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Composer of the Week: Sibelius


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3/5. Part of Sibelius's initial success in Finland was that he was seen as a figurehead by the nationalist movement, keen to be free of their oppressive neighbour and master, tsarist Russia. Donald Macleod looks at some of the pieces Sibelius wrote to help the cause.
Scenes Historiques: Suite No 1, Op 25
Gothenburg SO, conductor Neeme Jarvi Malinconia, Op 20
Truls Mork (cello), Jean-Yves Thibaudet (piano) In Memoriam Gothenburg SO/Neeme Jarvi
Our Native Land, Op 92 Ellerhein Girls' School Choir, Estonian National Male Choir and Symphony Orchestra, conductor Paavo Jarvi Repeated on Tuesday at 12 midnight


Conductor: Neeme Jarvi
Cello: Jean-Yves Thibaudet
Conductor: Paavo Jarvi

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Composer of the Week: Sibelius

BBC Radio 3, 18 January 2006 12.00

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