Jean Sibelius

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Finnish composer (1865-1957)

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Also contained in this section is an extended discussion of the Jean Sibelius Complete Edition (JSW), of which five volumes had appeared by 2000.
It is hoped that the availability of this ambitious and comprehensive critical edition of the songs of Jean Sibelius will encourage further and more in-depth exploration and performances of these beautiful and unique songs.
The orchestra also will perform "Finlandia" by Jean Sibelius, Anton'n Dvorak's "Slavonic Dance," and Georges Enesco's "Rumanian Rhapsody No.
The essays, by British and Finnish musicologists but all in English, are divided into four categories: "Nationality and Nationalism in the Arts"; "Facets of Britishness"; "To Be a Twentieth-Century 'Finn'"; and "Writing about Music." Though Ralph Vaughan Williams and Jean Sibelius figure prominently, chapters on other English and Finnish composers, as well as excellent essays on musical nationalism in Ireland and Scotland, provide welcome balance and context.
1 and Franz Waxman's `Carmen' Fantasie for Violin and Orchestra (that's the one she calls "awesome!') on a program that also includes Jean Sibelius' Symphony No.
Over the past century, Jean Sibelius's reputation has undergone dramatic swings in the prestige market.
Later on, both Arnold Schoenbers and Jean Sibelius wrote music inspired by the play.
The program includes Antonio Vivaldi's Concerto in E Major for Bassoon featuring soloist Elizabeth Shoemaker; three of Aaron Copland's `Poems of Emily Dickinson' featuring soprano Hallie Silverston; and the first movement of Jean Sibelius's Violin Concerto, featuring soloist James Andrewes.
A chapter on Gustav Mahler's first four symphonies carries the subject to the very end of the nineteenth century, while two more chapters, covering Edward Elgar and Jean Sibelius, take matters into the twentieth.
The program includes works by Dmitry Shostakovich, Claude Debussy, Jean Sibelius, Johannes Brahms, Antonin Dvorak, Tchaikovsky and others.
Coming of age just after World War II, he benefitted from the teaching of Vagn Holmboe, whose influence, along with that of Jean Sibelius, led to Norgard's initial Nordic style.
Rautavaara, perhaps the best-known Finish composer outside of Finland except for Jean Sibelius, wrote his "Requiem in Our Time" in 1953, in memory of his mother.
The decision to place a disc of the Peter Tchaikovsky and Jean Sibelius violin concertos in the Tchaikovsky section is arbitrary, to say the least.
The program also includes Carl Nielsen's Overture to ``Maskarade'' and Jean Sibelius' Symphony No.
Delius, like so many other composers (Robert Schumann, Jean Sibelius, and Wilhelm Stenhammar, to mention a few), arrived at his calling over the objections of his parents, who wanted him in the family business.