Aulis Sallinen: Symphony No. 6 'From A New Zealand Diary'

Aulis Sallinen: Symphony No. 6 'From A New Zealand Diary'

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Series: Music Sales America Publisher: Wilhelm Hansen Composer: Aulis Sallinen

Aulis Sallinen was born in 1935 in Salmi on the northern shore of Lake Ladoga (which the Soviet Union claimed in 1944). His early musical experience was playing the violin. Improvising (including jazz) on the piano led him to write his first compositions as a teenager. After studying with Aarre Merikanto and Joonas Kokkonen at the Sibelius Academy, he joined the staff there. He was Administrator of the Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra (1960-69); Secretary and member of the Board (1958-73), then Chairman (1971-73) of the Finnish Composers' Society; member of the board of TEOSTO (Finnish copyright society) from 1970-84, then Chairman from 1988-90; he also served for several years on the Board of the Finnish National Opera. Here is the Facsimile of the Sixth Symphony that was composed over 1989-1990, and commissioned and first performed by the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra.

$53.95 (US) Inventory #HL 14032248 ISBN: 9780853605331 Publisher Code: NOV890171 Width: 8.25" Length: 11.75" 150 pages

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