Armas Launis – Alamikkotervo*, Viljakainen*, Kaapola*, Laukka*, Saarinen*, Virtanen*, Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra*, Sakari Oramo: Aslak Hetta, Opera In Three Acts

CD,Box Set | 10,00 

Media Condition: Very Good Plus (VG+)

Sleeve Condition: Very Good Plus (VG+)

Label: Ondine

Released: 2005


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Armas Launis (1884-1959)
Aslak Hetta, Opera In Three Acts

℗ 2005 Ondine Inc.

Recorded at the House of Culture, Helsinki, March 8-13, 15, 18-19, 2004

CD1: 43:15 + CD2: 76:15 = Total Time: 1:59:30
Made in Austria by DADC

Packaging: Slipcase holds (i) 2 CDs in standard-sized jewel case with double-sided disc-tray and (ii) booklet.

144-page booklet with commentary on Launis as opera composer and ethnomusicologist (collector of yoiks), synopsis and full libretto, all with English, German and French translations. Historical photographs of Sami from Armas Launis Collection HYK. Coll 123 / Helsinki University Library. Graphic design employs traditional Sami motifs.

Finnish libretto in booklet “is the original one by Armas Launis. The recorded version makes a few cuts, marked in the text in square brackets, on pages 75, 93, 95 and 115” (p.142). The printed French translation is credited to Jean-Louis Perret, translation of composer’s final additions and modifications to libretto to Anja Fantapié.

“Kampin Laulu female singers participated in the recording of Armas Launis: Aslak Hetta together with YL Male Voice Choir and the Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra” see

Recording supported by the Finnish Cultural Foundation, Jenny and Antti Wihuri Foundation, Alfred Kordelin Foundation, the Foundation for the Promotion of Finnish Music (LUSES), and the Finnish Performing Music Promotion Centre (ESEK).

Paino 400 g (gramma)





Very Good Plus (VG+)


CD,Box Set