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Einojuhani Rautavaara
Einojuhani Rautavaara (Finnish pronunciation: [ˈei̯nojuɦɑni ˈrɑu̯tɑʋɑːrɑ]; 9 October 1928 – 27 July 2016) was a Finnish composer of classical music. He is among the most notable Finnish composers since Jean Sibelius (1865–1957). ...
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Leevi Madetoja
Leevi Antti Madetoja (17 February 1887, Oulu – 6 October 1947, Helsinki) was a Finnish composer, music critic, conductor, and teacher of the late-Romantic and early-modern periods; he is generally considered to be among the mos...
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Jean Sibelius
Jean Sibelius was a Finnish composer and violinist of the late Romantic and early-modern periods. He is widely recognized as his country's greatest composer and, through his music, is often credited with having helped Finland t...
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Uuno Klami
Uuno (Kalervo) Klami (20 September 1900 – 29 May 1961) was a Finnish composer. He was born in Virolahti. Many of his works are related to the Kalevala. He was influenced by French and Spanish music, and especially by Maurice ...
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Osmo Tapio Räihälä
Osmo Tapio Everton Räihälä (born January 15, 1964; name sometimes spelled without umlauts) is a Finnish composer of contemporary music. He has mainly written instrumental music for various chamber music line-ups, five concertos...
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Aulis Sallinen
Aulis Sallinen (born 9 April 1935) is a Finnish contemporary classical music composer. His music has been variously described as "remorselessly harsh", a "beautifully crafted amalgam of several 20th-century styles", and "neo-ro...
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... The author introduces the Finnish popular music genre known as iskelmä, which is the focus of "Finnish Music Quarterly" issue 2, 2009. ...
... "A Century of Finnish Chamber Music. Live from the Kuhmo Festival," featuring music from the 1999 ... and 2001 Finnish Chamber Music Festival held in Kuhmo, is reviewed (Ondine, 6CD). ...
... In an editorial, the plans are discussed to build the new Helsinki Music Centre in Finland ... . Effects of such a project on Finnish press, Finnish architecture, and Finnish technological clusters is also briefly mentioned. ...
... Provides commentary on the role of composers in the Finnish music scene and laments the importance ... of music festivals in establishing a composer's career. Criticizes the Finnish music scene for not ... suggests that preconceived notions play too important a role in the minds of audiences and critics who judge new Finnish music. ...
... Svang's latest recording of Finnish tango, Balkan music and other types of Finnish music is reviewed. ...
... international vogue. Rautavaara's rise parallels a general revitalization of Finnish music that has ... breathed new life into Finnish opera, vocal music, and traditional instruments. ... Finnish composer Einojuhani Rautavaara has only recently received popular recognition for a ...
... Premieres set for the fall of 2011 by Finnish musicians or performances of Finnish compositions are highlighted. ...
... "After Sibelius: Studies in Finnish Music," by Tim Howell, is reviewed (Ashgate, 2006). It is the ... first scholarly general treatise in English focusing on Finnish musical modernism and contemporary music. ...
... A recording of historical Finnish organ music is reviewed. ...
... on music in the National Library of Finland, the Finnish Literature Society archive, and the Finnish Jazz and Pop Archive. ...
... In the third article of a series, the music scene in Finland during the 1920s and 1930s is ... major musicians' associations were founded, and the Finnish Broadcasting Company became a leading ... as the Finnish National Opera. Photographs and illustrations are included. ...
... Presents a brief profile of the Finnish Institute of Recorded Sound, a non-profit association ... founded by private enthusiasts in 1965. Notes that the Finnish record companies in business at the time ... publish a Finnish discography and to embark on the retrospective collection of older records. ...
... The harmonium and the piano play important roles in Finnish folk music. Hiltunen examines the ... history of keyboard instruments in Finnish traditional music, and talks to some of the contemporary crop ... musician most responsible for developing keyboard style in Finnish folk music. ...