Maa (album)

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Maa
Rajaton Maa album.png
Studio album by Rajaton
Released October 10th 2007
Genre a cappella
Length 45:51
Label Plastinka
Rajaton chronology
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Maa is the eighth album of Finnish a cappella ensemble Rajaton released in 2007 in celebration of the ensemble's 10th anniversary. Maa, is a Finnish word which, depending on context, can be translated to mean country, earth, land, ground or soil. The name is in reference to the 'back to the roots' nature of the album - Rajaton's debut album, Nova, similarly consisted of songs composed to Finnish poetry.
A new a cappella version of the Jean Sibelius orchestral piece Valse triste is also included, marking the 50th anniversary of his death.

After the album's release a 31 concert anniversary tour, Ääni On Rajaton, began. They were supported by guitarist Petteri Sariola.

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Music / Arr. Length
1. "Nouse Lauluni" Trad. & Soila Sariola Soila Sariola 3:05
2. "Öin Ja Päivin" Eino Leino Mia Makaroff & Rajaton 4:20
3. "Tasagot" P. Mustapää Hannu Lepola 3:44
4. "Villihanhen Laulu" Katri Vala Jussi Chydenius 3:46
5. "Tuuti Lasta" Kanteletar Jeff Smallman 3:26
6. "Talvilaulu" Eino Leino Jussi Chydenius 3:30
7. "Hiljaisuus" Kirsi Kunnas Essi Wuorela & Timo Alakotila 2:41
8. "Ikävöi, Ihminen!" Eino Leino Juha Tapio & Ahti Paunu 3:45
9. "Hiljaa" Eino Leino Hannu Lepola 4:53
10. "Pakkanen" Trad. & Soila Sariola Soila Sariola 3:32
11. "Kevät Saapui" Kirsi Kunnas Timo Alakotila & Jussi Chydenius 3:59
12. "Valse Triste" Jean Sibelius Jussi Chydenius 4:58

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