The Correspondence of Jean Sibelius and Rosa Newmarch, 1906-1939

    The Correspondence of Jean Sibelius and Rosa Newmarch, 1906-1939

    1906-1939

    Philip Ross Bullock

    Boydell 2011

    Hardback 310pp

    9781843836834   Product Code: 21291

    For more than 30 years, Finnish composer Jean Sibelius corresponded in a mixture of French and German with Rosa Harriet Newmarch, Britain's leading authority on Russian music. Now published in a complete English translation for the first time, their letters, notes and telegrams reveal the intensity of their friendship, provide some of Sibelius' frankest statements about his own works and illuminate Newmarch's important contribution to British musical life. An appendix reprints her analytical programme note on the 4th Symphony.

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