Einojuhani Rautavaara

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Eminent Finnish composer Rautavaara composed in many genres and styles during his 70-plus-year career.
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Composition Highlights

Title Year Avg. Duration Genre
Cantus Arcticus (Concerto for Birds & Orchestra), for orchestra & taped bird songs, Op. 61 1972 Orchestral Concerto
Symphony No. 7 ("Angel of Light") 1994 Symphony
A Requiem in our Time, for brass, Op. 3 1954 Chamber Music
String Quartet No. 2, Op. 12 1958 Chamber Music
Symphony No. 2 ("Sinfonia intima") 1957 Symphony
Symphony No. 4 ("Arabescata") 1962 Symphony
Pelimannit (The Fiddlers), for piano 1952 Keyboard
Thomas, opera in 3 acts 1982 Opera
Vigilia (All-Night Vigil), for chorus & soloists 1971 Choral
Lorca Suite, for mixed or children's choir 1973 Choral
Piano Concerto No.1 1969 Concerto
Flute Concerto ("Dances with the Winds"), Op. 69 1975 Concerto
Joulun virsi, elämän virsi (Christmas Carol), 3 versions, for children's, male, and mixed chorus 1953 Choral
Die erste Elegie (First Elegy), for chorus 1993 Choral
Piano Concerto No.3 ("Gift of Dreams") 1998 Concerto
Canticum Mariae Virginis, for chorus 1978 Choral
Songs (4) from the Opera Aleksis Kivi, for voice & piano (or orchestra) 1997 Vocal Music
Och glädjen den dansar (With the Joy We Go Dancing), for chorus 1993 Choral
Pelimannit (The Fiddlers), for strings (arranged from piano version) 1972 Orchestral
Apotheosis (4th movement from the Symphony No.6), for orchestra 1992 Orchestral
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