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Jean Sibelius a giant from the North

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Alternate title:Giant from the North
Summary:This biographical program, using film clips, photographs, diaries, and letters, examines the music of Finland's celebrated composer. Sibelius scholar Robert Layton, critic Marc Vignal, conductor Esa-Pekka Salonen, and others discuss Sibelius' career; performances of original compositions reveal the evolution of Sibelius' musical repertoire.
In Finnish and English with English subtitles.
Contributor:Konttori, Jukka
Polttila, Eva
Provider:Yleisradio Oy
Deutscher Rundfunk
Films for the Humanities (Firm)
Place of origin – Continent:North America
Place of origin – Country:United States of America
Place of origin – Region:New Jersey
Topical subjects:Composers Finland Biography
Sibelius, Jean 1865-1957
Credits:Translator, Joana Wiik; interviewer, Erkki Taivaren; narrator, Eva Polttila.
Repository:Nonprint Media Services
Browse terms:Performing Arts, Music
Films@UM Browse terms:Music
Performing Arts
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