The Cambridge Companion to Sibelius

Cambridge Companions to Music

Boek (softcover)

Item no.770994
EditorDaniel M. Grimley
Scope294 pages; 17.5 × 24.7 cm
Release year2004
Publisher/ProducerCambridge University Press
Producer No.9780521894609
43.20 €
Delivery time approx. 1–2 weeks.
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An accessible and vivid introduction to life and music of Finland's greatest composer.


  • 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