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Swedish composers of the 20th century

Stig Jacobsson

Swedish composers of the 20th century

members of The Society of Swedish Composers

by Stig Jacobsson

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Published by Svensk Musik, Swedish Music Information Center in Stockholm .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Previous ed., 1988.

Statementbiographies by Stig Jacobsson and Hans-Gunnar Peterson.
ContributionsPeterson, Hans-Gunnar., Föreningen svenska tonsättare.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20321210M
ISBN 109185470686

In the age 56, he died of a stroke. Known at first for producing popular songs and musicals with his older brother Ira, Gershwin successfully melded jazz and popular music with classical forms, most famously the Rhapsody in Bluethe Concerto in F for Piano and Orchestraand the folk opera Porgy and Bessbased on a story by DuBose Heyward. The Swedish Music Movement reflected a popular trend towards jazz- and rock-oriented folk music, featuring many performers who brought a new vitality to Swedish folk. He is in his mids, still unerringly gracious and dignified in person, and shows no sign of slowing down.

He was born in Dublin into a musical family, and received his early education there. Accordions and harmonicas were an integral part of Swedish folk music from the beginning of the 20th century, when they contributed to the gammeldans genre. Other paths based on tradition[ change change source ] While all these different schools of thought were coming and going there were still some composers who managed to keep to a more traditional path and find new ways to use tonality in their music. John Rutter and Bob Chilcottwho write music for choirs which sounds fresh and attractive to new audiences.

In spite of these innovations, the nyckelharpa's popularity declined until the s roots revival. Symphonic tradition[ change change source ] In Russia, which became the Soviet Union after the Revolutioncomposers were not allowed to be experimental. For them special calls are needed; highly distinctive phrases, playfully taunting and sometimes imitating the sounds of the animals themselves. A pagan story featuring polytonal music, The Rite of Spring shocked the audience so much that riots ensued, leading a stunned Stravinsky to pursue rational, "neoclassical" music, such as his Symphony of Psalms. Any such list must be an exercise in subjectivity, of course: my omissions will no doubt outrage some.


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He moved to the U. This article was contributed by Adam Fine. The same happened to Sibelius. Best known for reviving the Tudor style and folk traditions in English music, as exemplified in his Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis Other composers have found various ways of creating their own style, e.

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