Helsinki - A Musical Promenade
Musical CD + map

Helsinki Chamber Choir
Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra
Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra
Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra
Tampere Philharmonic Orchestra
Tapiola Sinfonietta
Mikko Franck, conductor
Timo Nuoranne, conductor
Tuomas Hannikainen, conductor
Sakari Oramo, conductor
Leif Segerstam, conductor
Soile Isokoski, soprano
Matti & Sinikka Kontio, kantele
Pekka Kuusisto, violin
Seppo Murto, organ
Marko Ylönen, cello


Photo album + CD (tourist compilation)

Digipak in full colour containing notes in English and numerous illustrations, as well as a map poster of Helsinki

July 2008

Catalogue No.:
ODE 1114-2


Track listing

CD 71:09
Jean Sibelius (1865-1957)
Lemminkäinen Legends, Op. 22
1 IV. Lemminkäinen´s Return 6:56
2 Finlandia, Op. 26/7 (1899) 7:53
Joonas Kokkonen (1921-1996)
Cello Concerto (1969)
3 III. Adagio 6:05
4 Ol' kaunis kesäilta (It was a beautiful summer evening) 3:18
Jean Sibelius (1865-1957)
Violin Concerto in D Minor, Op. 47 (1905)
5 III. Allegro, ma non tanto 7:45
Einojuhani Rautavaara (1928-2016)
6 Joulun virsi (Christmas Hymn) for male choir (1953) 1:35
Sofie Lithenius (1847-1926)
7 563 Ilta on tullut, Luojani 1:19
Väinö Raitio (1891-1945)
Kesäkuvia Hämeestä (Summer pictures from Häme)
8 I. In an old park 3:13
Jean Sibelius (1865-1957)
9 Academic March (1919) 3:40
Sulo Salonen
10 Partita "The Loveliness of That Summer" 7:15
Einojuhani Rautavaara (1928-2016)
Vigilia (All-night vigil for the feast of St John the Forerunner), for mixed choir and soloists (1996)
11 Troparion & Troparion of the Feast 4:43
Jean Sibelius (1865-1957)
Karelia Suite, Op. 11
12 III. Alla marcia 4:30
Uuno Klami (1900-1961)
13 Suomenlinna Overture, Op. 30 11:56

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Complete description

This musical CD + map invites you on a promenade along eleven of Helsinki's essential tourist attractions.* Created in close collaboration with the Helsinki City Tourist & Convention Bureau, this multi-functional product contains informative texts and superb illustrations for each spot. Numbers identify the location on an included poster-sized map. The CD features matching highlights of Finnish classical music in excellent performances by Ondine's first-rank artists.

A handy guide for the visitor who likes to discover Helsinki by walking and listening to Finnish classical music, this can also serve as an ideal souvenir gift or visiting card for family, friends or colleagues abroad.

*The stations include:
1. Railway Station Quarter - Ateneum Museum
2. Mannerheimintie - Parliament House
3. Finlandia Hall (A. Aalto) - The National Museum of Finland
4. Sibelius Monument
5. The Temppeliaukio Church
6. The Old Church and the adjacent cemetery
7. Kaivopuisto Park
8. Senate Square - The Cathedral - University
9. The Uspenski Cathedral
10. Market Square
11. Suomenlinna Maritime Fortress