“In Memoriam”

By |2021-03-02T15:13:35-06:00May 24th, 2017|Categories: Audio/Video, Death, Jean Sibelius|

Jean Sibelius wrote In Memoriam (Op. 59), in memory of Eugen Schauman, a Finnish nationalist who assassinated the Russian Governor-General of the Duchy of Finland, in a bid to further Finnish independence. The work is a funeral march for orchestra. Sibelius composed a first version in 1909 and completed a final version in 1910. The [...]