New publications

    New completely revised 2018 version available!
    The Handbook for Teachers and Parents brings together the entire Colourstrings® series for the violin. The Handbook guides through books A–F and Yellow Pages I–III, offering expert advice and methodological support to teaching in Colourstrings® method. 
    Colourstrings Violin ABC: Handbook for Teachers and Parents: 55011-249-0, € 29,90 Buy now

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    Hymnos II for solo horn, 55011-425-8, € 11,00 Buy now
    Arioso for solo horn, 55011-426-5, € 11,00 Buy now
    Elegy for horn and harp, 55011-427-2, € 20,00 Buy now
    Ancient Songs... for horn and piano, 55011-428-9, € 16,50 Buy now

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    arr. for organ
    Andante festivo is originally composed for string quartet by Jean Sibelius. This solemn, hymn-like composition fits perfectly for the organ. Pianist, cantor-organist Esa Ylönen's transcription is based on Karl Ekman's piano transcription. Transcription for organ: 55011-420-3, € 12,00 Buy now


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    Mina källor for mixed choir, 55011-418-0, € 4,20 Buy now
    Som en våg for mixed choir, 55011-417-3, € 4,20 Buy now
    Koralmetamorfoser for flute, viola and harp, 55011-419-7, € 24,40 Buy now

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    This critical edition edited by Jan Lehtola presents for the first time Merikanto’s complete works for organ: the earliest extensive concert pieces written in Finland.  55011-409-8, € 32,90 Buy now

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    Kirmo Lintinen's Concerto for Guitar is charming music that bubbles on with an unresisting power. The elegant whirls of waltz and dreamy sections lead to a folk-dance-like finale. Piano reduction and solo part: 55011-413-5, € 32,80 Buy now

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    for double bass and piano
    The main ingredients of Karlsson's musical expression are free-tonality, traditional forms and natural musicianship.
    Sonata da camera was composed in 2017. The work is divided in four movements: Lento, Presto, Andante Moderato, Allegro. 55011-416-6, € 16,70 Buy now

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    This work for quintet (fl, cl, vl, vcl, pf) was awarded the second prize at the VIII International Henri Dutilleux Composition Contest in 2017. It presents musical tributes to artists including Albers, Mondrian, Malevich, Kandinsky, Pollock, Kafka, Harms, Calvino and Borges. Performance score (for one musician): 55011-415-9, € 12,50 Buy now

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    This is the B book guide in Finnish for the popular Colour Keys Piano tutor. It is designed for young begin­ners. As a child-centered method Colour Keys intro­duces new musical concepts in the simplest manner possible. The coloured staff is constructed gradually from a single-line staff into a five-line staff. 55011-414-2 € 8,10 Buy now

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    for organ, 2 soloists and SATB choir by Jouko Linjama
    This version of the much-loved Requiem by Joonas Kokkonen brings the work to new platforms. Requiem is music of light and hope. There are nine movements in total, and the text is in Latin. 55011-412-8, € 43,80 Buy now

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    from Die Kunst der Fuge
    for four-part instrumentation
    Aho's completion of Bach's Contrapunctus XIV. This edition is for open instrumentation and suitable for wind ensemble of four or more players. Parts for C-instruments, B-flat-instrument and E-flat-instruments are provided. Score and parts: 55011-411-1, € 49,90 Buy now

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    Score and parts:
    Volume 1: 55011-393-0, € 75,20 Buy now
    Volume 2: 55011-394-7, € 75,20 Buy now
    Volume 3: 55011-395-4 € 36,00 Buy now

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    for guitar solo
    This work in four movements illustrates Nieminen's poetic vision of the instrument. Here the guitar is an extremely versatile instrument, rich in colour shades, able to imitate the sounds of nature. The piece is included in a new CD 'Rites and Shades' by Pilfink Records. 55011-322-0, € 12,00 Buy now

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    Karelian Marketplace / Karjalainen tori, 55011-403-6, € 29,00 Buy now
    Northern Lights / Aurore boréale, 55011-404-3, € 26,90 Buy now
    Scènes de la vie campagnarde / Scenes from Country Life, 55011-405-0, € 21,20 Buy now
    Une Nuit à Montmartre – Piano Concerto, 55011-406-7, € 26,90 Buy now
    Opernredoute 1929 for orchestra, 55011-407-4, € 26,90 Buy now
    Tema con 7 variazioni e coda per violoncello ed orchestra, Piano reduction: 5011-408-1, € 21,20 Buy now

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    News & Events

    The Los Angeles Philharmonic has commissioned a new work from Lotta Wennäkoski. It will be conducted by the Susanna Mälkki at the Walt Disney Concert Hall on 13 November 2018. The concert will be unusual in that it will consist entirely of world premieres of works by European composers.

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    Kimmo Hakola will be 60  on 27 July. Concerts with Hakola's music are being planned for autumn and his Clarinet Concerto continues to tour the world to enthusiastic audiences with Kari Kriikku as the soloist. Read more about Hakola and his works and listen to audio samples here.

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    Next year will mark the 150th anniversary of the birth of Armas Järnefelt, a conductor and composer active in both Finland and Sweden. The Järnefelt Society is compiling a calendar of events in the jubilee year at www.armasjarnefelt.fi. Read more about Järnefelt and his works here.

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    The new opera by Olli Kortekangas (premiered on 16 February by the Tampere Opera) is now available in YleAreena. According to the critics this is an imposing opera where the singers have a chance to shine, and the music has a great, unbridled Late-Romantic glow.

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    Paavo Heininen turned 80 on 13 January 2018. He is a central figure of the Finnish music scene with his career as a composer and teacher of the new composer generation.
    Heininen's works are being heard during the year in several concerts, e.g. on his birthday at the Järvenpää Hall. New works are also in the pipeline. He has, among other things, written duos for every orchestral instrument and piano, composed six string quartets and written a lot of piano pieces, many of which have not been premiered yet.

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    Kalevi Aho's chamber opera Frida y Diego was performed in Moscow by the Pokrovsky State Opera during November and December 2017. The production was received with enthusiasm and there are plans for further performances during 2018. The opera tells about the lives of Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera, and Trotsky is also one of the key figures of the story. The opera was premiered in Helsinki in 2014 to full audiences. The libretto (in Spanish) is by Maritza Nunez.

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    Composers & Works

     

    Click here to go to our composers page where you will find information and for sound samples about composers whose works we represent. Our catalogue covers a broad spectrum of contemporary and classical music from Finland and Estonia. We also represent works by Shostakovich, Prokofieff and Khachaturian in Finland.


    Ihanuuksien ihmemaa
    Jukka Nykäsen pianosovitukset suomalaisista kansanlauluista, maakuntalauluista ja muista suosituista sävelmistä ovat herättäneet ihastusta.
    Osittain myös improvisaatioon perustuvia alkuperäisiä sovituksia on lyhennetty ja muokattu tätä pianokokoelmaa varten. Tyylilajit liikkuvat ennakkoluulottomasti iloitellen musiikin historiassa romanttista hurmiota, virtuoosisuutta ja huumoria unohtamatta. Tämä kokoelma vie sydämesi! Buy now
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    Finnish Favourites for Piano 1-3 / Suomalaista toiveohjelmistoa 1-3
    Sarja on täydentynyt kolmannella osalla, joka sisältää kiehtovan valikoiman modernin pianomusiikin helmiä, muutamia uusia tuttavuuksia sekä kestoklassikoita.
    This series includes highlights of Finnish piano litterature from the Romantic period to the present day. The second volume includes e.g. Finlandia and Valse triste by Sibelius. Volume 3 includes more modern classics. Buy Vol.1; Buy Vol.2; Buy Vol. 3


    Jean Sibelius: Piano Miniatures
    A collection of 24 most popular piano pieces, among them the Etude, Spruce and Romance in D-flat. 29,90 Buy now

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