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Sibelius, “Se’n har jag ej frågat mera”

        Posted here is a song by Jean Sibelius: “Se’n har jag ej frågat mera” (Since then I have enquired no further). The text is by Johan Ludvig Runeberg (1804-1877). Runeberg was a Finno-Swedish lyric and epic … Continue reading

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Jean Sibelius, “Souvenir”

        Posted here is “Souvenir,” a short piano piece by the Finnish composer Jean Sibelius. It was one of the composer’s Eight Pieces for Piano, Op. 99, published in 1922. I have been trying to listen to … Continue reading

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Sibelius, “Kullervo”

    Sibelius, “Kullervo”             Kullervo, opus 7, is a suite of symphonic movements with chorus composed by Jean Sibelius. It is based on the character of Kullervo in the Finnish epic Kalevala and uses … Continue reading

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