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The Cambridge Companion to Sibelius




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Genere:Libro
Lingua: Inglese
Pubblicazione: 02/2004





Note Editore

Jean Sibelius has gradually emerged as one of the most striking and influential figures in twentieth-century music, yet his work is only just beginning to receive the critical attention that its importance deserves. This Companion provides an accessible and vivid account of Sibelius's work in its historical and cultural context. Leading international scholars, from Finland, the United States and the UK, examine Sibelius's music from a range of critical perspectives, including nationalism, eroticism and the exotic, music and landscape, reception and musical influence. There are also chapters on recording and interpretation that offer fascinating insights into the performance of Sibelius's work. The book includes much material, drawing on scholarship, as well as providing a comprehensive introduction to Sibelius's major musical achievements.




Sommario

Introduction Daniel M. Grimley; Part I. Forging a Voice: Perspectives on Sibelius Biography: 1. The national nomposer and the idea of Finnishness Matti Huttunen; 2. Vienna and the genesis of Jean Sibelius's Kullervo: 'Durchführung zum Teufel!' Glenda Dawn Goss; Part II. Musical Works: 3. The early symphonies: pastoral idylls, erotic anxieties and heroic subjectivities Stephen Downes; 4. The genesis of the violin concerto Jukka Tiilikainen; 5. The later symphonies Arnold Whittall; 6. 'Finlandia Awakens!': Sibelius and Finlandia James Hepokoski; 7. The tone poems: genre, landscape and structural perspective Daniel M. Grimley; 8. Finnish Modern: love, sex, and style in Sibelius's songs Jeffrey Kallberg; 9. Sibelius the miniaturist Veijo Murtomäki; Part III. Influence and Reception: 10. The Finnish legacy: sub umbra Sibelii Ilkka Oramo; 11. Sibelius in Germany: Wahrhaftigkeit beyond Allnatur Tomi Mäkelä; 12. Sibelius in Britain Peter Franklin; 13. Sibelius and contemporary music Julian Anderson; Part IV. Interpreting Sibelius: 14. Different kinds of fidelity: interpreting Sibelius on record Bethany Lowe; 15. Interpreting Sibelius Sir Colin Davis and Osmo Vänskä in conversation with Daniel M. Grimley Sir Colin Davis, Osmo Vänskä and Daniel M. Grimley.




Prefazione

This Companion provides an accessible and vivid introduction to the life and music of Finland's greatest composer, Jean Sibelius. Placed in a wide perspective and considering the works themselves, their performance, reception and influence, Sibelius emerges as one of the most striking and individual figures in twentieth-century music.




Trama

Provides an accessible, vivid and up-to-date introduction to life and music of Finland's greatest composer.




Autore

Daniel Grimley is a Lecturer in music at the University of Nottingham. He is coeditor of The Cambridge Companion to Elgar (forthcoming), and has written articles on the music of Carl Nielsen in Music Analysis and The Musical Quarterly. Current projects include books on Grieg and on landscape in Nordic Music, 1890–1930.







Altre Informazioni

ISBN:

9780521894609

Condizione: Nuovo
Collana: Cambridge Companions to Music
Dimensioni: 247 x 15 x 175 mm Ø 490 gr
Formato: Brossura
Illustration Notes:3 b/w illus. 57 music examples
Pagine Arabe: 294






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