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Adolf Georg Wiedersheim-Paul (6 January 1863 – 30 September 1943) was a Swedish writer of novels and plays.
Aino Ackté (originally Achte; 23 April 18768 August 1944) was a Finnish soprano.
Aino Sibelius (née Järnefelt; 10 August 1871 – 8 June 1969) was the wife of Finnish composer Jean Sibelius.
Ainola, meaning "Aino's place", was the home of the composer Jean Sibelius, his wife Aino and their family from the autumn of 1904 until 1972.
Akseli Gallen-Kallela (26 April 1865 – 7 March 1931) was a Finnish painter who is best known for his illustrations of the Kalevala, the Finnish national epic (illustration, below).
Albert Ernst Anton Becker (13 June 1834 – 10 January 1899) was a German composer and conductor of the Romantic period.
Alex Ross (born 1968) is an American music critic.
August Alexander Järnefelt (2 April 1833 – 15 April 1896) was a Finnish general, topographist, governor and senator.
AllMusic (previously known as All Music Guide or AMG) is an online music guide.
Andante Festivo is a single-movement composition by Jean Sibelius, originally scored for string quartet in 1922.
Josef Anton Bruckner was an Austrian composer, organist, and music theorist best known for his symphonies, masses, Te Deum and motets.
Edvard Armas Järnefelt (14 August 1869 – 23 June 1958), was a Finnish conductor and composer, who achieved some minor success with his orchestral works Berceuse and Praeludium.
Sir Arnold Edward Trevor Bax (8 November 1883 – 3 October 1953) was an English composer, poet, and author.
Arnold Franz Walter Schoenberg or Schönberg (13 September 187413 July 1951) was an Austrian-American composer, music theorist, teacher, writer, and painter.
Arthur Eckersley Butterworth, (4 August 1923 – 20 November 2014) was an English composer, conductor, trumpeter and teacher.
Arvid Järnefelt (16 November 1861 in Saint Petersburg, Russian Empire – 27 December 1932 in Helsinki, Finland) was a Finnish judge and writer.
Yrjö Aulis Uramo Blomstedt (28 February 1906, Jyväskylä – 21 December 1979, Espoo) was a Finnish architect and professor of architecture at the Helsinki University of Technology.
An auto-da-fé or auto-de-fé (from Portuguese auto da fé, meaning "act of faith") was the ritual of public penance of condemned heretics and apostates that took place when the Spanish Inquisition, Portuguese Inquisition or the Mexican Inquisition had decided their punishment, followed by the execution by the civil authorities of the sentences imposed.
Basil Cameron, CBE (18 August 1884 – 26 June 1975) was an English conductor.
The Battle of Helsinki was a 1918 Finnish Civil War battle, fought in 12–13 April between the German troops and Finnish Whites against the Finnish Reds in Helsinki, Finland.
Béla Viktor János Bartók (25 March 1881 – 26 September 1945) was a Hungarian composer, pianist and an ethnomusicologist.
Belshazzar's Feast (Belsazars gästabud), Op.
The Berlin Philharmonic (Berliner Philharmoniker) is a German orchestra based in Berlin.
The Berliner Börsen-Courier (Berlin stock exchange courier, BBC) was a German left-liberal daily newspaper published from 1868 to 1933.
Birmingham is a city and metropolitan borough in the West Midlands, England, with an estimated population of 1,101,360, making it the second most populous city of England and the United Kingdom.
Cambridge University Press (CUP) is the publishing business of the University of Cambridge.
Cecil Gray (1895–1951) was a Scottish music critic and composer.
Chamber music is a form of classical music that is composed for a small group of instruments—traditionally a group that could fit in a palace chamber or a large room.
A choir (also known as a quire, chorale or chorus) is a musical ensemble of singers.
Christian Sibelius (28 March 1869 in Hämeenlinna – 2 July 1922 in Helsinki) was a Finnish doctor and professor of psychiatry.
Achille-Claude Debussy (22 August 1862 – 25 March 1918) was a French composer.
Leonard Constant Lambert (23 August 190521 August 1951) was a British composer, conductor, and author.
D major (or the key of D) is a major scale based on D, consisting of the pitches D, E, sharp, G, A, B, and sharp.
Darmstadt is a city in the state of Hesse in Germany, located in the southern part of the Rhine-Main-Area (Frankfurt Metropolitan Region).
Dictionary.com is an online dictionary whose domain was first registered on May 14, 1995.
Dmitri Dmitriyevich Shostakovich (Дми́трий Дми́триевич Шостако́вич|Dmitriy Dmitrievich Shostakovich,; 9 August 1975) was a Russian composer and pianist.
Don Giovanni (K. 527; complete title: Il dissoluto punito, ossia il Don Giovanni, literally The Rake Punished, namely Don Giovanni or The Libertine Punished) is an opera in two acts with music by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and Italian libretto by Lorenzo Da Ponte.
Don Juan, Op. 20, is a tone poem in E major for large orchestra written by the German composer Richard Strauss in 1888.
Dorian mode or Doric mode can refer to three very different but interrelated subjects: one of the Ancient Greek harmoniai (characteristic melodic behaviour, or the scale structure associated with it), one of the medieval musical modes, or, most commonly, one of the modern modal diatonic scales, corresponding to the white notes from D to D, or any transposition of this.
Eastern Uusimaa (Itä-Uusimaa; Östra Nyland) was a region in Finland, until it was consolidated with the region of Uusimaa on January 1, 2011.
Edition Wilhelm Hansen is a Danish music publishing company founded in 1857 by Wilhelm Hansen.
Edvard Hagerup Grieg (15 June 18434 September 1907) was a Norwegian composer and pianist.
Eero Haapalainen (27 October 1880 – 27 November 1937) was a Finnish politician, trade unionist and journalist, who was one of the most prominent figures of the Finnish socialist movement in the first two decades of the 1900s.
Erik (Eero) Nikolai Järnefelt (8 November 1863 in Vyborg – 15 November 1937 in Helsinki) was a Finnish painter and art professor.
Eino Leino (6 July 1878 – 10 January 1926) was a Finnish poet and journalist and is considered one of the pioneers of Finnish poetry.
Einojuhani Rautavaara (9 October 1928 – 27 July 2016) was a Finnish composer of classical music.
Elisabeth Järnefelt née Clodt von Jürgensburg (11 January 1839 in Saint Petersburg, Russian Empire – 3 February 1929 in Helsinki, Finland) was a Finnish salonist, known as "the mother of Finnish art and culture".
Emil Wikström (April 13, 1864 in Turku – September 26, 1942) was a Finnish sculptor.
Emmy Charlotta Achté née Strömer (1850–1924) was an operatic mezzo-soprano, the first prima donna of the Finnish Opera.
En saga (English translation: A fairy tale or A saga) is a tone poem written by the Finnish composer Jean Sibelius in 1892.
Erik Werner Tawaststjerna (10 October 1916 – 22 January 1993) was a Finnish musicologist who also worked as a pianist, pedagogue, and critic.
Eugene Ormandy (born Jenő Blau; November 18, 1899 – March 12, 1985) was an Hungarian-American conductor and violinist, best known for his association with the Philadelphia Orchestra, as its music director.
The euro (sign: €; code: EUR) is the official currency of the European Union.
Ferdinand David (19 June 181018 July 1873) was a German virtuoso violinist and composer.
Ferruccio Busoni (1 April 1866 – 27 July 1924) (given names: Ferruccio Dante Michelangiolo Benvenuto) was an Italian composer, pianist, conductor, editor, writer, and teacher.
The Finnish Civil War was a conflict for the leadership and control of Finland during the country's transition from a Grand Duchy of the Russian Empire to an independent state.
The Finnish government is the executive branch and cabinet of Finland, which directs the politics of Finland and is the main source of legislation proposed to the Parliament.
The Finnish markka (Suomen markka, abbreviated mk, finsk mark, currency code: FIM) was the currency of Finland from 1860 until 28 February 2002, when it ceased to be legal tender.
Various days are referred to as Flag days in Finland.
Franz Liszt (Liszt Ferencz, in modern usage Liszt Ferenc;Liszt's Hungarian passport spelt his given name as "Ferencz". An orthographic reform of the Hungarian language in 1922 (which was 36 years after Liszt's death) changed the letter "cz" to simply "c" in all words except surnames; this has led to Liszt's given name being rendered in modern Hungarian usage as "Ferenc". From 1859 to 1867 he was officially Franz Ritter von Liszt; he was created a Ritter (knight) by Emperor Francis Joseph I in 1859, but never used this title of nobility in public. The title was necessary to marry the Princess Carolyne zu Sayn-Wittgenstein without her losing her privileges, but after the marriage fell through, Liszt transferred the title to his uncle Eduard in 1867. Eduard's son was Franz von Liszt. 22 October 181131 July 1886) was a prolific 19th-century Hungarian composer, virtuoso pianist, conductor, music teacher, arranger, organist, philanthropist, author, nationalist and a Franciscan tertiary during the Romantic era.
Freemasonry or Masonry consists of fraternal organisations that trace their origins to the local fraternities of stonemasons, which from the end of the fourteenth century regulated the qualifications of stonemasons and their interaction with authorities and clients.
Gloucester is a city and district in Gloucestershire, England, of which it is the county town.
The Grand Duchy of Finland (Suomen suuriruhtinaskunta, Storfurstendömet Finland, Великое княжество Финляндское,; literally Grand Principality of Finland) was the predecessor state of modern Finland.
Sir Granville Ransome Bantock (7 August 186816 October 1946) was a British composer of classical music.
Greek mythology is the body of myths and teachings that belong to the ancient Greeks, concerning their gods and heroes, the nature of the world, and the origins and significance of their own cult and ritual practices.
Gustav Mahler (7 July 1860 – 18 May 1911) was an Austro-Bohemian late-Romantic composer, and one of the leading conductors of his generation.
Hal Leonard Corporation is a United States music publishing and distribution company founded in Winona, Minnesota, by Harold "Hal" Edstrom, his brother, Everett "Leonard" Edstrom, and fellow musician Roger Busdicker.
Hanko (Hangö) is a bilingual port town and municipality on the south coast of Finland, west of Helsinki.
Harper Perennial is a paperback imprint of the publishing house HarperCollins Publishers.
Hämeenlinna (Tavastehus) is a city and municipality of about inhabitants in the heart of the historical province of Häme in the south of Finland.
The Hämeenlinna Normal-Lycée (Finnish - Hämeenlinnan normaalilyseo) was the first Finnish language 'Normal-Lycée' in Finland.
Head and neck cancer is a group of cancers that starts in the mouth, nose, throat, larynx, sinuses, or salivary glands.
Heino Wilhelm Daniel Kaski (21 June 1885, Pielisjärvi – 20 September 1957, Helsinki) was a Finnish composer, teacher and pianist.
The Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra (Finnish: Helsingin kaupunginorkesteri, Swedish: Helsingfors stadsorkester) is a Finnish orchestra based in Helsinki.
The Helsinki Stock Exchange (Helsingin Pörssi, Helsingforsbörsen) is a stock exchange located in Helsinki, Finland.
Henry Edward Krehbiel (March 10, 1854 – March 20, 1923) was an American music critic and musicologist.
Sir Henry Joseph Wood (3 March 186919 August 1944) was an English conductor best known for his association with London's annual series of promenade concerts, known as the Proms.
Ida Paulina Ekman (22 April 187514 April 1942) was a Finnish soprano singer.
In Memoriam (In memory), Op.
Incidental music is music in a play, television program, radio program, video game, film, or some other presentation form that is not primarily musical.
The International Jean Sibelius Violin Competition, named after Finnish composer Jean Sibelius, is a competition for violinists up to age 30.
Intracerebral hemorrhage (ICH), also known as cerebral bleed, is a type of intracranial bleed that occurs within the brain tissue or ventricles.
Janne is a common given name in the Nordic countries.
The "Jäger March" (italic, originally "Jääkärien marssi"),, is a military march by Jean Sibelius.
Järvenpää (Träskända) is a town and municipality of Finland.
On the European continent and in all French-speaking countries, Jean, is a male name derived from the Old French Jehan.
Johann Sebastian Bach (28 July 1750) was a composer and musician of the Baroque period, born in the Duchy of Saxe-Eisenach.
Sir John Barbirolli, CH (2 December 189929 July 1970), né Giovanni Battista Barbirolli, was a British conductor and cellist.
John Gunnar Rafael Storgårds (born 20 October 1963 in Helsinki) is a Finnish violinist and conductor.
Juhani Aho, originally Johannes Brofeldt (11 September 1861 – 8 August 1921), was a Finnish author and journalist.
Jungfrun i tornet (The Maiden in the Tower) JS 101, is the only completed opera by the Finnish composer Jean Sibelius.
Jussi Jalas (June 23, 1908 – October 11, 1985) was a Finnish conductor and composer.
The Kalevala (Finnish Kalevala) is a 19th-century work of epic poetry compiled by Elias Lönnrot from Karelian and Finnish oral folklore and mythology.
Karel Halíř (1 February 185921 December 1909) was a Czech violinist who lived mainly in Germany.
Karelia (Karelian, Finnish and Estonian: Karjala; Карелия, Kareliya; Karelen), the land of the Karelian peoples, is an area in Northern Europe of historical significance for Finland, Russia, and Sweden.
Jean Sibelius's Karelia Suite, Op. 11, was written in 1893 for the Viipuri Students' Association.
Karl Goldmark (born Károly Goldmark, Keszthely, May 18, 1830 – Vienna, January 2, 1915) was a Hungarian-born Viennese composer.
Karl Muck (October 22, 1859 – March 3, 1940) was a German-born conductor of classical music.
In music theory, the key of a piece is the group of pitches, or scale, that forms the basis of a music composition in classical, Western art, and Western pop music.
King Christian II (Kung Kristian II), Op. 27, is incidental music by Jean Sibelius for the Scandinavian historical play of the same name, written by his friend Adolf Paul.
Kullervo is an ill-fated character in the Kalevala, the Finnish national epic.
Kuolema (Death) is a drama by the Finnish writer Arvid Järnefelt, first performed on 2 December 1903.
Lake Tuusula or Lake Tuusulanjärvi (Tuusulanjärvi, Tusby träsk) is a lake on the border of the municipalities of Tuusula and Järvenpää in Southern Finland.
The Lemminkäinen Suite (also called the Four Legends, or Four Legends from the Kalevala), Op.
Leopold Anthony Stokowski (18 April 188213 September 1977) was an English conductor of Polish and Irish descent.
The Cambridge Companions to Music form a book series published by Cambridge University Press.
Liverpool is a city in North West England, with an estimated population of 491,500 in 2017.
Loviisa (Lovisa) is a municipality and town of inhabitants on the southern coast of Finland.
Ludwig van Beethoven (baptised 17 December 1770Beethoven was baptised on 17 December. His date of birth was often given as 16 December and his family and associates celebrated his birthday on that date, and most scholars accept that he was born on 16 December; however there is no documentary record of his birth.26 March 1827) was a German composer and pianist.
Sir Malcolm Henry Arnold, CBE (21 October 1921 – 23 September 2006) was an English composer.
Sir Harold Malcolm Watts Sargent (29 April 1895 – 3 October 1967) was an English conductor, organist and composer widely regarded as Britain's leading conductor of choral works.
The Mariinsky Theatre (Мариинский театр, Mariinskiy Teatr, also spelled Maryinsky or Mariyinsky) is a historic theatre of opera and ballet in Saint Petersburg, Russia.
Masonic music has been defined as "music used in connection with the ritual and social functions of freemasonry".
Maxmo (Maksamaa) is a former municipality of Finland.
The Mediterranean Sea is a sea connected to the Atlantic Ocean, surrounded by the Mediterranean Basin and almost completely enclosed by land: on the north by Southern Europe and Anatolia, on the south by North Africa and on the east by the Levant.
Milan Kundera (born 1 April 1929) is a Czech-born French writer who went into exile in France in 1975, and became a naturalised French citizen in 1981.
Morton Feldman (January 12, 1926 – September 3, 1987) was an American composer.
A national epic is an epic poem or a literary work of epic scope which seeks or is believed to capture and express the essence or spirit of a particular nation; not necessarily a nation state, but at least an ethnic or linguistic group with aspirations to independence or autonomy.
National identity is one's identity or sense of belonging to one state or to one nation.
The New York Herald Tribune was a newspaper published between 1924 and 1966.
The New York Philharmonic, officially the Philharmonic-Symphony Society of New York, Inc., globally known as New York Philharmonic Orchestra (NYPO) or New York Philharmonic-Symphony Orchestra, is a symphony orchestra based in New York City in the United States.
Nicholas II or Nikolai II (r; 1868 – 17 July 1918), known as Saint Nicholas II of Russia in the Russian Orthodox Church, was the last Emperor of Russia, ruling from 1 November 1894 until his forced abdication on 15 March 1917.
The Norfolk Chamber Music Festival, hosted in Norfolk, Connecticut, is believed to be the oldest active summer music festival in North America.
In Greek mythology and, later, Roman mythology, the Oceanids or Oceanides (Ὠκεανίδες, pl.) are water nymphs who were the three thousand daughters of the Titans Oceanus and Tethys.
Edwin Olin Downes, better known as Olin Downes (January 27, 1886 – August 22, 1955), was an American music critic, known as "Sibelius's Apostle" for his championship of the music of Jean Sibelius.
The Order of the Dannebrog (Dannebrogordenen) is a Danish order of chivalry instituted in 1671 by Christian V.
Oskar Merikanto (5 August 1868, Helsinki 17 February 1924) was a Finnish musician and composer.
Oslo (rarely) is the capital and most populous city of Norway.
Pekka Halonen (23 September 1865 in Lapinlahti – 1 December 1933 in Tuusula) was a painter of Finnish landscapes and people in the national romantic style.
Pelléas et Mélisande (Pelléas och Mélisande), Op.
Phaidon is a global publisher of books on art, architecture, photography, design, performing arts, decorative arts, fashion, film, travel, and contemporary culture, as well as cookbooks and children’s books.
The Philadelphia Orchestra is an American symphony orchestra, based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
The piano is an acoustic, stringed musical instrument invented in Italy by Bartolomeo Cristofori around the year 1700 (the exact year is uncertain), in which the strings are struck by hammers.
Pizzicato (pizzicato, translated as pinched, and sometimes roughly as plucked) is a playing technique that involves plucking the strings of a string instrument.
The tone poem Pohjola's Daughter (Pohjolan tytär), Op. 49, was composed by the Finnish composer Jean Sibelius in 1906.
Princeton University Press is an independent publisher with close connections to Princeton University.
The Prose Edda, also known as the Younger Edda, Snorri's Edda (Snorra Edda) or, historically, simply as Edda, is an Old Norse work of literature written in Iceland in the early 13th century.
A psychiatrist is a physician who specializes in psychiatry, the branch of medicine devoted to the diagnosis, prevention, study, and treatment of mental disorders.
The Pulitzer Prize is an award for achievements in newspaper, magazine and online journalism, literature, and musical composition in the United States.
Ralph Vaughan Williams (12 October 1872– 26 August 1958) was an English composer.
Rapallo (Rapallu) is a municipality in the Metropolitan City of Genoa, located in the Liguria region of northern Italy.
Gustav Adolf Joachim Rüdiger Graf von der Goltz (8 December 1865 – 4 November 1946) was a German army general during the First World War.
The Red Guards (Punakaarti, Röda gardet) were a paramilitary units of the Finnish labour movement in the early 1900s.
René Leibowitz (17 February 1913 – 29 August 1972) was a Polish, later naturalised French, composer, conductor, music theorist and teacher.
Richard Georg Strauss (11 June 1864 – 8 September 1949) was a leading German composer of the late Romantic and early modern eras.
Wilhelm Richard Wagner (22 May 181313 February 1883) was a German composer, theatre director, polemicist, and conductor who is chiefly known for his operas (or, as some of his later works were later known, "music dramas").
Robert Fuchs (15 February 184719 February 1927) was an Austrian composer and music teacher.
Robert Kajanus (Helsinki, 2 December 1856 – Helsinki, 6 July 1933) was a Finnish conductor, composer and teacher.
Robert Wilfred Levick Simpson (2 March 1921 – 21 November 1997) was an English composer and long-serving BBC producer and broadcaster.
Romantic music is a period of Western classical music that began in the late 18th or early 19th century.
The Royal Danish Theatre (RDT, Danish: Det Kongelige Teater) is both the national Danish performing arts institution and a name used to refer to its old purpose-built venue from 1874 located on Kongens Nytorv in Copenhagen.
The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra (RPO), based in London, was formed by Sir Thomas Beecham in 1946.
The Russian Empire (Российская Империя) or Russia was an empire that existed across Eurasia and North America from 1721, following the end of the Great Northern War, until the Republic was proclaimed by the Provisional Government that took power after the February Revolution of 1917.
The Russian Revolution was a pair of revolutions in Russia in 1917 which dismantled the Tsarist autocracy and led to the rise of the Soviet Union.
The policy of Russification of Finland (Finnish: sortokaudet/sortovuodet - times/years of oppression) was a governmental policy of the Russian Empire aimed at limiting the special status of the Grand Duchy of Finland and possibly the termination of its political autonomy and cultural uniqueness in 1899–1905 and in 1908–1917.
Salome, Op. 54, is an opera in one act by Richard Strauss to a German libretto by the composer, based on Hedwig Lachmann's German translation of the French play Salomé by Oscar Wilde.
Benno Aleksander (Santeri) Levas (till 1936 Lehmann; 8 February 1899 – 10 March 1987) was a Finnish writer and photographer, best known for his books on the composer Jean Sibelius.
Sarajevo (see names in other languages) is the capital and largest city of Bosnia and Herzegovina, with a population of 275,524 in its current administrative limits.
Serge Alexandrovich KoussevitzkyKoussevitzky's original Russian forename is usually transliterated into English as either "Sergei" or "Sergey"; however, he himself adopted the French spelling "Serge", using it in his signature.
The Sibelius Academy (Taideyliopisto Sibelius-Akatemia, Konstuniversitetets Sibelius-Akademi) is part of the University of the Arts Helsinki and a university-level music school which operates in Helsinki and Kuopio, Finland.
The Sibelius Hall (Sibeliustalo) is a concert hall in Lahti, Finland, named after the composer Jean Sibelius.
The Sibelius Monument (Sibelius-monumentti; Sibeliusmonumentet) by Eila Hiltunen is dedicated to the Finnish composer Jean Sibelius (1865–1957).
Sibelius Museum is a museum of music named after the Finnish composer Jean Sibelius located close to Turku Cathedral in the historical city centre of Turku in south-western Finland.
The Sibelius Society of Finland (Sibelius-Seura ry, Sibelius-Samfundet rf) is a society in Finland dedicated to the music of the Finnish composer Jean Sibelius.
Sonata form (also sonata-allegro form or first movement form) is a musical structure consisting of three main sections: an exposition, a development, and a recapitulation.
Spring Song (in Swedish, Vårsång) is a tone poem composed in 1894 by the Finnish composer Jean Sibelius.
The is a German orchestra and the resident orchestra of the Berlin State Opera.
The Swedish-speaking population of Finland (whose members are often called Swedish-speaking Finns, Finland-Swedes, Finland Swedes, Finnish Swedes, or Swedes of Finland—see below; finlandssvenskar; suomenruotsalaiset; the term Swedo-Finnish—finlandssvensk; suomenruotsalainen—can be used as an attribute) is a linguistic minority in Finland.
A symphonic poem or tone poem is a piece of orchestral music, usually in a single continuous movement, which illustrates or evokes the content of a poem, short story, novel, painting, landscape, or other (non-musical) source.
The Symphony in G minor was the only completed symphony written by Ernest John Moeran.
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Symphony No. 7 in C major, Op. 105, was the final published symphony of the Finnish composer, Jean Sibelius.
Jean Sibelius's Symphony No.
Tapio is an East Finnish forest spirit or god in Finnish and Norse mythology, who figures prominently in the Kalevala.
Tapiola (literally, "Realm of Tapio"), Op. 112, is a tone poem by the Finnish composer Jean Sibelius, written in 1926 on a commission from Walter Damrosch for the New York Philharmonic Society.
In musical terminology, tempo ("time" in Italian; plural: tempi) is the speed or pace of a given piece.
The Bard, Op. 64, is a brief tone poem for orchestra composed in 1913 by Finnish composer Jean Sibelius.
The Dryad (Dryaden), Op.
The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians is an encyclopedic dictionary of music and musicians.
The New York Times (sometimes abbreviated as The NYT or The Times) is an American newspaper based in New York City with worldwide influence and readership.
The Oceanides (Finnish title: Aallottaret, translated to English as Nymphs of the Waves or Spirits of the Waves; original working title Rondeau der Wellen; in English, Rondo of the Waves), Op. 73, is a single-movement tone poem for orchestra written in by the Finnish composer Jean Sibelius.
The Swan of Tuonela (Tuonelan joutsen) is an 1895 tone poem by the Finnish composer Jean Sibelius.
The Tempest is a play by William Shakespeare, believed to have been written in 1610–1611, and thought by many critics to be the last play that Shakespeare wrote alone.
The Tempest (Stormen), Op. 109, is incidental music to Shakespeare's The Tempest, by Jean Sibelius.
The Wood Nymph (Swedish title: Skogsrået; subtitled ballade pour l'orchestre), Op. 15, is a programmatic tone poem for orchestra composed in 1894 and 1895 by the Finnish composer Jean Sibelius.
Thea Musgrave CBE (born 27 May 1928) is a Scottish composer of opera and classical music.
Theodor W. Adorno (born Theodor Ludwig Wiesengrund; September 11, 1903 – August 6, 1969) was a German philosopher, sociologist, and composer known for his critical theory of society.
Sir Thomas Beecham, 2nd Baronet, CH (29 April 18798 March 1961) was an English conductor and impresario best known for his association with the London Philharmonic and the Royal Philharmonic orchestras.
Worcester cathedral Gloucester cathedral The Three Choirs Festival is a music festival held annually at the end of July, rotating among the cathedrals of the Three Counties (Hereford, Gloucester and Worcester) and originally featuring their three choirs, which remain central to the week-long programme.
Tim Page (born October 11, 1954) is a writer, editor, music critic, producer and professor.
The Tolstoyan movement is a social movement based on the philosophical and religious views of Russian novelist Leo Tolstoy (1828–1910).
Turku (Åbo) is a city on the southwest coast of Finland at the mouth of the Aura River, in the region of Southwest Finland.
Typhoid fever, also known simply as typhoid, is a bacterial infection due to ''Salmonella'' typhi that causes symptoms.
The University of Helsinki (Helsingin yliopisto, Helsingfors universitet, Universitas Helsingiensis, abbreviated UH) is a university located in Helsinki, Finland since 1829, but was founded in the city of Turku (in Swedish Åbo) in 1640 as the Royal Academy of Åbo, at that time part of the Swedish Empire.
Vaasa (Vasa) is a city on the west coast of Finland.
Valse triste (Sad Waltz), Op.
Veneen luominen (The Building of the Boat) is an unfinished composition by Jean Sibelius.
The Viipuri Province (Viipurin lääni, commonly abbreviated Vpl, Viborgs län or Wiborgs län) was a province of Finland from 1812 to 1945.
Abraham Viktor Rydberg (18 December 1828 in Jönköping21 September 1895 in Djursholm) was a Swedish writer and a member of the Swedish Academy, 1877–1895.
Felix Mendelssohn's Violin Concerto in E minor, Op. 64, is his last large orchestral work.
The Violin Concerto in D minor, Op. 47, was written by Jean Sibelius in 1904, revised in 1905.
Virgil Thomson (November 25, 1896September 30, 1989) was an American composer and critic.
Walter Johannes Damrosch (January 30, 1862 – December 22, 1950) was a German-born American conductor and composer.
The White Guard or Civil Guard (lit. protection corps) was a voluntary militia that emerged victorious over the socialist Red Guard as a part of the Whites in the Finnish Civil War of 1918.
William Shakespeare (26 April 1564 (baptised)—23 April 1616) was an English poet, playwright and actor, widely regarded as both the greatest writer in the English language, and the world's pre-eminent dramatist.
Sir William Turner Walton, OM (29 March 19028 March 1983) was an English composer.
World War I (often abbreviated as WWI or WW1), also known as the First World War, the Great War, or the War to End All Wars, was a global war originating in Europe that lasted from 28 July 1914 to 11 November 1918.
Yale University is an American private Ivy League research university in New Haven, Connecticut.
1405 Sibelius, provisional designation, is a stony Florian asteroid from the inner regions of the asteroid belt, approximately 8 kilometers in diameter.
20th-century classical music describes art music that was written nominally from 1901 to 2000.
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