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"The music is not in the notes, but in the silence between." - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Jean Sibelius

Jean Sibelius (1865-1957) was the composer who gave Finland its own sound, right when this nation was struggling to detach itself from Russia. Sibelius wrote several impressive symphonic poems - among which Finlandia, Lemminkäinen-suite, Oceaniden, Tapiola - for he took inspiration from the Kalevala, the Finnish national epic.  He was just as original as a symphonist: his Seven Symphonies are just as much answers to the question how the genre should develop after Tchaikovsky's death. 

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Jean Sibelius
Orchestral Songs
Marianne Beate Kielland
Various composers
The Covid-19 Sessions
Cantus
Giuseppe Verdi, Jean Sibelius
Verdi | Sibelius
Vertavo String Quartet
Various composers
Pas de Deux
Daniel Rowland / Maja Bogdanović
Jean Sibelius
Sibelius Symphonies 1 & 2
Leopold Stokowski | NBC Symphony Orchestra
Various composers
Deep in a dream
Raoul Steffani | Gerold Huber
Sergei Rachmaninoff, Jean Sibelius
Rachmaninov ! Sibelius
Chineke! Orchestra
Pancho Vladigerov, Jean Sibelius
Fire and Ice
Svetlin Roussev
Various composers
... Into the Deepest Sea!
Sarah Wegener | Götz Payer
Jean Sibelius
Finlandia, Symphony No. 9 'From the New World'
Chineke! Orchestra
Jean Sibelius, Edvard Grieg, Alexander Scriabin
Edition Klavier-Festival Ruhr Vol. 34 / Live Recordings 2015
Henri Sigfridsson & others
The Last Words of Christ
Ebonit Saxophone Quartet
Various composers
1917: Works for Violin & Piano
Tamsin Waley-Cohen / Huw Watkins
Various composers
Nordic Atmospheres
Sinfonietta Riga / Claus Efland / Egīl Šēfers
Various composers
Hymnus
Anders Eidsten Dahl
Various composers
Afscheid van een springlevend orkest
Radio Kamer Filharmonie
Various composers
Folk Stories - Songs by Beethoven, Britten, Mahler, Respighi, Sibelius a.o.
Cora Burggraaf / Simon Lepper
Arnold Schönberg, Jean Sibelius
Sibelius & Schoenberg, String Quartets
Tetzlaff Quartett
Edvard Grieg, Edward Elgar, Jean Sibelius
Music for violin & piano
Isabelle van Keulen / Ronald Brautigam
Jean Sibelius, Edvard Grieg, Sergei Rachmaninoff
MALINCONIA: Works for cello & piano: Jean Sibelius & Edvard Grieg & Sergej Rachmaninov
Tanja Tetzlaff & Gunilla Suessmann
Kirill Kondrashin in concert with the Moscow Philharmonic Orchestra
Moscow Philharmonic Orchestra