Einojuhani Rautavaara: Solo Songs 2

Einojuhani Rautavaara: Solo Songs 2

Einojuhani Rautavaara: Solo Songs 2

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The vocal works of Einojuhani Rautavaara (1928-2016) have been inspired by poets both Finnish and foreign, but above all Rainer Maria Rilke. Rautavaara has himself written the texts for some of his songs.

Volume 1 of the Solo Songs contains the early songs, such as the popular Three Sonnets of Shakespeare, Fünf Sonette an Orpheus and Die Liebenden. Volume 2 covers the period from the late 1970s to the 1990s and includes songs from the operas Thomas and Aleksis Kivi. All the texts in Finnish and Swedish have been translated into English.

The edition includes the songs in their original keys.


  • Voice/piano: Album, 19 songs
  • ISMN 979-0-55009-505-2
  • Publisher: Fennica Gehrman
  • Editor: Tarja Taurula
  • Print year:
  • Format: Paperback / Softback
  • Language: Multiple languages, Finnish, Swedish, English and German
  • Lenght: 88 pages
  • Product subject: Vocal works
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Works for voice with piano accompaniment composed by Einojuhani Rautavaara (1928-2016):

Matka / The Trip:
1. Kuljin matkan aamupuolella yötä / I Took That Trip towards an Early Daybreak
2. Mitä on silmäluomiesi takaa syntymässä / What Is There Arising from behind Your Eyelids
3. Kuljen yli kevätlumisien puistikoiden / I Am Walking over Tiny Spots of Snow
4. Yö on syvä / Deep Is the Night

I min älsklings trädgård / In My Lovers Garden:
1. I de stora skogarna / In the Great Wild Woodlands
2. Mellan gråa stenar / In Between Grey Stones
3. Lyckokatt / Lucky Cat

Sinulle minä antaisin auringonkukkia / To You I Would Make a Gift of Sunflowers
Minä en puhu, minä laulan / I Am Not Speaking, I Am Singing

Neljä laulua oopperasta "Aleksis Kivi / Four Songs from the Opera Aleksis Kivi:
1. Ikävyys / Melancholy
2. Laulu oravasta / The Squirrel
3. Oi mailma, elämä sä ihmeellinen / O Wonderful World
4. Sydämeni laulu / Song of My Heart

Eron hetki on kalveakasvo / Like a Pale Mask, the Hour of Parting

Almanakka kahdelle / Almanac for Two:
1. Vårvisa / Spring Song
2. Kesäyö / Summer Night
3. Herbsttag
4. Winter

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