048
Description: For you Sibelius completists, here are 15 more minutes of first recordings including three minutes of harmonically bold orchestral music which can only be dated as post-1930.