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Esa-Pekka Salonen

Esa-Pekka Salonen’s music may be roughly divided into three periods. When studying composition with Rautavaara at the Sibelius Academy in Helsinki in the late 1970s he wrote smoothly neo-Romantic chamber music with expressive melodic phrases and tonal harmony, such as … Continue reading

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Paavo Heininen

Paavo Heininen (b. 1938) studied the theory and composition of music at first privately and subsequently, between 1956 and 1962, at the Sibelius Academy in Helsinki, the College of Music in Cologne and New York’s Juilliard School of Music. Among … Continue reading

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