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Jean Sibelius and His World
Edited by Daniel M. Grimley

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TABLE OF CONTENTS:

Acknowledgments and Permissions vii
Sibelius, Finland, and the Idea of Landscape ix

PART I: ESSAYS Sibelius and the Russian Traditions by PHILIP ROSS BULLOCK 3 From Heaven’s Floor to the Composer’s Desk: Sibelius’s Musical Manuscripts and Compositional Process by TIMO VIRTANEN 58
Theatrical Sibelius: The Melodramatic Lizard by JEFFREY KALLBERG 74
The Wings of a Butterfly: Sibelius and the Problems of Musical Modernity by TOMI MÄKELÄ 89
“Thor’s Hammer”: Sibelius and British Music Critics, 1905-1957 by BYRON ADAMS 125
Jean Sibelius and His American Connections by GLENDA DAWN GOSS 158
Art and the Ideology of Nature: Sibelius, Hamsun, Adorno by MAX PADDISON 173
Storms, Symphonies, Silence: Sibelius’s Tempest Music 186 and the Invention of Late Style by DANIEL M. GRIMLEY 186
Waving from the Periphery: Sibelius, Aalto, and the Finnish Pavilions SARAH MENIN 227
Old Masters: Jean Sibelius and Richard Strauss in the Twentieth Century by LEON BOTSTEIN

PART II: DOCUMENTS 256
Selections from Adolf Paul’s A Book About a Human Being 307
TRANSLATED BY ANNIKA LINDSKOG
INTRODUCED BY DANIEL M. GRIMLEY

Some Viewpoints Concerning Folk Music and Its Influence on the Musical Arts by JEAN SIBELIUS 315
TRANSLATED FROM THE SWEDISH BY MARGARETA MARTIN
INTRODUCED BY DANIEL M. GRIMLEY

Selection from Erik Furuhjelm’s Jean Sibelius: A Survey of His Life and Music 326
TRANSLATED BY MARGARETA MARTIN
INTRODUCED BY DANIEL M. GRIMLEY

Adorno on Sibelius 331
TRANSLATED BY SUSAN H. GILLESPIE
INTRODUCED BY DANIEL M. GRIMLEY

Monumentalizing Sibelius: Eila Hiltunen and the Sibelius Memorial Controversy 338
INTRODUCED AND TRANSLATED BY DANIEL M. GRIMLEY

Index 355
Notes on the Contributors 368

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