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Einojuhani Rautavaara (born October 9, 1928) is probably the best-known Finnish composer of his generation. Rautavaara is a prolific composer and has written in a variety of forms and styles. Much of his work is quite accessible and has proved to be quite popular.

His compositions include eight symphonies, several concertos, choral works (several for unaccompanied choir, including Vigilia (1971-72)), sonatas for various…

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  • Very unique. Can't quite get into his PCs but his symphonies certainly are of merit.
  • The 8th symphony <3
  • ave maria gratia plena... <3
  • Нет, дура, сериализму. Всё правильно.
  • "В начале творческой деятельности отдал дань сериализму" Сюрреализму, не? ))
  • Completely beautiful and dreamy: 'Piano concerto No. 3 `Gift of Dreams' - Ashkenazy'
  • The Myth of Sampo has its moments. Especially when the male chorus is piling on the tone clusters. [2]
  • Currently listening to his choral works and operas. <3 Suomi ^^
  • okay. 'Cantus Arcticus' is just astonishing. I certainly have to check out more of him.
  • His concerto for harp is pretty fantastic. (2)

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