Orjan poika, Op.14 (Kuula, Toivo)


Sheet Music

Arrangements and Transcriptions

Selections (Concert Suite)

For Orchestra (Kuula)

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Yukaghir (2014/7/13)

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General Information

Work Title Orjan poika, Op.14
Alternative. Title
Composer Kuula, Toivo
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.14
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1904 (unfinished original)
1910 (final version); 1912 (concert suite)
First Performance. 1911-02-22 in Helsinki (Final version), composition concert
Alma Silventoinen, Eino Rautavaara, (vocal soli), Suomen Laulu and HKNS (choruses)
Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra, Toivo Kuula (conductor)

1912-12-12 in Helsinki (Concert suite)

Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra, Toivo Kuula (conductor)
First Publication. 1955 - Helsinki: Kuula Society (TKS #2, piano score by Andrei Rudnev)
Librettist Eino Leino (1878-1926)
Language Finnish
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation Mixed choir with soloists and orchestra

Misc. Comments

  • The "Urform" of this cantata is an unfinished, completely different version (although with some similar thematic elements) for soloists, mixed choir and piano. The final version was completed in 1910 and a concert suite followed in 1912.