TITLE

Samuel Barber, Jean Sibelius, and the Making of an American Romantic

AUTHOR(S)
Pollack, Howard
PUB. DATE
June 2000
SOURCE
Musical Quarterly;Summer2000, Vol. 84 Issue 2, p175
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on composer Samuel Barber's relation to Jean Sibelius especially in the 1930s when the latter's influence was at its height. Designation of Barber as a composer; Affinity for romantic music and poetry; Evolution of the man's conservative musical tastes; Influence of early European modernists; Effect of the Second World War on the interest in Sibelius.
ACCESSION #
3853781

 

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