Programme Notes

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Orchestral Music
Symphony No. 1 in E minor, Op. 39
Symphony No. 2 in D major, Op. 43
Symphony No. 3 in C major, Op. 52
Symphony No. 4 in A minor, Op. 63
Symphony No. 5 in E flat major, Op. 82
Symphony No. 6 (in D minor), Op. 104
Symphony No. 7 in C major, Op. 105
Violin Concerto in D minor, Op. 47
Cassazione, Op. 6
En saga, Op. 9
Karelia Overture, Op. 10
Karelia Suite, Op. 11
Skogsrået (The Wood-Nymph), Op. 15
Spring Song, Op. 16
Lemminkäinen, Op. 22
Finlandia, Op. 26
Scènes historiques I & II, Op. 25 & Op. 66
Pohjola’s Daughter, Op. 49
Pan and Echo, Op. 53
Night Ride and Sunrise, Op. 55
The Bard, Op. 64
The Oceanides, Op. 73
Tapiola, Op. 112
Overture in E major, JS 144
Ballettscen, JS 163

Theatre Music and Tableaux
Ödlan, Op. 8
King Christian II, Op. 27
Kuolema, original theatre score, JS 113
Pelléas et Mélisande, Op. 46
Belshazzar’s Feast, Op. 51
Swanwhite, Op. 54
Two songs from ‘Twelfth Night’, Op. 60
Scaramouche, Op. 71
Jokamies (Jedermann/Everyman), Op. 83
Press Celebrations Music, JS 137
The Tempest, original theatre score, JS 182

Voice/Choir and Orchestra
Kullervo, Op. 7
Sandels, Op. 28
Islossningen i Uleå älv, Op. 30
Laulu Lemminkäiselle / Har du mod? / Athenarnes sång, Op. 31
Tulen synty (The Origin of Fire), Op. 32
Koskenlaskijan morsiamet, Op. 33
Vapautettu kuningatar (The Captive Queen), Op. 48
March of the Finnish Jäger Battalion, Op. 91a
Jordens sång, Op. 93
Väinön virsi, Op. 110

Chamber Music
Early Chamber Music – General Introduction
Luftslott (Castles in the Air) for two violins, JS 65
Violin/cello & piano:
Sonata in A minor for violin and piano, JS 177
Suite in D minor for violin and piano, JS 187
Sonata in F major for violin and piano, JS 178
Four Pieces for violin/cello & piano, Op. 78
Sonatina in E major for violin & piano, Op. 80
Danses champêtres for violin & piano, Op. 106
Three Pieces, Op. 116, for violin & piano
Trio ‘in G major’ for two violins & piano, JS 205
Piano Trio in A minor, JS 206
Piano Trio in A minor, JS 207, ‘Hafträsk’
Piano Trio in D major, JS 209, ‘Korpo’
Piano Trio in C major, JS 208, ‘Lovisa’
String Trio in G minor, JS 210
String Quartet in E flat major, JS 184
String Quartet in A minor, JS 183
String Quartet in B flat major, Op. 4
String Quartet ‘Voces intimae’, Op. 56
Piano Quartet in D minor, JS 157
Independent works for string quartet
Other combinations:
Piano Quintet in G minor, JS 159
En glad musikant, JS 70, for solo violin

Piano Music
Six Impromptus, Op. 5
Sonata in F major, Op. 12
Ten Pieces, Op. 24
Kyllikki, Op. 41
Ten Pieces, Op. 58
Three Sonatinas, Op. 67
Five Pieces, Op. 75 (‘The Trees’)
Two Pieces for Oscar Parviainen

Arioso, Op. 3
Seven Runeberg Songs, Op. 13
Five Songs, Op. 37
Two songs from ‘Twelfth Night’, Op. 60
Six Runeberg Songs, Op. 90

Choral Works
JS-numbered works for choir a cappella

Intrada and Surusoitto for organ, Op. 111
Musique religieuse (Masonic Ritual Music), Op. 113

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