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

Pollack, Howard
June 2000
Musical Quarterly;Summer2000, Vol. 84 Issue 2, p175
Academic Journal
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.


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