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Title Jean Sibelius's legacy : research on his 150th anniversary / edited by Daniel Grimley, Tim Howell, Veijo Murtomäki and Timo Virtanen
Published Newcastle-upon-Tyne, UK : Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2017


Description 1 online resource (413 pages) : illustrations, music
Contents Preface -- Introduction. "Either/or?" no: "both-and!" current challenges of the Sibelius image / Veijo Murtomäki -- History and reception. Case studies. Sibelius' Loulou andantino : a souvenir composition wih a mystery / Anna Pulkkis ; War-symphonies and peace-symphonies : Sibelius' Fifth / Ferruccio Tammaro ; Sibelius' Eighth symphony : fact and fiction / Ilkka Oramo -- Reception in Britain, France and Germany. Institutional regulation and Parisian perceptions of Sibelius, 1924-1931 : The Schnéevoigts and the Association Française d'Expansion et d'Échanges Artistiques / Helena Tyrväinen ; The company you keep : recipients of honorary doctorates from the 1936 Heidelberg celebration : Sibelius and those honoured alongside him / Timothy L. Jackson ; The finale of Sibelius' Second symphony in recordings / Benjamin T. Hilger ; Dahlhaus' paradigm and Sibelius reception / Barry Wiener -- Sibelius and musical life in Finland. Why Kajanus went to St. Petersburg / Martti Laitinen ; Sibelius as popular composer : music by Sibelius in Kajanus' popular concerts / Vesa Kurkela and Olli Heikkinen ; Jean Sibelius' music in Finnish propaganda films during World War II / Kaarina Kilpiö -- Aesthetics and style. There are several ways of setting it : Sibelius as a reader / Gustav Djupsjöbacka ; The representation of emotions in the songs Våren flyktar hastigt and Svarta rosor / Sanna Iitti ; Sibelius and symbolist paintings / Tuija Wicklund ; Sibelius and Schoenberg / Ron Weidberg ; Jean Sibelius : progressive or modernist? / Tim Howell -- Analysis and instrumental practices. Modality and compositional techniques. A traditional sequence pattern Sibeliansed / Juhani Alesaro ; Jean Sibelius and the modes of limited transposition / Aare Tool ; Dorian departures : modality in Sibelius' Sixth symphony / Les Black -- Instrumental and notational practices. Jean Sibelius and the cello / Jorma Daniel Lünenbürger ; On the instrumentation of melody lines in Sibelius' early orchestral works (1892-94) / Charris Efthimiou ; Indication of articulation and accentuation in Sibelius' notation, sources and background / Pekka Helasvuo -- Analytical essays. Uncofirmed pastoral topic and denial of threat in the slow movement of Sibelius' First symphony / Lauri Suurpää ; Sibelius' sketches for the violin concerto / Timo Virtanen ; Sibelius' revision of the first movement of the Violin concerto : strengthening tonal structure, removing tonal clichés / Olli Väisälä
Summary In 2015, at the 150th anniversary of Jean Sibelius' birth, research about his music and personality is more active than ever. Recent discoveries about the musical, literary, artistic, political, and social life around him have decisively widened the scope of scholarly discussion. As part of the anniversary celebrations, a great number of Sibelius scholars gathered in Hämeenlinna, his birth town, for a conference leading up to his birthday on December 8. This volume draws upon the most current achievements of Sibelius research. It brings together the diverse - and sometimes even divergent - view
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes "A number of Sibelius scholars gathered together in his home town, Hämeenlinna, for a four-day conference leading up to his birthday on December 8 : the Sixth International Jean Sibelius Conference."--Page x
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Subject Sibelius, Jean, 1865-1957 -- Influence -- Congresses
SUBJECT Sibelius, Jean, 1865-1957 fast
Sibelius, Jean 1865-1957 gnd
Subject Music.
Literature & literary studies.
MUSIC -- Genres & Styles -- Classical.
MUSIC -- Reference.
Influence (Literary, artistic, etc.)
Genre/Form proceedings (reports)
Conference papers and proceedings
Conference papers and proceedings.
Actes de congrès.
Form Electronic book
Author Grimley, Daniel M., editor.
Howell, Tim, editor.
Murtomäki, Veijo, editor.
Virtanen, Timo, 1965- editor.
Sibelius Birth Town Foundation
International Jean Sibelius Conference (6th : 2015 : Hämeenlinna, Finland)
ISBN 152750087X