Jean Sibelius
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1865-12-08
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Jean Sibelius

Jean Sibelius Biography (Wikipedia)

Jean Sibelius (Swedish pronunciation ), born Johan Julius Christian Sibelius (8 December 1865 – 20 September 1957), 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 identity during its struggle for independence from Russia.

The core of his oeuvre is his set of seven symphonies, which, like his other major works, are regularly performed and recorded in his home country and internationally. His other best-known compositions are Finlandia, the Karelia Suite, Valse triste, the Violin Concerto, the choral symphony Kullervo, and The Swan of Tuonela (from the Lemminkäinen Suite). Other works include pieces inspired by nature, Nordic mythology, and the Finnish national epic, the Kalevala, over a hundred songs for voice and piano, incidental music for numerous plays, the opera Jungfrun i tornet (The Maiden in the Tower), chamber music, piano music, Masonic ritual music, and 21 publications of choral music.

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Jean Sibelius Performances & Interviews


Jean Sibelius Tracks

Jean Sibelius
Karelia - suite Op.11
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Karelia - suite Op.11

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Valse Triste
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Valse Triste
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Symphony No 1
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Symphony No 1
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The Swan of Tuonela (Lemminkainen Suite)
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The Swan of Tuonela (Lemminkainen Suite)
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Rakastava (The Lover), Op 14
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Rakastava (The Lover), Op 14

Rakastava (The Lover), Op 14

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Pirkko Tornqvist-Paakkanen
Jouni Kuorikoski
Jean Sibelius
Karelia Suite (Intermezzo)
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Karelia Suite (Intermezzo)
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Symphony No. 3
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Symphony No. 3
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Valse triste
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Valse triste
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Symphony No 4 in A minor, Op 63
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Symphony No 4 in A minor, Op 63
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Finlandia Op.26 for orchestra
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Finlandia Op.26 for orchestra
Jean Sibelius
10 Pensées lyriques for piano, Op 40
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10 Pensées lyriques for piano, Op 40
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Finlandia, Op 26
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Finlandia, Op 26
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Rakastava - suite for string orchestra (Op.14)
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Rakastava - suite for string orchestra (Op.14)
Jean Sibelius
Valse, Op 81 No 3 (Five Pieces for violin and piano)
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Valse, Op 81 No 3 (Five Pieces for violin and piano)
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Violin Concerto (2nd mvt)
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Violin Concerto (2nd mvt)
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Karelia Suite (Alla marcia)
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Karelia Suite (Alla marcia)
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Nocturne (Belshazzar's Feast)
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Nocturne (Belshazzar's Feast)
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Flickan kom ifran sin alsklings mote, Op.37 No.5
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Flickan kom ifran sin alsklings mote, Op.37 No.5
Jean Sibelius
Varen flyktar hastigt, Op. 13 No.4
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Varen flyktar hastigt, Op. 13 No.4
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Pohjola's Daughter, Op. 49
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Pohjola's Daughter, Op. 49
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Symphony no 6 in D minor, Op 104
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Symphony no 6 in D minor, Op 104
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Pelleas et Melisande - incidental music Op.46; no.1. At the castle gate
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Pelleas et Melisande - incidental music Op.46; no.1. At the castle gate
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Ballad (Karelia suite, Op 11)
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Ballad (Karelia suite, Op 11)

Ballad (Karelia suite, Op 11)

Orchestra
Baltic Sea Youth Philharmonic
Jean Sibelius
Symphony No. 5 in E flat, op. 82
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Symphony No. 5 in E flat, op. 82
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Violin Concerto in D minor, Op 47 (1st mvt)
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Violin Concerto in D minor, Op 47 (1st mvt)
Jean Sibelius
Andante Festivo
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Andante Festivo
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Karelia Suite, Op.11
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Karelia Suite, Op.11
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Serenade No 1 in D major, Op 69a
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Serenade No 1 in D major, Op 69a

Serenade No 1 in D major, Op 69a

Performer
Judy Kang
Conductor
Jean-François Rivest
Jean Sibelius
Sav, sav, susa, Op.36 No.4
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Sav, sav, susa, Op.36 No.4
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Berceuse
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Berceuse
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Dance Idyll
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Dance Idyll
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Souvenir
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Souvenir
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Koulutie, JS112 (The Way To School)
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Koulutie, JS112 (The Way To School)
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En Saga
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En Saga
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Humoresque in G minor, Op.89 no.3
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Humoresque in G minor, Op.89 no.3
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Finlandia, Op 26
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Finlandia, Op 26
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Symphony no. 5 in E flat major Op.82
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Symphony no. 5 in E flat major Op.82
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Symphony no. 6 (Op.104) in D minor, 3rd movement
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Symphony no. 6 (Op.104) in D minor, 3rd movement

Symphony no. 6 (Op.104) in D minor, 3rd movement

Performer
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, Simon Rattle (conductor)
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Suite mignonne, Op.98'1
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Suite mignonne, Op.98'1
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5 Songs Op.37 (no.1; Svarta rosor)
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5 Songs Op.37 (no.1; Svarta rosor)
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5 Songs Op.37 (no.5; Flickan kom ifran sin)
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5 Songs Op.37 (no.5; Flickan kom ifran sin)
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Symphony No.7
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Symphony No.7
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Belshazzar's Feast- Oriental Procession
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Belshazzar's Feast- Oriental Procession
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Valse Triste
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Valse Triste
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Impromptu in B minor, Op.5 no.5
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Impromptu in B minor, Op.5 no.5
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Symphony No. 1 in E minor, Op. 39 - Scherzo
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Symphony No. 1 in E minor, Op. 39 - Scherzo
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Past BBC Events

Proms 2018: Prom 20: Ten Pieces Prom
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Royal Albert Hall
2018-07-29T08:31:40
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2018
Proms 2018: Prom 20: Ten Pieces Prom

Proms 2018: Prom 20: Ten Pieces Prom

Royal Albert Hall
Proms 2018: Prom 19: Ten Pieces Prom
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Royal Albert Hall
2018-07-29T08:31:40
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29
Jul
2018
Proms 2018: Prom 19: Ten Pieces Prom

Proms 2018: Prom 19: Ten Pieces Prom

Royal Albert Hall

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