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Finlandia (Sibelius) Trombone
1 Dramatic and sombre brass opening theme
2 A contrasting quieter theme on strings and woodwinds.
3 The well-known stirring tune, to which patriotic words have been set in Finland.
Intermezzo from Karelia Suite Op 11 (Sibelius)
1 Intermezzo from Karelia Suite Op 11
March from Karelia Suite for Orchestra, Op 11 (Sibelius)
1 March from Karelia Suite for Orchestra, Op 11
2 Second theme of Karelia March, on brass and woodwind.
Swan of Tuolena (Sibelius) EnglishHorn
1 First theme
Symphony No.2 in D Op 43 1st movement (Sibelius)
1 First theme on oboes, in a light, pastoral style, after a throbbing chordal introduction by the strings.
2 Second theme, played by unaccompanied violins
Symphony No.2 in D Op 43 2nd movement (Sibelius)
1 The low winds play this sombre tune accompamied by pizzicato walking double basses and cellos.
2 The second theme is a very slow tune played on the strings.
Symphony No.2 in D Op 43 3rd movement (Sibelius)
1 Very fast string passages start this movement
2 This lovely haunting theme appears played by oboes
Symphony No.2 in D Op 43 4th movement (Sibelius)
1 Symphony No 2 in D Op 43 4th Movt
Valse Triste from Kuolema Op 44 (Sibelius)
1 first main theme, very sad and slow, on strings.
2 Much cheerier second theme, on flute, echoed by the clarinet
3 Third theme on strings