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Unconscious Dimension

Music by
Rautavaara -
recommended by
GERALD FENECH

'... the singers' phrasing, harmonic direction and melodic sense all indicate how much this music is in their blood.'

Rautavaara: Rubáiyát; Balada; Canto V; Rasputin Songs. © 2016 Ondine Oy

Finnish composer Einojuhani Rautavaara (1928-2016) was undoubtedly one of the twentieth century's global musical masters. For Rautavaara the process of musical composition was always a mysterious and very often inexplicable entity. The composer often said that in the process of birth of his musical children, he was the midwife, not the mother; the mediator not the creator. Indeed, all throughout his composing career Rautavaara always strived to emphasise the unconscious dimension of music, its likeness to a mystery...

Copyright © 23 November 2016 Gerald Fenech,
Gzira, Malta

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RAUTAVAARA: RUBAIYAT; BALADA; CANTO V; RASPUTIN SONGS

EINOJUHANI RAUTAVAARA

FINLAND

GERALD FINLEY

VOCAL MUSIC

CHORAL MUSIC

ORCHESTRAL MUSIC

ONDINE

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