Finntastic: Musical Souvenirs from Finland

Finntastic: Musical Souvenirs from Finland

     
 

Despite the campy name, Finntastic is a surprisingly good and interesting compilation of Finnish music. Jumping from genre to genre, this gives a nice window to the wide variety of music coming from the western Scandinavian peninsula. Most of the tracks are orchestral compositions, but several represent the pop and folk music coming out of the country. AnyoneSee more details below

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Despite the campy name, Finntastic is a surprisingly good and interesting compilation of Finnish music. Jumping from genre to genre, this gives a nice window to the wide variety of music coming from the western Scandinavian peninsula. Most of the tracks are orchestral compositions, but several represent the pop and folk music coming out of the country. Anyone looking to explore the music coming from Finland would benefit from giving this compilation a listen; it may not cover everything but its a good place to start.

Product Details

Release Date:
09/25/2001
Label:
Bis
UPC:
7318590012772
catalogNumber:
1277

Tracks

  1. Finlandia  - Astrid Riska
  2. Koko Maailma Valittanee (the Whole World Will Lament)  -  Ostrobothnian Chamber Orchestra
  3. Lintujen Tuonela (the Hades of the Birds)  - Monica Groop
  4. Soi Kunniaksi Luojan  - Astrid Riska
  5. Andantino
  6. Sarja Pienelle Orkesterille  -  Tapiola Sinfonietta
  7. Laulu Lemminkäiselle  -  Helsinki University Chorus
  8. Pelimannit : I. Närböläisten Braa Speli  -  Tapiola Sinfonietta
  9. Pelimannit : II. Kopsin Jonas  -  Tapiola Sinfonietta
  10. Pelimannit : III. Klockar Samuel Dikström  -  Tapiola Sinfonietta
  11. Pelimannit : IV. Pirun Polska  -  Tapiola Sinfonietta
  12. Pelimannit : V. Hypyt  -  Tapiola Sinfonietta
  13. II. Perhoset (Perhosten Foxtrot Ja Tango) [The Butterflies (The Foxtrot  -  Lahti Symphony Orchestra
  14. II. Romance in F Major
  15. II. Romanze  - Pekka Kauppinen
  16. Andante in E Flat Major
  17. Menuetto in a Minor
  18. Tempo Di Valse in a Major
  19. VI. Sanctus and Benedictus  -  Savonlinna Opera Festival Choir
  20. III. Poco Vivace  -  Lahti Symphony Orchestra
  21. Suomenlinna  -  Lahti Symphony Orchestra

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