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The Sibelius Monument and the Harmonic Church of the Diminished Fifth

In Helsinki, Finland, at the time when music was banned, there was one instrument that escaped destruction – all 24 shiny stainless steel tons of it – even though it stood proudly, 9m tall in plain view in the middle of a city centre park. 602 more words


In this tutorial I’ll show the workflow I use to create a four hands piano score, and optionally, how to export a midi/audio reference.

Piano music for four hands has in general the lower part (Secondo) notated on the left hand pages, and the higher part (Primo) notated on the right hand pages. 1,204 more words


Colin Davis' Boston Sibelius


  • Album name:  Sibelius:  The Complete Symphonies Vol. 1
  • Performers:  Sir Colin Davis (conductor);  Boston Symphony Orchestra
  • Label:  Philips 446 157-2
  • Sonics:  Stereo ADD
  • Total playing time:  2:34:22…
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Helsinki, Finland

Then next stop on my big European adventure was a short stop in Helsinki, Finland, to visit more of the tall, blonde people, and a land of many trees. 494 more words

Bike Love

Finishing up the engraved score, Object Check: dynamics

  • Open the score “After work, late at night” – Staff Margins

•  From the View menu, check “Attachment Lines”:

My personal keyboard shortcuts for dynamics used in the course: 1,543 more words


31. Careful Writing 1

Examples discussed in this article:

Example 31.7 Jean Sibelius: Valse Triste (186 – 202)
Vladimir Ashkenazy, Boston Symphony Orchestra, London

The simple cadence is in a minor key. 2,493 more words

Music Scoring