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Sibelius- Finlandia: Symphonic Poem, Op.26

EMIClassicsUS on September 14, 2012 15:40

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    Jean Sibelius wrote Finlandia as a protest against increasing censorship from the Russian Empire. The title of the piece was changed to many different things, including Happy Feelings at the awakening of Finnish Spring, to avoid Russian censorship.

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