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Paasikivi, Lilli

Works: 123 works in 290 publications in 6 languages and 6,471 library holdings
Genres: Musical settings  Symphonies  Live sound recordings  Song cycles  Songs  Overtures  Interviews  Orchestral music  Incidental music  Songs and music 
Roles: Singer, Performer, Narrator, Author, Other, Vocalist
Classifications: M1001, 784.3
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Lilli Paasikivi
Violin concerto in D minor, op. 47 : original version (1903/04) ; Violin concerto in D minor, op. 47 : final version (1905) ; The tempest : op. 109 by Jean Sibelius( )

5 editions published in 1995 in Finnish and held by 507 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The king goes forth to France : opera in three acts by Aulis Sallinen( )

4 editions published in 2006 in Finnish and held by 319 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Symphony no. 8 ; Pergamon by Kalevi Aho( )

4 editions published in 1994 in Finnish and held by 305 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jedermann : op. 83 ; Belshazzar's feast : op. 51 (original score) ; The Countess's portrait (1906) by Jean Sibelius( )

3 editions published between 1995 and 2005 in Finnish and held by 299 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kullervo : op. 7 by Jean Sibelius( )

8 editions published in 2001 in 4 languages and held by 285 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Complete songs by Alma Mahler( )

3 editions published in 2003 in German and held by 279 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The high mass by Sven-David Sandström( )

9 editions published in 2005 in 3 languages and held by 277 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Voice & orchestra by Jean Sibelius( )

4 editions published in 2007 in Finnish and held by 277 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The symphonies by Ludwig van Beethoven( )

7 editions published in 2011 in German and held by 275 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Record one, side one: Symphony no. 1 in C major, op. 21; Record one, side two: Symphony no. 2 in D major, op. 36 Record two, sides one and two: Symphony no. 3 in E-flat major, op. 55 "Eroica" Record three, side one: Symphony no. 4 in B flat major, op. 60; record three, side two: Symphony no. 5 in C minor, op. 67 Record four, sides one and two: Symphony no. 6 in F major, op. 68 "Pastoral" Record 5, sides one and two: Symphony no. 7 in A major, op. 92 Record six, side one: symphony no. 8 in F major, op. 93; record six, side two: Symphony no. 9 in D minor, op. 125 "Choral" Record seven, sides one and two: symphony no. 9 in D minor, op. 125 "Choral" Philadelphia Orchestra Eugene Ormandy, conductor Notes included
Aino by Erkki Melartin( )

10 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 275 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The six symphonies by Erkki Melartin( )

4 editions published in 1999 in No Linguistic content and Undetermined and held by 261 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Symphony 9 by Ludwig van Beethoven( )

4 editions published in 2012 in German and held by 258 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kullervo( )

3 editions published in 2016 in Multiple languages and held by 252 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Some 150 years ago what is sometimes called 'The Great Migration' of Finns to the United States began. Many of the Finns settled in the Mid-West, and especially in the so-called 'Finn Hook', consisting of parts of Minnesota, Michigan and Wisconsin. To celebrate this, the Minnesota Orchestra under its Finnish music director Osmo Vänskä commissioned the composer Olli Kortekangas to compose a work on the theme of migration, of a scale and nature suitable for performance alongside Jean Sibelius's great Kullervo. Discovering the work of the Minnesota-based poet Sheila Packa, herself of Finnish descent, Kortekangas composed Migrations for mezzo-soprano, male voice choir and orchestra, the same forces as in Kullervo, with the exception of the baritone soloist in that work. An all-star Finnish cast - soloists Lilli Paasikivi and Tommi Hakala and the celebrated YL Male Voice Choir - joined the Minnesota Orchestra and Osmo Vänskä for three concerts in February 2016, and captured by a recording team from BIS the memorable performances can now be enjoyed by a wider audience. Sibelius began working on Kullervo during his student days in Vienna in 1891, finding his inspiration in the Kalevala, Finland's national epic. In a letter home to Finland he wrote about 'a new symphony, totally in the Finnish spirit' and the work is often regarded as the first successful example of a Finnish national musical language. In spite of what Sibelius wrote in his letter, the five-movement work is usually regarded as a symphonic poem, but with a duration of c. 80 minutes Kullervo certainly has the scale of a large symphony, and as such the present performance forms a worthy appendix to the highly acclaimed Sibelius cycle which the orchestra and Vänskä brought to a close with the recent release of Symphonies No. 3, 6 and 7. As a fitting close to this two-disc set, and to the concerts in Minneapolis' Orchestra Hall, the orchestra performs Sibelius's Finlandia, with the YL Male Voice Choir joining in in the famous hymn section
Symphony number 9 ; Gratulations-menuett ; Die Weihe des Hauses Ouvertüre by Ludwig van Beethoven( )

2 editions published in 2009 in German and held by 240 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vargen Kommer : operan = Cry wolf : the opera by Hans Gefors( )

5 editions published in 2001 in Swedish and held by 237 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Joulu tullut on by Lilli Paasikivi( )

1 edition published in 2008 in Finnish and held by 233 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Das Lied von der Erde by Gustav Mahler( )

1 edition published in 2011 in German and held by 232 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

So einzigartig wie die formale Gestaltung des Werks, so extrem sind die Anforderungen an seine Interpreten: Es bedarf zweier gestandener Liedsänger, die im Zusammenwirken mit dem riesigen Orchesterapparat ebenso als Solisten hervortreten, wie sie sich als konzertierende Stimmen in das symphonische Gefüge mit einzuordnen vermögen. Es bedarf eines ausgezeichneten, bestens aufeinander abgestimmten Klangkörpers, und natürlich einer Dirigentenpersönlichkeit, die für Zusammenhalt sorgt und der Großform Geist und Beseeltheit verleiht. Alle diese Parameter fügten sich bei Konzerten zusammen, die am 25. und 26. Januar 2018 im Herkulessaal der Münchener Residenz aufgezeichnet wurden und nun bereits als CD bei BR Klassik veröffentlicht werden
Symphony no. 8 by Gustav Mahler( )

9 editions published in 2009 in 3 languages and held by 208 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Super audio CD
Christmas around Europe : seasonal music from Slovenia, Germany, Finland, Poland, Czech Republic, Sweden and Spain( Recording )

4 editions published in 2002 in Latin and Multiple languages and held by 160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Highlights from the European Broadcasting Union's 'Christmas around the world' day, originally broadcast on BBC Radio 3
Lemminka·inen suite ; Valse triste ; Pelléas & Mélisande ; The maiden in the tower by Jean Sibelius( )

2 editions published in 2008 in Finnish and held by 138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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