Finnished Business #1139
…performances by and conversation with the vigorous virtuoso from Finland, Kalevi Kiviniemi.
Filler –RIMSKY-KORSAKOV: Flight of the Bumble-bee (see above)
Filler –JEAN SIBELIUS: Elegie (see above)
Kalevi Kiviniemi travels the world, performing more than 100 concerts annually. He has made dozens of recordings on instruments at home and as far-flung as Australia and the Philippines, some excerpts from which can be found on his YouTube Channel.
While checking out the various links related to this program keep in mind that the Finnish term for organ is urut, and the Finnish words for organ specificiation would be urut dispositio.
The history of organ-building in Finland dates back more than 500 years. You can also view a collection of Finnish church and pipe organ pictures.