Finlandia II (Various)

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Publisher. Info. Helsinki: R.E. Westerlund, n.d.(ca.1921).*
Misc. Notes *Many items in this collection were reprinted from earlier publications issued by Westerlund and other publishers (e.g. Axel E. Lindgren and A. Apostol - see below).
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Work Title Finlandia II. Pianokappaleita suomalaisilta säveltäjilta
Alternative. Title Pianostycken av finska tonsättare ; Piano Pieces by Finnish Composers
Composer Various
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. None [force assignment]
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 18 pieces:
1. Hannikainen (as arranged by the composer): Ilta — Abend (1913, F major)
2. Järnefelt (as transcribed for piano by Palmgren): Solsken — Sonnenschein (E major)
3. Kaski: Prélude, Op.7 No.1 (G major)
4. Kaski: Idyll, Op.10 No.4 (E major)
5. Kuula: Häämarssi — Hochzeitsmarsch, Op.3 No.2 (B major)
For other pieces in this set, see 3 Piano Pieces, Op.3b
6. Kuula: Virta venhettä vie! Pianosovitus mieskuorolaulusta, Op.37 No.1 (B minor) (A piano arrangement of the male choir piece, Op.4 No.5a, Virta venhettä vie)
7. Linko: Aria, Op.1 No.4 (C minor)
8. Maasalo: Houkutus — L'appât, Op.18 No.3 (G major)
9. Madetoja: Valssi — Valse, Op.34 No.3 (F major)
For other pieces from his suite, see Pastoraalisarja, Op.34
10. Melartin: Hovineitien menuetti — Hovdamernas menuett, Op.39 No.18 (C major)
For other pieces from his incidental music, see Hiiden miekka, Op.39
11. Melartin: I höjden — Korkeuksissa — In der Höhe, Op.98 No.3
(Legend III — Legenda III — Legende III)
For other pieces in this set, see 7 Piano Pieces, Op.98
12. Merikanto: Albumblad, Op.3 (C minor—A major—E minor—D major—E minor)
13. Merikanto: Improvisation, Op.76 No.3 (B minor)
14. Palmgren: Majnatt — Mainacht — Kevätyö, Op.27 No.4 (E major)
For other pieces in this set, see Spring, Op.27
15. Palmgren: Gondoliera veneziana, Op.64 No.1 (A major)
For other pieces in this set, see Klanger och Rytmer, Op.64
16. Saarenpää: Valkeat kyyhkyt — De vita duvorna (Legenda), Op.9 No.1 (C major/E minor)
17. Sibelius: Caprice, Op.24 No.3 (E minor)
For other pieces in this set, see 10 Pieces for Piano, Op.24
18. Sibelius: Polonaise, Op.40 No.10 (C major)
For other pieces in this set, see 10 Pensées Lyriques, Op.40
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. Varies
First Publication. 1921 or before* see comment below (R.E. Westerlund)
Dedication 1. Fru [Anna Matilda] Ilta Ekroos (1847-1928)
2-3. [None]
4. Monsieur Eino Lindholm (1890-1941)
5. Emmi ja Yrjö Putkiselle
6-9(and 10?). [None]
11. Helene Schjerfbeck (1862-1946)
12-16(and 17-18?). [None]
Piece Style Early 20th century
Instrumentation Piano
Extra Information All items in this collection were first published separately
Plates R.E.W. 297, 114, 91, 287, 666, 544, 246, 348, 268.
  • Nos.2, 4-6, 10, 12, 14 - Helsinki: Axel E. Lindgren, n.d. Plates A.E.L. 732, 529, 1163, 797, 850.
  • No.5[/10]: Helsinki: A. Apostol, n.d. Plates A.A. 2114, [30].
  • The publ. info for Nos.17 and 18 is unclear, and that for No.10 is taken from another separate publication of the piece itself (of which this publication most likely reprinted from). The information for it is in brackets, as the info is still not known for sure.

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