The Bard Music Festival: Jean Sibelius and His World

Editor: Grimley, Daniel M.
Publication Year: 2011
Publisher: Princeton University Press

ISBN: 978-0-69-115280-6
Category: Arts & Leisure - Music
Image Count: 63
Book Status: Pending
Predicted Release Month: June 2017
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Providing wide cultural contexts, contesting received ideas about modernism, and interrogating notions of landscape and nature, Jean Sibelius and His World sheds new light on the critical position occupied by Sibelius in the Western musical tradition.

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Table of Contents

  • Acknowledgments and Permissions
  • Sibelius, Finland, and the Idea of Landscape
  • PART I ESSAYS
  • Sibelius and the Russian Traditions - PHILIP ROSS BULLOCK
  • From Heaven's Floor to the Composer's Desk: Sibelius's Musical Manuscripts and Compositional Process - TIMO VIRTANEN
  • Theatrical Sibelius: The Melodramatic Lizard - JEFFREY KALLBERG
  • The Wings of a Butterfly: Sibelius and the Problems of Musical Modernity - TOMI MÄKELÄ
  • “Thor's Hammer”: Sibelius and British Music Critics, 1905–1957 - BYRON ADAMS
  • Jean Sibelius and His American Connections - GLENDA DAWN GOSS
  • Art and the Ideology of Nature: Sibelius, Hamsun, Adorno - MAX PADDISON
  • Storms, Symphonies, Silence: Sibelius's Tempest Music and the Invention of Late Style - DANIEL M. GRIMLEY
  • Waving from the Periphery: Sibelius, Aalto, and the Finnish Pavilions - SARAH MENIN
  • Old Masters: Jean Sibelius and Richard Strauss in the Twentieth Century - LEON BOTSTEIN
  • PART II DOCUMENTS
  • Selections from Adolf Paul's A Book About a Human Being - TRANSLATED BY ANNIKA LINDSKOG INTRODUCED BY DANIEL M. GRIMLEY
  • Some Viewpoints Concerning Folk Music and Its Influence on the Musical Arts - JEAN SIBELIUS TRANSLATED FROM THE SWEDISH BY MARGARETA MARTIN INTRODUCED BY DANIEL M. GRIMLEY
  • Selection from Erik Furuhjelm's Jean Sibelius: A Survey of His Life and Music - TRANSLATED BY MARGARETA MARTIN INTRODUCED BY DANIEL M. GRIMLEY
  • Adorno on Sibelius - TRANSLATED BY SUSAN H. GILLESPIE INTRODUCED BY DANIEL M. GRIMLEY
  • Monumentalizing Sibelius: Eila Hiltunen and the Sibelius Memorial Controversy - INTRODUCED AND TRANSLATED BY DANIEL M. GRIMLEY
  • Notes on the Contributors