Sibelius: The Tempest - Jorma Hynninen (baritone); Jorma Silvasti (tenor); Monica Groop (mezzo-soprano); Raili Viljakainen (soprano);...
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  1. The Tempest, incidental music for vocal soloists, chorus, orchestra & harmonium, Op. 109
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The incidental music Sibelius wrote for Shakespeare's The Tempest contain some fine music -- but the orchestral suites he drew from the music are decidedly second-rate. For the suites, Sibelius reordered, reorchestrated, and in some cases rewrote the music from the whole complement of music to accompany the play. He left out all the vocal music for these orchestral suites. In its original version, however, with all the music intact and in the right order, the complete Incidental Music for The Tempest is the best score ...

Sibelius: The Tempest 1995, Ondine

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