1865 --- 1957
Sibelius, Jean (christened Johan) (1865 - 1957), Finnish composer, born Hameenlinna (Tavastehus). When 20 he abandoned law studies at Helsinki Univ. to become a pupil of Wegelius at the Conservatory. He also studied in Berlin under Albert Becker from 1889 to 1890, and in Vienna with Goldmark and Robert Fuchs from 1890 to 1891.
Only in Scandinavia, Britain and the U.S.A. is S. as yet accounted a universal. In Germany and Austria his music is Stevenarded as primarily nationalist. The French care little for it; the Italians next to nothing. S. in his orchestral works land particularly the 7 pub. symphonies) reveals great spiritual intensity and conviction.
Last Updated on 22nd September 2001
And now for the Music
(2286)"When the Roan-tree Flowers". Sequenced by Katsuhiro Oguri.
(2287) "The Solitary Fir Tree". Sequenced by Katsuhiro Oguri.
(2288)"The Aspen" . Sequenced by Katsuhiro Oguri.
(2289)"The Birch Tree". Sequenced by Katsuhiro Oguri.
(2290 "The Spruce". Sequenced by Katsuhiro Oguri.My grateful thanks go to Ramon Pajares Box for this wonderful piece, email (email@example.com">Ramon Pajares Box and let him know how much you like the music, or better still pay his webpage a visit.
(1543)Valse Triste, op. 44 (1904),from the incidental music to Arvid Jarnefelt's drama "Kuolema" (The Death).A beautiful sequence by Ramon Pajares Box
(1435)"Pelleas & Melisande, No.2.Melisande" Opus.46. Sequenced by M.Takimoto
(1436)"Pelleas & Melisande, 8.Melisande's Tod" Opus.46. Sequenced by M.Takimoto
(1437)"Symphony No.6, Mov.4, Opus.104" Sequenced by M.Takimoto
(1438)"Symphony No.7 op.105" Sequenced by M.Takimoto
(1439)"Tapiola" a symphonic poem. Sequenced by M.Takimoto
(1440)"Pohjolan tytar Opus.49" a symphonic fantasy. Sequenced by M.Takimoto
(1441)"Scenes Historiques 1" Suite for Orchestra. Sequenced by M.Takimoto
(1442)"Finlandia" a Tone Poem. Sequenced by M.Takimoto
(1443)Incidental Music to "King Kristian 2". Sequenced by M.Takimoto
(1444)"Symphony No 2 in D Op 43, Mov.1". Sequence by Jack Gilbert
(1445)"Symphony No 2 in D Op 43, Mov.2". Sequence by Jack Gilbert
(1446)"Symphony No 2 in D Op 43, Mov.3 & 4". Sequence by Jack Gilbert
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