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Album : 1 disk - 24 tracks Total length : 01:06:19

    6 Impromptus, Op. 5 (Jean Sibelius)
  1. 1 6 Impromptus, Op. 5: Impromptu V

    Leif Ove Andsnes, Main Artist, Piano - Jean Sibelius, Composer - John Fraser, Producer - Arne Akselberg, Recording Engineer Copyright : (P) 2017 Sony Music Entertainment

  2. 2 6 Impromptus, Op. 5: Impromptu VI

    Leif Ove Andsnes, Main Artist, Piano - Jean Sibelius, Composer - John Fraser, Producer - Arne Akselberg, Recording Engineer Copyright : (P) 2017 Sony Music Entertainment

  3. Kyllikki - Three Lyrical Pieces for Piano, Op. 41
  4. 3 Kyllikki - Three Lyrical Pieces for Piano, Op. 41: I. Largamente

    Leif Ove Andsnes, Main Artist, Piano - Jean Sibelius, Composer - John Fraser, Producer - Arne Akselberg, Recording Engineer Copyright : (P) 2017 Sony Music Entertainment

  5. 4 Kyllikki - Three Lyrical Pieces for Piano, Op. 41: II. Andantino

    Leif Ove Andsnes, Main Artist, Piano - Jean Sibelius, Composer - John Fraser, Producer - Arne Akselberg, Recording Engineer Copyright : (P) 2017 Sony Music Entertainment

  6. 5 Kyllikki - Three Lyrical Pieces for Piano, Op. 41: III. Commodo

    Leif Ove Andsnes, Main Artist, Piano - Jean Sibelius, Composer - John Fraser, Producer - Arne Akselberg, Recording Engineer Copyright : (P) 2017 Sony Music Entertainment

  7. 10 Pieces for Piano, Op. 24
  8. 6 10 Pieces for Piano, Op. 24: Romance, No. 9

    Leif Ove Andsnes, Main Artist, Piano - Jean Sibelius, Composer - John Fraser, Producer - Arne Akselberg, Recording Engineer Copyright : (P) 2017 Sony Music Entertainment

  9. 7 10 Pieces for Piano, Op. 24: Barcarola, No. 10

    Leif Ove Andsnes, Main Artist, Piano - Jean Sibelius, Composer - John Fraser, Producer - Arne Akselberg, Recording Engineer Copyright : (P) 2017 Sony Music Entertainment

  10. 8 10 Pieces for Piano, Op. 58: Der Hirt, No. 4

    Leif Ove Andsnes, Main Artist, Piano - Jean Sibelius, Composer - John Fraser, Producer - Arne Akselberg, Recording Engineer Copyright : (P) 2017 Sony Music Entertainment

  11. 9 Valse triste, Op. 44, No. 1 (Arranged for Piano)

    Leif Ove Andsnes, Main Artist, Piano - Jean Sibelius, Composer - John Fraser, Producer - Arne Akselberg, Recording Engineer Copyright : (P) 2017 Sony Music Entertainment

  12. Sonatina No. 1, Op. 67
  13. 10 Sonatina No. 1, Op. 67: I. Allegro

    Leif Ove Andsnes, Main Artist, Piano - Jean Sibelius, Composer - John Fraser, Producer - Arne Akselberg, Recording Engineer Copyright : (P) 2017 Sony Music Entertainment

  14. 11 Sonatina No. 1, Op. 67: II. Largo

    Leif Ove Andsnes, Main Artist, Piano - Jean Sibelius, Composer - John Fraser, Producer - Arne Akselberg, Recording Engineer Copyright : (P) 2017 Sony Music Entertainment

  15. 12 Sonatina No. 1, Op. 67: III. Allegro moderato

    Leif Ove Andsnes, Main Artist, Piano - Jean Sibelius, Composer - John Fraser, Producer - Arne Akselberg, Recording Engineer Copyright : (P) 2017 Sony Music Entertainment

  16. Five Pieces for Piano, Op. 75
  17. 13 Five Pieces for Piano, Op. 75: Björken, No. 4

    Leif Ove Andsnes, Main Artist, Piano - Jean Sibelius, Composer - John Fraser, Producer - Arne Akselberg, Recording Engineer Copyright : (P) 2017 Sony Music Entertainment

  18. 14 Five Pieces for Piano, Op. 75: Granen, No. 5

    Leif Ove Andsnes, Main Artist, Piano - Jean Sibelius, Composer - John Fraser, Producer - Arne Akselberg, Recording Engineer Copyright : (P) 2017 Sony Music Entertainment

  19. 15 2 Rondinos for Piano, Op. 68: Rondino II

    Leif Ove Andsnes, Main Artist, Piano - Jean Sibelius, Composer - John Fraser, Producer - Arne Akselberg, Recording Engineer Copyright : (P) 2017 Sony Music Entertainment

  20. 16 13 Pieces for Piano, Op. 76: Elegiaco, No. 10

    Leif Ove Andsnes, Main Artist, Piano - Jean Sibelius, Composer - John Fraser, Producer - Arne Akselberg, Recording Engineer Copyright : (P) 2017 Sony Music Entertainment

  21. 6 Bagatelles for Piano, Op. 97
  22. 17 6 Bagatelles for Piano, Op. 97: Impromptu, No. 5

    Leif Ove Andsnes, Main Artist, Piano - Jean Sibelius, Composer - John Fraser, Producer - Arne Akselberg, Recording Engineer Copyright : (P) 2017 Sony Music Entertainment

  23. 18 6 Bagatelles for Piano, Op. 97: Humoristischer Marsch, No. 4

    Leif Ove Andsnes, Main Artist, Piano - Jean Sibelius, Composer - John Fraser, Producer - Arne Akselberg, Recording Engineer Copyright : (P) 2017 Sony Music Entertainment

  24. 19 6 Bagatelles for Piano, Op. 97: Lied, No. 2

    Leif Ove Andsnes, Main Artist, Piano - Jean Sibelius, Composer - John Fraser, Producer - Arne Akselberg, Recording Engineer Copyright : (P) 2017 Sony Music Entertainment

  25. Fünf Skizzen, Op. 114
  26. 20 Fünf Skizzen, Op. 114: I. Landschaft

    Leif Ove Andsnes, Main Artist, Piano - Jean Sibelius, Composer - John Fraser, Producer - Arne Akselberg, Recording Engineer Copyright : (P) 2017 Sony Music Entertainment

  27. 21 Fünf Skizzen, Op. 114: II. Winterbild

    Leif Ove Andsnes, Main Artist, Piano - Jean Sibelius, Composer - John Fraser, Producer - Arne Akselberg, Recording Engineer Copyright : (P) 2017 Sony Music Entertainment

  28. 22 Fünf Skizzen, Op. 114: III. Der Teich

    Leif Ove Andsnes, Main Artist, Piano - Jean Sibelius, Composer - John Fraser, Producer - Arne Akselberg, Recording Engineer Copyright : (P) 2017 Sony Music Entertainment

  29. 23 Fünf Skizzen, Op. 114: IV. Lied im Walde

    Leif Ove Andsnes, Main Artist, Piano - Jean Sibelius, Composer - John Fraser, Producer - Arne Akselberg, Recording Engineer Copyright : (P) 2017 Sony Music Entertainment

  30. 24 Fünf Skizzen, Op. 114: V. Im Frühling

    Leif Ove Andsnes, Main Artist, Piano - Jean Sibelius, Composer - John Fraser, Producer - Arne Akselberg, Recording Engineer Copyright : (P) 2017 Sony Music Entertainment

About

Sibelius’s piano music remains a secret – chronically neglected or approached from an entirely unsympathetic aesthetic standpoint. Sometimes, criticism is justified. “I will be the first to admit that Sibelius’s piano music is uneven in quality”, says Leif Ove Andsnes, pointing to the composer’s own cynicism towards his piano works as a possible reason for the neglect of the genuine gems. But Andsnes also professes in no uncertain terms that he is “on a mission” to bring Sibelius’s piano works out of the shadows. “I really believe in this music and I want people to hear it”, he says. After scouring every published note of the composer’s piano music, Andsnes has selected works for this recording that speak to him not just as a pianist but as a musician who for a long time has felt particularly close to Sibelius. Here are piano works in which Sibelius’s orchestral thinking advances the language of the instrument even if it can test the technical orthodoxies of the player. As may be imagined, Andsnes masters them with elegance and ease.

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