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Aulis Sallinen

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Aulis Sallinen (born April 9, 1935 in Salmi) is a Finnish contemporary classical music composer. His music has been variously described as "remorselessly harsh", a "beautifully crafted amalgam of several 20th-century styles", and "neo-romantic". Sallinen studied at the Sibelius Academy, ...

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Biography

Aulis Sallinen (born April 9, 1935 in Salmi) is a Finnish contemporary classical music composer. His music has been variously described as "remorselessly harsh", a "beautifully crafted amalgam of several 20th-century styles", and "neo-romantic". Sallinen studied at the Sibelius Academy, where his teachers included Joonas Kokkonen. He has had works commissioned by the Kronos Quartet, and has also written 6 operas, 8 symphonies, concertos for violin, cello, flute, horn and English horn as well as several chamber works. He won the Nordic Council Music Prize in 1978 for his opera Ratsumies (The Horseman).

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Quartet no. 3 Op.19 (Aspects of Peltoniemi Hintrik's funeral march) for strings
Quartet no. 3 Op.19 (Aspects of Peltoniemi Hintrik's funeral march) for strings
Quartet no. 3 Op.19 (Aspects of Peltoniemi Hintrik's funeral march) for strings
Performer
Dahlkvist Quartet & Aulis Sallinen
Introduction and Tango Overture Op.74b for piano and strings
Introduction and Tango Overture Op.74b for piano and strings
Introduction and Tango Overture Op.74b for piano and strings
Composer
Vintern var hard [Winter was hard] Op.20 for chorus
Vintern var hard [Winter was hard] Op.20 for chorus
Vintern var hard [Winter was hard] Op.20 for chorus
Composer
Kullervo - opera in 2 acts
Kullervo - opera in 2 acts
Punainen viiva [The Red Line] Op.2
Punainen viiva [The Red Line] Op.2
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