- Sorry, Stephan, I'm not that much of a pundit when it comes to
classical music, although those who are connoseurs and well versed in
things Finnish (the Kaleva being their national epic and all) may be
familiar with it. The finnish language is as different from the
languages of Western Europe as Russian or Japanese for that matter,
but music always speaks a universal language regardless of babel-barriers.
Steiner held some lectures in Helsinki though, so he may have talked
about that epic. If I read any of that stuff in the past, I've
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>by jean sibelius-concerto for violin and orchestra in d minor, Op.
> i went to the symphony orchestra last nite and they played a piece
#47. it was a solo violin piece with strings in background.
>2 pieces based upon the KALEVALA and also wrote several tone poems
> i saw that he was finnish and died in 1957, his bio said he composed
based upon finnish runic legends. (back to the ancient wisdom)
>loved throughout scandinavia. have you heard of him? was he a
> although not norwegian, i thought you might of heard of him, he was
scandinavian hero?/ like a wagner for germany??