Finlandia, Op. 26

Finlandia, Op. 26 is a symphonic poem written by Jean Sibelius in 1899, and revised one year later. It was conceived for the Press Celebrations of 1899, a covert protest action against censorship from the Russian Empire, and it was performed as an accompaniment to a tableau depicting episodes from Finnish history. Although initially composed for orchestra, in 1900 Sibelius arranged the entire work for piano. In order to avoid censorship, the work had to be performed under alternative names, a famously flippant example being Happy Feelings at the awakening of Finnish ... more

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Finlandia, Op. 26 - Final section (piano version)

Jean Sibelius

Jean Sibelius (born Johan Julius Christian Sibelius) was a Finnish composer of the late Romantic period, whose music played an important role ...
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