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Jean Sibelius, 1865-1957, by Christopher Nupen (II)

Maturity and silence

Jean Sibelius, 1865-1957, by Christopher Nupen (II) Maturity and silence

About

This is an intimate account, using film and Sibelius's music and words, of a great artist's struggle with his medium, with the world and with himself. The films set out also to try and free Sibelius's reputation from some of the unnecessary encrustations of history by looking at the composer's own declared intentions, so poetically expressed, which are earning the increasing attention and respect of composers today.

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Details

  • Directed by: Christopher Nupen
  • Production date: 1984
  • Duration: 50 min
  • Production: © Allegro Films
  • Available version(s): EN
  • Available subtitle(s) : FR

Casting

  • Sveriges Radios Symfoniorkester
  • Vladimir Ashkenazy | Conductor
  • Boris Belkin | Violinist
  • Elisabeth Söderström | Soprano

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