After Sibelius: Studies in Finnish Music

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Ashgate Publishing, Ltd., 2006 - Music - 308 pages
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During the last twenty years, the rest of the world has come to focus on the music of Finland. The seemingly disproportionate creative energy from this small country defies prevalent trends in the production of classical music. Tim Howell provides an inve
 

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Contents

The Shadow of Sibelius
1
Aarre Merikanto Modernism Methods and Madness
29
Erik Bergman Time to Rebel
57
Joonas Kokkonen Symphonist Serialist and Humanist
85
Einojuhani RautavaaraSomething Old Something New
113
Aulis SallinenA New Simplicity
145
Paavo Heininen Challenging Tradition
173
Kaija Saariaho e The French Connection
203
Magnus Lindberg Rediscovering Balance
231
Out of the Shadows
263
Bibliography
285
Index
293
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About the author (2006)

Tim Howell is Senior Lecturer in the Department of Music at the University of York, UK.

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