A Segunda de Sibelius
Can a symphony be an act of political resistance? We cannot be sure that Sibelius wrote the score of Symphony No. 2 with the intention of stating a politically position. But the truth is that, after its premiere, the Finnish public made it a true national symbol, seen as the representation of the country's latent desire for liberation and independence from Russian Tsar Nicholas II. Guided by Ana Liberal's comments, we unveil the details of this score that catapulted Sibelius' fame to an international level.
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