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Einar Englund - Epinikia / Symphony No.2 ;Blackbird; / Symphony No.4 (CD, Album)


  • Einar Englund (): Finnish composer, pianist, composition teacher and music critic Einar Englund was born in Ljugam on June 17th, , and studied with Bengt Carlson at the Sibelius Academy in Helsinki. On a recommendation from Sibelius, possibly on the basis of his piano quintet, he continued his studies with Aaron Copland at Tanglewood. He fought in World War II, an experience .
  • Einar Englund: Symphony No. 4 "Nostalgic" () New edition First performance: Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra, October 26, , Helsinki.
  • The Fourth symphony, dedicated to the memory of Englund's two greatest musical idols, Stravinsky and Shostakovich, is a _very_ different work from the Second symphony. The mood is resigned, despite some bursts of high energy, but possibly a lot "deeper" than the /5(8).
  • Album. Year Title Artist Rating Epinikia / Symphony no. 2 "Blackbird" / Symphony no. 4: Einar Englund: 1: Nielsen: Clarinet Concerto / Englund: Clarinet Concerto / Crusell: Introduction et air suédois varié Piano Concertos 1 & 2 / Epinikia: Einar Englund; Tampere Philharmonic Orchestra, Eri Klas, Matti Raekallio: 1.
  • Einar Englund passed away in at the age of One of Finland's main symphonists from the post-Sibelius era, he left seven symphonies and six concertos for various solo instruments. The Cello Concerto was written in
  • The Seventh Symphony (), written for Tampere’s splendid new concert hall, is the more distinctive. Erkki Melartin, an exact contemporary of Ravel, conducted the first performances of Mahler anywhere in the Nordic countries, and that composer’s music influenced his own Fourth Symphony (Summer Symphony) with its haunting soprano herder.
  • Einar Englund (b. ) is one of the greatest composers--besides Jean Sibelius--the 20th century has produced. Englund's range of work, especially as seen in his symphonies, has evolved enormously since the end of the Second World War. His later symphonies--the ones on this disc--show the introduction of modern elements into his orchestral pieces.4/5(1).
  • Album. Showing all (2) Issues. Average Avg. Ratings. Reviews. Title / Release Date. Symphony No. 4 / Music for String Orchestra orchestra.
  • Symphony no 2 "The Blackbird" (1) June 17, Died: Einar Englund's music evinces a variety of stylistic resources and a catholicity of spirit that rival those of Igor Stravinsky, one of the composers who influenced him most. $ CD: $ Add CD to Cart. Browse 1 .

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