MAAILMAMAA (2010)  (4th edition)

(in English: Worldland)

40'


mixed choir, tape (2-channel output)


soprano (I - II - III - IV), alto (I - II - III - IV)

tenor (I - II - III - IV), bass (I - II - III - IV)



lyrics by Sampo Haapamäki, Johan Ludvig Runeberg,

V.A. Koskenniemi, Paavo Cajander


commissioned by Helsinki Chamber Choir

dedicated to Helsinki Chamber Choir


premiere: July 9, 2010

Helsinki Chamber Choir

Nils Schweckendiek, conductor

(sopranos: Krista Kujala, Mirjam Schulmann,

Nina Fogelberg, Iida Antola, Helge Kõrvits;

altos: Viivi Tulkki, Susanna Tollet,

Lotte Lehikoinen, Veera Railio;

tenors: Jarno Lehtola, Jukka Jokitalo,

Edward Ananian-Cooper, Martti Anttila;

basses: Juha-Pekka Mitjonen, Jussi Rauvola,

Antti Vahtola, Kai Vahtola)

Marko Myöhänen and Sampo Haapamäki, electronics

Viitasaari Church

Time of Music festival, Viitasaari


February 5, 2011, at 4pm

Helsinki Chamber Choir

Nils Schweckendiek, conductor

(sopranos: Mirjam Schulmann, Krista Kujala,

Nina Fogelberg, Heta Kokkomäki, Helge Kõrvits;

altos: Viivi Tulkki, Susanna Tollet,

Lotte Lehikoinen, Eira Karlson;

tenors: Jarno Lehtola, Jukka Jokitalo,

Edward Ananian-Cooper, Martti Anttila;

basses: Juha-Pekka Mitjonen, Jussi Rauvola,

Kai Vahtola, Valtteri Maasalo)

Anders Pohjola and Sampo Haapamäki, electronics

Musica nova Helsinki festival

Sibelius Academy Concert Hall

Pohjoinen Rautatiekatu 9, Helsinki


May 13, 2017, at 7:30 p.m.

Helsinki Chamber Choir

Nils Schweckendiek, conductor

(sopranos: Mirjam Solomon, Tove Djupsjöbacka,

Meri Metsomäki, Júlia Heéger;

altos: Varvara Merras-Häyrynen, Susanna Tollet,

Eira Karlson, Lotte Lehikoinen;

tenors: David Hackston, Antero Törhönen,

Mats Lillhannus, Jukka Jokitalo;

basses: Juha-Pekka Mitjonen, Juhani Vesikkala,

Antti Vahtola, Keimo Joensuu)

Timo Kurkikangas, sound design

In(ter)dependence

Tenso Days 2017 Mechelen

St Rumbold’s Cathedral

Mechelen, Belgium


May 29, 2017, at 7:30 p.m

Helsinki Chamber Choir

Nils Schweckendiek, conductor

(sopranos: Mirjam Solomon, Tove Djupsjöbacka,

Meri Metsomäki, Júlia Heéger;

altos: Varvara Merras-Häyrynen, Susanna Tollet,

Eira Karlson, Lotte Lehikoinen;

tenors: David Hackston, Antero Törhönen,

Mats Lillhannus, Jukka Jokitalo;

basses: Juha-Pekka Mitjonen, Juhani Vesikkala,

Antti Vahtola, Keimo Joensuu)

Timo Kurkikangas, sound design

Klang Concert: In(ter)dependence

Camerata Hall

Music Centre, Helsinki

© Sampo Haapamäki 2022

säveltäjä composer

RECORDING of Maailmamaa (2010)


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Helsinki Chamber Choir

conducted by Nils Schweckendiek.

Alba ABCD457



Sampo Haapamäki:

MAAILMAMAA (2010, 40min)

(in English: Worldland)

in seven movements


for mixed choir and tape

(2-channel output)


lyrics by Sampo Haapamäki,

Johan Ludvig Runeberg,

V.A. Koskenniemi, Paavo Cajander


commissioned by Helsinki Chamber Choir

dedicated to Helsinki Chamber Choir



Helsinki Chamber Choir

Nils Schweckendiek, conductor

SOPRANOS:

Mirjam Solomon, Tove Djupsjöbacka,

Meri Metsomäki, Júlia Heéger

ALTOS:

Varvara Merras-Häyrynen, Susanna Tollet,

Eira Karlson, Lotte Lehikoinen

TENORS:

David Hackston, Antero Törhönen,

Mats Lillhannus, Jukka Jokitalo

BASSES:

Juha-Pekka Mitjonen, Juhani Vesikkala,

Antti Vahtola, Keimo Joensuu


Helsinki Chamber Choir, Executive Manager

Martti Anttila


Helsinki Chamber Choir, Artistic Director

Nils Schweckendiek



Recorded at

the Uusi Paviljonki, Kauniainen, Finland

8-9 June, 2017


Produced, engineered and edited by

Hans Kipfer


Electronics, mixing and editing by

Sampo Haapamäki


Executive producer

Erkki Nisonen

Alba ABCD457

2021