Northern Lights - Music of Contemplation for a New Age (American Edition)

Finlandia 0630-11421-2

1995 compilation disc with tracks selected from Finlandia's recordings from the 1982-1995 period.

There is an European Edition compilation entitled "Northern Lights Vol. 2"; which is exactly the same release. In the European Edition there is an entirely different Volume 1. The American Edition consists of only the single disc. The American Edition can be identified from the "Made in the U.S. by Warner Music Manufacturing Inc." in the centre bottom of the back of the CD jewel case and the European Edition has "Made in Germany by Warner Music Manufacturing Europe" in the same place.

Compilation selection is by James W. Harris.

Composition by Erkki-Sven Tüür

Track 10. Insula Deserta (1989) 2:05 (Excerpt from the complete work)

Ostrobothnian Chamber Orchestra / Juha Kangas

Other composer's works on this compilation

Track 1. Jukka Linkola: Northbound (from the film The Snow Queen) 1:23 (Complete)

Studio Orchestra / Jukka Linkola

Track 2. Urmas Sisask: Maja (from Starry Sky Cycle) 1:24 (Complete)

Lauri Väinmaa: piano

Track 3. René Eespere: Trivium 3:30 (Excerpt from the complete work)

Camerata Tallinn

Track 4. Urmas Sisask: Oremus (from Gloria Patri...) 8:21 (Complete)

The Chamber Choir Eesti Projekt / Anne-Liis Treimann

Track 5. Jukka Linkola: The Forest (from the film The Snow Queen) 2:11 (Complete)

Studio Orchestra / Jukka Linkola

Track 6. Uuno Klami: Song of the Watch (from Sea Pictures) 3:09 (Complete)

Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra / Leif Segerstam

Track 7. Lauri Saikkola: Song Without Words 2:21 (Complete)

Kaija Saarikettu: violin, Raija Kerpo: piano

Track 8. Lepo Sumera: Piece from the Year 1981 7:07 (Complete)

Lauri Väinmaa: piano

Track 9. Urmas Sisask: Dominus vobiscum (from Gloria Patri...) 5:35 (Complete)

The Chamber Choir Eesti Projekt / Anne-Liis Treimann

Track 11. Ester Mägi: The Ancient Kannel 1:12 (Excerpt from the complete work)

Lauri Väinmaa: piano

Track 12. Joonas Kokkonen: Adagio religioso 4:37 (Excerpt from Music for String Orchestra)

Espoo Chamber Orchestra / Paavo Pohjola

Track 13. Jukka Linkola: Gerda and Kai (from the film The Snow Queen) 1:10 (Complete)

Studio Orchestra / Jukka Linkola

Track 14. Olli Mustonen: Fantasy for Piano & Orchestra 3:05 (Excerpt from the complete work)

Olli Mustonen: piano / Ostrobothnian Chamber Orchestra / Juha Kangas

Track 15. Peteris Vasks: Cantabile 5:49 (Excerpt from the complete work)

Ostrobothnian Chamber Orchestra / Juha Kangas

Track 16. Urmas Sisask: Pater noster (from Gloria Patri...) 1:44 (Complete)

The Chamber Choir Eesti Projekt / Anne-Liis Treimann

Track 17. René Eespere: Trivium 3:31 (Excerpt from the complete work)

Camerata Tallinn

Commissions, Dedications, Premieres and Awards

See the original recording of Insula Deserta for these details.

Music Publishers

Insula Deserta is published by M.P. Belaieff/C.F. Peters, Frankfurt.

Other Points of Interest and Links

There are no CD liner notes on this recording.