JEAN SIBELIUS (1865-1957): The Sibelius Edition, Vol. 6 - Complete Music for Violin and Piano: Sonata in A Minor, JS 177, Andante grazioso inD, JS 35, Sonata movement in D, [Moderato} - Presto - [Tempo I] in A Minor, JS 7, [Menuetti] in D minor and in E Minor, JS 67, [Andantino] in A Minor, JS 8, 5 Pieces, JS 3, 4, 49, 86 and 89, [Scherzino] in F, JS 78, [Andante elegiaco] in F Sharp Minor, Andante cantabile in G, JS 33, Sonata Allegro Exposition in B Minor, JS 90, Suite in D Minor, JS 187 [2 Pieces] JS 132 and in C Minor, [ 2 Pieces] JS 22 and 76, Allegretto in C, JS 19, [Tempo di valse] in A, Suite in E, JS 188, Allegro in A Minor, JS 26, [Larghetto] fragment in D Minor, Sonata in F, JS 178, [Largamente] fragment in E Minor, [Adagio] in D Minor, [Grave] fragment in D Minor (all Jaakko Kuusisto [violin], Folke Gräsbeck [piano]), 2 Pieces, Op. 2, Scène d'amour from Scaramouche, Op. 71, 2 Serious Melodies, Op. 77, 4 Pieces, Op. 78, 6 Pieces, Op. 79, Sonatina in E, Op. 80, 5 Pieces, Op. 81, Novellette, Op. 102, 4 Pieces, Op. 115, 3 Pieces, Op. 116, 2 Pieces, Op. 2 (original versions) (Nils-Erik Sparf [violin], Bengt Forsberg [piano]), Violin Concerto in D Minor, Op. 47 (original version) (transcr. Sibelius, first movement piano part compl. Kalevi Aho [b.1949] World premiere recording), Violin Concerto in D Minor, Op. 47 (final version) (transcr. Sibelius), [Andante sostenuto] in E (wpr), Danses champêtres, Op. 106, [Allegretto] in G (preliminary version, wpr), Romance in F, Op. 78/2 (preliminary version, wpr), 6 Violin Concerto fragments and ossia (wpr) (Madoka Sato [violin], Gräsbeck [piano]), Complete Works for Solo Violin: [Mazurka] in C (wpr), Impromptu in G Minor (wpr) (Sato), [Étude] in D, JS 55, [Allegretto] in A, A Happy Musician, JS 70 (Kuusisto).
Catalogue Number: 10K053
Description: All the pieces with opus numbers from the discs released in 1991 and 1993 with Sparf on the violin, two discs worth of fragments and detached movements from Kuusisto in 1999. Everything above performed by Sato and Gräsbeck is a brand-new, previously unreleased recording, made in June of this year, including both versions of the violin concerto in Sibelius' violin/piano transcriptions, one of them a World Premiere Recording. In addition to this, there are 17 minutes worth of other World Premiere Recordings (wpr) in this newest batch. 5 CDs for the price of 3.