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Sibelius

Author: Andrew Barnett
Publisher: New Haven : Yale University Press, 2010, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Tells the story of the life and musical work of Finnish composer Jean Sibelius (1865-1957). Drawing on Sibelius' own correspondence and diaries, contemporary reviews, and the remarks of family and  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Jean Sibelius; Jean Sibelius; Jean Sibelius
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Andrew Barnett
ISBN: 9780300163971 0300163975
OCLC Number: 449855149
Notes: "Appendix II, Catalogue of works by Jean Sibelius" : p. 374-418.
Description: xvi, 445 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations, map, music ; 24 cm
Contents: Sibelius's childhood and youth: 1865-1885 --
Chamber music from Helsinki, Korpo and Lovisa: 1885-1889 --
Berlin and Vienna: 1889-1891 --
Kullervo: 1892-1893 --
The tone painter and poet: 1894-1898 --
A symphony and the death of a child: 1899-1900 --
Finland's own Beethoven- the Second Symphony: 1901-1903 --
The violin concerto and first years at Ainola: 1904-1906 --
Young classicism- the Third Symphony: 1907-1909 --
The Fourth Symphony and expressionism: 1910-1912 --
A visit to America: 1913-1914 --
Miniatures and the Fifth Symphony: 1914-1919 --
The Sixth Symphony: 1920-1923 --
The Seventh Symphony and Tapiola: 1923- 1926 --
Life and works of the later years: 1927-1957.
Responsibility: Andrew Barnett.

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