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Title: The Sibelius Edition
Otros títulos: Tone Poems
Intérprete/ Colaborador: Jean Sibelius; Helena Juntunen; Osmo Vänskä; Neeme Järvi; Lahden kaupunginorkesteri; Göteborgs symfoniker
Código CDU: Si.04
Forma Musical: Symphonic poems. Solo cantatas, Secular (High voice) Suites (Orchestra)
Abstract: Finland's Jean Sibelius is perhaps the most important composer associated with nationalism in music and one of the most influential in the development of the symphony and symphonic poem. Sibelius was born in southern Finland, the second of three children. His physician father left the family bankrupt, owing to his financial extravagance, a trait that, along with heavy drinking, he would pass on to Jean. Jean showed talent on the violin and at age nine composed his first work for it, Rain Drops. In 1885 Sibelius entered the University of Helsinki to study law, but after only a year found himself drawn back to music. He took up composition studies with Martin Wegelius and violin with Mitrofan Wasiliev, then Hermann Csillag. During this time he also became a close friend of Busoni. Though Sibelius auditioned for the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, he would come to realize he was not suited to a career as a violinist. In 1889 Sibelius traveled to Berlin to study counterpoint with Albert ...


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1. Improvisatio ... rato e molto sostenuto.wav 9:20 94.13Mb WAV audio wav
2. The Wood-Nym ... Moderato - Molto lento.wav 21:41 218.9Mb WAV audio wav
3. En Saga Op. ... Moderato e tranquillo.wav 17:52 180.3Mb WAV audio wav
4. Cassazione O ... nto - Allegro moderato.wav 12:18 124.0Mb WAV audio wav
5. Musik zu ein ... di molto - Allegretto.wav 5:35 56.36Mb WAV audio wav
6. Finland awak ... egro - Un poco stretto.wav 8:29 85.56Mb WAV audio wav

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