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Correspondence of Sibelius and Rosa Newmarch

 
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PostPosted: Sat Jan 14, 2012 9:52 am    Post subject: Correspondence of Sibelius and Rosa Newmarch Reply with quote


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Interesting book about the letters written between Sibelius and English writer on music Rosa Newmarch. edited by P R Bullock--kp

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PostPosted: Wed Jan 18, 2012 8:35 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Yes, it's an excellent book. I'll be reviewing it for the UKSS newsletter.

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PostPosted: Wed Jan 18, 2012 9:06 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Great! I will look forward to your review. Its interesting that Sibelius's famous quote regarding his fourth symphony 'It has nothing, absolutely nothing of the circus about it' was taken from correspondence with Newmarch.--kp

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PostPosted: Tue Jan 31, 2012 6:55 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I recently found a secondhand copy of Jean Sibelius by Rosa Newmarch on eBay. It gives very interesting little details about Sibelius and his personality that do not appear in other texts.

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