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Sibelius and his world

Robert Layton

Sibelius and his world

by Robert Layton

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Published by Thames & Hudson in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sibelius, Jean, -- 1865-1957.

  • Edition Notes

    Illustrations reproduced from "Jean Sibelius - Kuvaelämäkerta", Ilkka Oramo. Helsinki: Kustannusosakeyhtiö Otava", 1965.

    Statementby Robert Layton.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination120p.(chiefly illus) :
    Number of Pages120
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21482221M
    ISBN 100500130264

    Music Notation software used by great composers, arrangers, publishers and educators. Use Sibelius to compose rich scores with the core tools you need to create and share professional scores easily. Oeuvre. The compositional career of the Finnish composer Jean Sibelius extended over eight decades, from juvenilia and unpublished works written in the s and s to his final works of the s; the s–s, however, represent the key years of his activity. Sibelius composed across many genres, and his oeuvre includes large-scale orchestral compositions, chamber music, songs, piano Catalogue: Op. 1 – , JS 1 –

      The essays in the book explore such varied themes as the impact of Russian musical traditions on Sibelius, his compositional process, Sibelius and the theater, his understanding of music as a fluid and improvised creation, his critical reception in Great Britain and America, his "late style" in the incidental music for The Tempest, and the Pages:   Sibelius lived until , but unlike his near contemporary and fellow conservative, Richard Strauss (), Sibelius stopped composing just before Strauss kept on .

    His research interests are in Nordic music, cultural geography, and the environmental humanities (with particular reference to landscape). His books include Grieg: Music, Landscape and Norwegian Identity (), Carl Nielsen and the Idea of Modernism (), and, as editor and contributor, Jean Sibelius and his World (). Informed by a wealth of information that has come to light in recent years, this engaging biography tells the complete story of the life and musical work of Finnish composer Jean Sibelius (). Drawing on Sibelius’s own correspondence and diaries, contemporary reviews, and the remarks of family and friends, the book presents a rich account of the events of the musician’s life.


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This book represents the high level of current Sibelius scholarship and should be a welcome addition to academic music libraries." Carl Rafikonen, Notes "The connection between Sibelius and the Russian tradition--an influence that went in both directions--is the subject of an excellent essay by Philip Ross Bullock in the book accompanying the festival, Jean Sibelius and His World, from Princeton /5(3).

Perhaps no twentieth-century composer has provoked a more varied reaction among the music-loving public than Jean Sibelius (). Originally hailed as a new Beethoven by much of the Anglo-Saxon world, he was also widely disparaged by critics more receptive to newer trends in 4/5.

"[T]his is a fine collection of essays that advances Sibelius research significantly. It bears the title Sibelius and his World, but it also does an excellent job of alerting the reader to Sibelius's relevance to our world."Derek B.

Scott, Music and Letters "Jean Sibelius and His World ends with English translations of a number of important primary documents/5(2). The essays in the book explore such varied themes as the impact of Russian musical traditions on Sibelius, his compositional process, Sibelius and the theater, his understanding of music as a fluid and improvised creation, his critical reception in Great Britain and America, his “late style” in the incidental music for The Tempest, and the parallel contemporary careers of Sibelius and Richard Strauss.

The essays in the book explore such varied themes as the impact of Russian musical traditions on Sibelius, his compositional process, Sibelius and the theater, his understanding of music as a fluid and improvised creation, his critical reception in Great Britain and America, his "late style" in the incidental music for The Tempest, and the parallel contemporary careers of Sibelius and Richard by: 1.

Sibelius and His World concludes with a series of primary documents. The earliest source translated here is an extract from Adolf Paul’s novella Bok om en Människa (A book about a human being), a lightly fictionalized account of Sibelius’s student years in. Sibelius and his world. [Robert Layton] -- "Blends biography and criticism of the Finnish composer's life and work.' Your Web browser is not enabled for JavaScript.

Book Description: Perhaps no twentieth-century composer has provoked a more varied reaction among the music-loving public than Jean Sibelius (). Originally hailed as a new Beethoven by much of the Anglo-Saxon world, he was also widely disparaged by. Jean Sibelius and His World.

Perhaps no twentieth-century composer has provoked a more varied reaction among the music-loving public than Jean Sibelius (). Originally hailed as a new Beethoven by much of the Anglo-Saxon world, he was also widely disparaged by critics more receptive to newer trends in music.

The essays in the book explore such varied themes as the impact of Russian musical traditions on Sibelius, his compositional process, Sibelius and the theater, his understanding of music as a fluid and improved creation, his critical reception in Great Britain and America, his \"late style\" in the incidental music for The Tempest, and the parallel contemporary careers of Sibelius and Richard Strauss.

Jackson lays out his charges against Sibelius in a long essay in a book he has edited with three colleagues, Sibelius in the Old and New World: Aspects of His Music, Its Interpretation, and Author: Peter Monaghan.

The Bard Music Festival: Jean Sibelius and His World The Bard Music Festival: Jean Sibelius and His World. Editor: Grimley, Daniel M. Publication Year: Publisher: Princeton University Press Single-User Purchase Price: $ Unlimited-User Purchase Price: $ ISBN: Category: Arts & Leisure - Music Image Count: 63 Book Status: Available Table of Contents.

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Sibelius was a highly personal, romantic composer, yet at the same time he represents the culmination of nationalism in Finnish music.

He studied in Berlin () and with Karl Goldmark in Vienna (). Although Sibelius wrote chamber, piano, violin, and choral music, he is best known for his.

Jean Sibelius and His World Jean Sibelius and His World (The Bard Music Festival) Specifications. Series Title: Bard Music Festival (Paperback) Publisher: Princeton University Press.

Book Format: Paperback. Original Languages: ENG. Number of Pages: Author: Daniel M Grimley. ISBN Publication Date: August, Brand: Daniel M Grimley. Jean Sibelius and His World ends with English translations of a number of important primary documents.

These include part of Adolf Paul's novel based on Sibelius's student years, Sibelius's Helsinki University lecture on folk music and musical arts, part of Erik Furuhjelm's biography, and documents on the controversy surrounding the Sibelius monument from the early s.

Jean Sibelius (/ s ɪ ˈ b eɪ l i ə s /; Swedish pronunciation (help info)), born Johan Julius Christian Sibelius (8 December – 20 September ), was a Finnish composer and violinist of the late Romantic and early-modern periods.

He is widely recognized as his country's greatest composer and, through his music, is often credited with having helped Finland to develop a national.

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Cash On Delivery Available. Sibelius book. Read 4 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Informed by a wealth of information that has come to light in recent years, /5. The world's best-selling music notation software.

Sibelius is the easy way to write, refine, hear, scan and print beautiful scores. Select a Language English Chinese French German Japanese Spanish. Moore’s latest novel (Heft,etc.) deals with the debilitating effects of memory loss on a father and his young daughter, using a computer program as a powerful aid for uncovering a seemingly lost family Sibelius is 12 when she first notices a change in her father, the brilliant head of a computer science laboratory in s Boston: “She could not articulate what was.In addition to holding concerts and conducting his music across the world, Sibelius finished his sixth symphony and composed now famous pieces like Hymn to the Earth, Op.

95, and Valse Lyrique, Op 96a during this time. As a birthday gift in December ofSibelius received a donation of 63, marks from the tenor Wäinö Sola. Though he. The subtitle--"A Composer's Life and the Awakening of Finland"--places the emphasis in the wrong order: this book is primarily taken up with the history of the modern Finnish state and only secondarily with Sibelius and his role in it.

Indeed, at times it's possible to read several pages with nary a mention of Sibelius.4/5(9).