Lintujen tuonela

by Joonas Kokkonen

The Hades of the Birds

Laulusarja P. Mustapään runoihin, song cycle for mezzo-soprano and orchestra

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Joonas Kokkonen

Lintujen tuonela

Music Finland

Description

Täydellisyyden maassa (I), Im Lande der Vollständigkeit (I), Das Totenreich der Vögler (II), Lintujen tuonela (II), Sade (III), Das Regen (III)


Instrumentation

2222 2200 10 0, str, mezzo solo [2cl in C, 2tr in C.]


Category

Works for Soloist(s) and Orchestra


Language

Fi


Lyricist

P. Mustapää


Premiere

Fp (2nd movement): Raili Kostia, mezzo-soprano, Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra, cond. Nils-Eric Fougstedt, the annual celebration of the Jenny and Antti Wihuri Foundation, Helsinki, October 9, 1958Fcp: Raili Kostia, mezzo-soprano, Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra, cond. Jorma Panula, Helsinki, April 7, 1959


Movements

1. Täydellisyyden maassa (In the world of perfection), 2. Lintujen tuonela (The Hades of the birds), 3. Sade (Rain)


Commisioned by / dedications

Commissioned by the Jenny and Antti Wihuri Foundation (2nd movement)


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