BeschreibungAn accessible and vivid introduction to life and music of Finland's greatest composer.
InhaltsverzeichnisIntroduction 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: 'Durchfuhrung 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 Murtomaki; Part III. Influence and Reception: 10. The Finnish legacy: sub umbra Sibelii Ilkka Oramo; 11. Sibelius in Germany: Wahrhaftigkeit beyond Allnatur Tomi Makela; 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 Vanska in conversation with Daniel M. Grimley Sir Colin Davis, Osmo Vanska and Daniel M. Grimley.
PortraitDaniel 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.
Pressestimmen'There are so many points of interest between these covers ... this is essential reading for Sibelians, a magnificent and illuminating volume - and congratulations are in order on the elegant appearance of the volume and its eminently moderate price.' International Record Review 'This superb, immaculately produced Cambridge Companion, with dozens of music examples, is among the best in the series and may be confidently recommended as essential reading.' Classical Music '... a series of first-class essays on an admirably wide range of topics ... for Sibelius buffs it's absolutely fascinating: packed with new ways of looking at things, and containing a fair few surprises.' The Musical Times 'Books on Sibelius appear infrequently, so a substantial academic study of this kind - 15 essays by various different writers on various aspects of the composer's work - is particularly welcome. This superb, immaculately produced Cambridge Companion, with dozens of music examples, is among the best in the series and may be confidently recommended as essential reading.' Classical Music 'A serious yet largely accessible collection, it has no airs and graces ... Plenty to inform, enthuse and stimulate. Well structured and user-friendly.' Music Web International
Untertitel: 'Cambridge Companions to Music'. New. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: CAMBRIDGE UNIV PR
Erscheinungsdatum: April 2004
Seitenanzahl: 294 Seiten