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Finnish Hymns 3

Orchestras / Ensembles
Catalogue numberBIS-1369 CD
Release date2004-10-27
Orig. sample rate44100Hz
Total time65:38

The third and final volume in this anthology from the Finnish hymn-book includes internationally known and loved religious tunes such as Holy, holy, holy!, Felix Mendelssohn's Praise the Lord and the hugely popular How great thou art (recorded by, among others, Elvis Presley!).
Alongside these multi-national expressions of faith, there are also examples spanning the past 150 years of a purely Finnish hymn tradition. In all, 19 different religious songs have furnished 7 different arrangers (including conductor Osmo Vänskä himself) with the material for elaborate and often luscious orchestral versions. Interpreted with great dedication by the Lahti Symphony Orchestra (from whose ranks a couple of the arrangers come) under Osmo Vänskä, they provide, in the words of a reviewer of the first volume: 'rewarding listening experience for anyone interested in the art of the arranger - or indeed anyone who simply loves good tunes dressed up imaginatively'.
Extra material for download
  Composer: Various
01 Sinfoninen sarja ( Symphonic Suite), Op.14 07:54 $ 1.66 USD
  Composer: Various
02 Kun on turva Jumalassa (Vk 397) (When safe in God) 03:20 $ 0.70 USD
  Composer: Various
03 Me kiitämme sinua (VK 126) (We praise thee, o God) 03:09 $ 0.66 USD
  Composer: Various
04 Herra, kädelläsi (VK 517) (O Lord, I may dwell in thy
03:04 $ 0.64 USD
  Composer: Various
05 Quasimodogeniti 08:40 $ 1.82 USD
  Composer: Various
06 Kiitos sulle, Jumalani (Vk 341a+b) (Thanks to God) 03:33 $ 0.75 USD
  Composer: Various
07 Minä vaivainen, vain mato (Vk 622) (I am a lowly worm, a
03:39 $ 0.77 USD
  Composer: Various
08 Sinuhun turvaan, Jumala (Vk 382) (In thee I trust, my God) 07:11 $ 1.51 USD
  Composer: Various
09 Siion, kutsu kansat maan (Vk 421) (Zion called the peoples
of the earth)
03:18 $ 0.69 USD
  Composer: Various
10 Halleluja! Nyt ylistys (Vk 133) ( Hallelujah, prise the
02:54 $ 0.61 USD
  Composer: Various
11 Nyt ylös, sieluni (Vk 632) ( Arise, my soul) 05:16 $ 1.11 USD
  Composer: Various
12 Pois pelko, Herran kansa (Vk 176) (Fear not, O people of
04:19 $ 0.91 USD
  Composer: Various
13 Ilta on tullut, Luojani (Vk 563) ( Evening has come, my
05:11 $ 1.09 USD
  Composer: Various
14 Oi Herra suuri (How great thou art) 03:40 $ 0.77 USD
  Album total 65:38

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