Charm & Passion of Youth

Finnish Brass Ensemble
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The Finnish Brass Ensemble explores the early music of three Finnish composers, Jean Sibelius, Usko Merilânen, and Einojuhani Rautavaara. The recording begins with Overture F Minor by Sibelius. This piece highlights the fine ensemble playing of the group and gives the listener an idea of the high level of performance one can expect throughout the CD... - The Journal of the International Trumpet Guild

Works for brass by three of Finland's most famous composers: Sibelius, Merilainen and Rautavaara. Charming and melodic early works performed by The Finnish Brass Ensemble, conducted by Jukka-Pekka Saraste.

Catalog: MAR 205

Track Listing

Jean Sibelius (1865-1957)
1. Overture F Minor

Petite Suite for Brass Septet
2. Prelude
3. Andantino (Listen)
4. Minuet

5. Allegro for Brass Septet
6. Tiera

Usko Merilainen (1930-2004)
7-10. Partita for Brass (Listen)

Einojuhani Rautavaara (1928-)
11-14. A Requiem In Our Time

Total Playing Time: 45:15

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