Joonas Kokkonen

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Finnish composer Joonas Kokkonen helped in several ways to foster the musical vitality his country has recently exhibited. He was the teacher of such composers as Aulis Sallinen and Paavo Heininen, and…
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Composition Highlights

Title Year Avg. Duration Genre
The Last Temptations (Viimeiset kiusaukest), opera 1975 Opera
Symphony No. 3 1967 Symphony
Cello Concerto 1969 Concerto
"... Durch einen Spiegel... ", for 12 strings & cembalo 1977 Chamber Music
String Quartet No. 1 1958 Chamber Music
Music for strings 1957 Chamber Music
Sinfonia da Camera, for 12 strings 1962 Symphony
Symphony No. 1 Symphony
Symphony No. 4 1971 Symphony
Lux Aeterna for organ Choral
Requiem for soloists, chorus & orchestra 1981 Choral
Quintet for winds Chamber Music
Symphony No. 2 1960 Symphony
Trio for piano, violin & cello 1948 Chamber Music
Opus Sonorum for orchestra 1965 Orchestral
Piano Quintet, Op. 5 1951 Chamber Music
Sonata for cello & piano Chamber Music
Laudatio Domini, for soprano & chorus Choral
Inauguratio, for orchestra 1971 Orchestral
Impromptu, for piano 1938 Keyboard
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