Hämeenlinna, Kanta-Häme, Finland (1865 – 1957)
Jean Sibelius (1865–1957) was a Finnish composer. Sibelius was one of the most popular composers of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.
Sibelius was born on 8th December 1865 into a Swedish-speaking family in Hämeenlinna in the Russian Grand Duchy of Finland. He was given the name Johan Julius Christian Sibelius, and known as Janne to his family, but during his student years he started using a French form of the name, Jean.
His most popular compositions include… read more
|1||Play on youtube||Finlandia, Op. 26||
|2||Play on youtube||Lemminkainen Suite, Op. 22: II. The Swan of Tuonela||
|3||Symphony No.5 in E flat, Op.82: 3. Allegro molto||
|4||6 Impromptus, Op. 5: Impromptu V||
|5||Etude Op. 76 nr 2||
|6||Belshazzar's Feast, JS 48: Act II: Prelude: Nocturno||
|7||Andante Festivo, JS 34b, (revised version for strings and timpani)||
|8||3 Pièces pour orchestre, Op.96: Valse Lyrique, Op. 96a (version for orchestra)||
|9||Play on youtube||Valse triste, op.44||
|10||6 Impromptus, Op. 5: Impromptu VI||
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