Ep. 5: A Swan Song – Sibelius and His Symphony No. 5

Commissioned by the Finnish government and inspired by the migration of swans, Jean Sibelius would create one of his most important works. It was not only important musically, but for how significant it played a role in Sibelius’ life.

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Music for this episode:
Palm by Trevor Kowalski: https://open.spotify.com/track/3mMTPVmRgk5uNAqCiCBL9E?si=sV3xKs6PScaDj25MSm3uvQ
Flow of Nature by Spectacles Wallet and Watch: https://open.spotify.com/track/6BcolR8jdzKloJZArs1KDy?si=hM-NL9j4QuqIJjfFk9jOOQ
Rainbow Colors by Spectacles Wallet and Watch: https://open.spotify.com/track/1jVzGdYARY7WeHnNAXtmwW?si=255sfvSzQ_2DAYnLjKlcvA
Changing Outlook by Trevor Kowalski: https://open.spotify.com/track/5ue8ogOGWBVn8ea8AwuMVf?si=xHC7nzQSTmWDJfwYR8FOYg
In the Mystic Woods by Spectacles Wallet and Watch: https://open.spotify.com/track/23pncV9MAbhtZLJuOhK8rh?si=8JDkp0f1TA61x3xLCLho2g
The Mountain Disconnect by Trevor Kowalski: https://open.spotify.com/track/0KBIN2eno2koWYL4Flsf7S?si=K5S3M6j4R_ecQ5drr-BG4A

Sources for this episode:
Sibelius: Symphony No. 5 (Cambridge Music Handbooks) by James Hepokoski: https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00QIT4AMG/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_d_asin_title_o00?ie=UTF8&psc=1
The Rest is Noise by Alex Ross: https://www.amazon.com/Rest-Noise-Listening-Twentieth-Century-dp-0312427719/dp/0312427719/ref=mt_other?_encoding=UTF8&me=&qid=1592939112

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