by Jean Sibelius, transcribed by Sumner Salter,
reprint of the original 1931 G Schirmer edition
This is a new printing of the original edition on sturdy acid-free paper. 8 pages. “Romance” was transcribed from
Sibelius’s piano piece, Opus 24, Number 9. Highest quality guaranteed.
Size of music is 9.5" x 12.5"
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born in Burlington, Iowa, was a graduate of Amherst College and was a student of Eugene Thayer and John Knowles Paine.
He served several churches in Boston, Atlanta, Cleveland, Syracuse, and New York City. He was
a founder of the American Guild of Organists
, serving as its second warden
(president) and editor of its periodical, The Pianist and Organist
. After holding brief positions at Oberlin Conservatory
and Cornell University, he served as director of music at Williams College from 1905 until 1923.
Jean Sibelius (1865–1957), Finland’s most prominent composer,
was an aspiring violinist who decided reluctantly to devote his energies to composition. “Romance,” from a set
of 10 pieces, was composed in 1901. This was during his second compositional period (1891–1902) of romanticism and nationalism
when he produced Finlandia and his first two symphonies. Moderate.