Item Details

Jan Sibelius [electronic resource]: A Concise Biography

Hossick, Malcolm
Format
Video; Computer Resource; Online Video; Online
Summary
This program from the Famous Composers series provides an overview of the life and work of Finnish composer Jan Sibelius. The video contextualizes the composer's childhood and his later musical production in light of Romantic Nationalism and political atmosphere in Finland. Following Sibelius to Helsinki and then Berlin, the film details both the building of his family and their home, the landscape of which provided inspiration, and then his scare with throat cancer. After the 1920s, Sibelius produced little new work, but his influence on contemporary music world wide and on Finnish culture continued to grow.
Release Date
2007
Run Time
36 min.
Language
English
Rating
Access requires authentication through Films on Demand
12 & up
Notes
  • Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on September 05, 2011.
  • Films on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware.
Series
Famous Composers
Contents
  • Jan Sibelius' Home Country (3:15)
  • Jan Sibelius' Parents (1:53)
  • Jan Sibelius' Musical Beginnings (2:40)
  • Jan Sibelius's Early School Days (4:42)
  • Jan Sibelius' Musical Education (3:38)
  • Supporters of Jan Sibelius (3:52)
  • Success for Sibelius! (2:31)
  • Jan Sibelius Published! (2:40)
  • Jan Sibelius' Final Years (3:28)
  • Credits: Jan Sibelius: A Concise Biography (0:46)
  • Overview of Jan Sibelius' Work (6:06)
Published
New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2011], c2007.
Publisher no.
44008 Films Media Group
Access Restriction
Access requires authentication through Films on Demand.
Description
1 streaming video file (36 min.) : sd., col., digital file.
Mode of access: Internet.
System requirements: FOD playback platform.
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