Kullervo, opus 7, is a suite of symphonic movements with chorus. It is based on the character of Kullervo in the epic Finnish poem Kalevala and uses texts from that poem. The work was first performed in 1892.
Also included here are incidental music from Sibelius’s Kuolema, Op. 44 and Swanwhite, Op. 54.
“Kullervo” Symphony, Op. 7
1st Mov.: Introduction (Allegro Moderato)
2nd Mov.: Kullervo’s Youth (Grave)
3rd Mov.: Kullervo And His Sister (Allegro Vivace)
4th Mov.: Kullervo Goes To Battle (A La Marcia)
5th Mov.: Kullervo’s Death (Andante)
Kuolema, Op. 44 – Scene With Cranes
Swanwhite, Op. 54 – Incidental Music
2nd Mov.: The Harp
Harp – Morfan Edwards
3rd Mov.: The Maiden with The Roses
4th Mov.: Listen, The Robin Sings
6th Mov.: Swanwhite And The Prince