Personalities | Wilhelm Stenhammar | Modern Era | Classical
(Vil’-elm Sten’-ham-här) 1871–1927
Like his friends Sibelius and Nielsen, the Swedish composer Stenhammar sought a national language independent of nineteenth-century Romanticism. He wrote two symphonies, two concertos for his own instrument, two operas, choral music, six fine string quartets and numerous songs, in a style that is distinctively Nordic but owes something to Mahler.
Symphony No. 2, Stockholm PO (cond) Stig Westerberg (Caprice)
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