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Historical Dictionary of the Music and Musicians of Finland by Barbara B. Hong

By Barbara B. Hong

Presenting info heretofore tough or most unlikely to discover in English, this paintings opens a window at the colourful landscape of Finnish song. The 500-plus entries current ancient and glossy composers, the accomplishments of enormous quantities of across the world acclaimed acting artists, in addition to extra basic articles on folks tune, early manuscripts and guides, cantors and hymnals, early Roman Catholic, jap Orthodox, and Lutheran tune, top orchestras and choral teams, fairs, and lots more and plenty extra. No different such large and entire paintings on Finnish track exists in any language except Finnish and Swedish. This English-language dictionary makes the topic on hand to readers during the world.

In addition to the entries, chronologies of Finnish background and Finnish tune, in addition to a map of Finland, correlate heritage and destinations with the entries. A normal bibliography and entry-specific bibliographies supply extra assets. The Dictionary translates a occasionally restricted volume of obtainable details, describing kinds and sorts of compositions, operatic roles played, the content material of scholarly paintings, and important and weird occasions within the lives of the musicians.

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