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Before the Silence

Save for a scattering of miniatures and occasional pieces, Sibelius wrote no major compositions after 1926, although he lived for three more decades. Donald Macleod reflects on Sibelius's final works before his legendary period of silence.

1 hour

Last on

Fri 23 Aug 2013 18:30

Music Played

  • Jean Sibelius

    Tapiola

    Performer: Philharmonia Orchestra Performer: Vladimir Ashkenazy

    • Decca 411 935 2.
  • Jean Sibelius

    Vainon Virsi

    Performer: Estonia National Symphony Orchestra Peformer: Paavo Järvi

    • Virgin 5 45589 2.
  • Jean Sibelius

    Symphony no 7

    Performer: Wiener Philharmoniker Performer: Leonard Bernstein

    • DG 474 936 2.
    • 5.

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