Jean Sibelius

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Noun1.Jean Sibelius - Finnish composer (1865-1957)
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This collection of forty-two essays from the Third International Jean Sibelius Conference on topics related to the life, work, and cultural environment of Jean Sibelius (1865-1957) is no exception.
Jean Sibelius, Sex Sanger [Six Songs] for Voice and Piano, op.
Smith does show how works inspired by folklore, such as the Kalevala, played a significant role in the music of Jean Sibelius for example.
356BC: Birth of Alexander the Great; 1258: Salisbury Cathedral consecrated; 1803: Irish patriot Robert Emmet hanged for his part in trying to seize Dublin Castle; 1842: Birth of chemist and physicist Sir James Dewar, inventor of the vacuum flask; 1869: Birth of comedian Sir George Robey; 1885: Birth of American jazz musician Jelly Roll Morton; 1957: Death of Finnish composer Jean Sibelius; 1967: Liner Queen Elizabeth II launched at Clydebank; 1984: Suicide bomber kills 40 after driving into US Embassy compound in Beirut with lorry-load of explosives.
One of the most important recent contributions, the publication of four volumes of the critical edition of the works of Finnish composer Jean Sibelius, is now available to scholars and performers through publishers Breitkopf & Hartel.
Next, Mickelthwate turned to Jean Sibelius' Symphony No.
In 1999, she released an acclaimed recital album that focused on songs of Edvard Grieg and Jean Sibelius (and added a few by such lesser Nordic lights as Wilhelm Stenhammar and Hugo Alfven).
Famous Finns include the composer Jean Sibelius, the architect Alvar Aaalto, the CBSO conductor Sakari Oramo and Santa Claus.
The music of Finland's greatest composer, Jean Sibelius, was presented by the Lahti Symphony Orchestra and conducted by the estimable Osmo Vanska.
The concerto was Jean Sibelius's Violin Concerto in D minor, with Elmar Oliveira as soloist.
Like its companions in Cambridge University Press's continuing series of composer-based collections, the present volume offers a wide array of approaches to the life and music of Jean Sibelius. The most widely recognized Finnish composer of his era, Sibelius has generated tremendous interest among composers, musicologists, and performers in recent decades.