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      In the Field: Finland, Part II

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      Part II of our field trip to Finland features more interviews and performances of music by leading and emerging composers from this incredible musical hotbed.

      Magnus Lindberg: Kraft (excerpt)
      Toimii Ensemble/Esa-Pekka Salonen
      Ondine 1017
      2:05

      Sebastian Fagerlund: Isola, II
      Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra/Dima Slobodeniouk
      BIS 1707
      6:42

      Juhani Nuorvala: Toivo
      Eija Kankaanranta- 15 string kantele
      IMU 075
      8:12

      Matthew Whithall: the heaven that dwells so deep (Concerto for Viola and Orchestra) (excerpt)
      Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra/Ernest Martinez Izquierdo; Ilari Angervo, vla.
      8:04

      Antti Auvinen: Orior (excerpt)
      Atlas Ensemble/Artjom Kim
      6:32

      Einojuhani Rautavaara: Cantus Arcticus- Concerto for Birds and Orchestra, III
      Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra/Leif Segerstam
      Ondine 1041-2
      8:09

      Bonus Material

      Seth talks with Tuomas Kantelinen about his studies at the Sibelius Academy

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      Einojuhani Rautvaara talks about his association with Jean Sibelius

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      Special thanks to the following organizations for their generous travel support:
      Finlandia Foundation National
      MES- Finnish Music Foundation
      Finnspark

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      One Response to “In the Field: Finland, Part II”

      1. Jennifer Harding says:

        I am enjoying this series immensely. The work by Matthew Whittall is particularly intriguing. I am looking online for a recording to purchase, but am unable to immediately find one. Has it been commercially recorded? If so, where can I find such a recording? Thank you.

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