Sibelius's Christmas Songs: new arrangements for SATB choir
Date: January 14, 2016
Five Christmas Songs Op. 1 by Jean Sibelius for mixed choir arranged by Timo Lehtovaara (in Finnish, the English versions are in preparation). These arrangements take a new look at Sibelius's melodies, and the aim has been to find a new, choral way of interpreting Sibelius's music. The composer's own SATB arrangement of "En etsi valtaa, loistoa (We ask for nothing rich or rare) Op. 1/4 is included in this publication.