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Timo Korhonen (born 6 November 1964)is a Finnish classical guitarist and is one of the most distinguished classical guitarists in his generation.
Korhonen gave his debut at 14 in his hometown Rautalampi, Finland.His international career started in 1982 after winning the ARD Music Competition in Munich, Germany. Since 1989 Korhonen has been member of distinguished contemporary music group TOIMII-ensemble. Korhonen has performed over thirty countries and premiered over forty compositions. Korhonen has recorded fifteen albums for Ondine label including his own arrangements of works Solo Violin by Johann Sebastian Bach and Complete recording of Works for Guitar by Heitor Villa-Lobos. Korhonen's recordings have acclaimed several awards and honors.
Kimmo Hakola 1958-: Guitar Concerto, 2008; Leonardo Etudes, Homage á Villa-Lobos, 2007–2008
Toshio Hosokawa 1955-: Voyage IX, "Awakening" for guitar and strings with percussion, 2007
Magnus Lindberg 1958-: Mano a mano for solo guitar, 2004
Toshio Hosokawa 1955-: Serenade for solo guitar, 2003
Herman Rechberger 1947-: Concierto Floral for guitar and orchestra, 1997
Olli Kortekangas 1955-: Arabesken der Nacht for guitar and chamber orchestra, 1995
Leo Brouwer 1939-: Concerto of Helsinki for guitar and orchestra, 1991–1992
Usko Meriläinen 1930-2004: Konsertto kitaralle ja orkesterille, 1991
Jouni Kaipainen 1956-: Tenebrae for solo guitar op 39, 1991
Olli Koskelin 1955-: Far and near for solo guitar, 1990; Tutte le Corde for guitar and tape, 1988–1989
Tauno Marttinen 1912-2008: Harlekiini for violin and guitar, 1986
Oliver Knussen 1952-2018: Rough Cut for Toimii, 1996
Magnus Lindberg 1958-: Kiri for clarinet, guitar, cello, percussion, and electronics, 1993; Decorrente for clarinet, cello, guitar, percussion and piano, 1992
Arthur Sauer: Joukahainen's Defeat, 1993
Peter Bengtson 1961-: Festspielmusik II: Gemalte Leiche, 1992
Riku Niemi 1967-: Magnus meets Monk, 1991
Juan Leovigildo Brouwer Mezquida is a Cuban composer, conductor, and classical guitarist. He is a Member of Honour of the International Music Council.
Finnicization is the changing of one's personal names from other languages into Finnish. During the era of National Romanticism in Finland, many people, especially Fennomans, finnicized their previously Swedish family names.
Julian Alexander Bream CBE was a British classical guitarist and lutenist. Regarded as one of the most distinguished classical guitarists of the 20th century, he played a significant role in improving the public perception of the classical guitar as a respectable instrument. Over the course of a career that spanned more than half a century, Bream helped revive interest in the lute.
F minor is a minor scale based on F, consisting of the pitches F, G, A♭, B♭, C, D♭, and E♭. Its key signature consists of four flats. Its relative major is A-flat major and its parallel major is F major. Its enharmonic equivalent, E-sharp minor, has eight sharps, including the double sharp F
Graham Anthony Devine is an English classical guitarist.
The Sonata for guitar, Op. 47 is a composition by Alberto Ginastera. This sonata was written in 1976 for the guitarist Carlos Barbosa-Lima. The composer subsequently revised the work twice: first in 1977–78, then again in 1981. It is the only original composition for guitar by Ginastera.
Jyrki Niskanen is an operatic tenor from Finland.
José Rey de la Torre, known by his stage name Rey de la Torre, was one of the most significant classical guitarists of the mid-twentieth century, and considered by many to be the father of "modern classical guitar technique".
Kari Kustaa Alitalo is a Finnish MD and a medical researcher. He is a foreign associated member of the National Academy of Sciences of the USA. He became famous for his discoveries of several receptor tyrosine kinases (RTKs) and the first growth factor capable of inducing lymphangiogenesis: vascular endothelial growth factor C (VEGF-C). In the years 1996–2007 he was Europe's second most cited author in the field of cell biology. Alitalo is currently serving as an Academy Professor for the Academy of Finland.
Georg Gulyás is a Swedish classical guitarist.
Chôros No. 11 is a work for piano and orchestra written in 1928 by the Brazilian composer Heitor Villa-Lobos. It is part of a series of fourteen numbered compositions collectively titled Chôros, ranging from solos for guitar and for piano up to works scored for soloist or chorus with orchestra or multiple orchestras. Chôros No. 11 is the longest in the series, a performance lasting over an hour.
Jarmo Ilari Saari is Finnish a guitarist, composer and producer. He has played in the bands XL, ZetaBoo and Anna-Mari Kähärän orkesteri as well as published three solo records as a part of his Solu-project. In 2012 Jarmo Saari founded the band Jarmo Saari Republic together with three drummers. In 2012 Saari was also awarded with the Finland Award for his artistic work.
Anneli Pirjo Marjukka Aejmelaeus is professor emerita of Old Testament and Ancient Near Eastern Culture and Literature in the Faculty of Theology at the University of Helsinki, and is the vice-director of the Academy of Finland Centre of Excellence "Changes in Sacred Texts and Traditions". Before this, she held from 1991 to 2009 the position of Professor of Old Testament and Septuagint Research in the Faculty of Theology at the University of Göttingen. In addition, from 1993 to 2000, Aejmelaeus was the Director of the research institute "Septuaginta-Unternehmen" at the Göttingen Academy of Sciences and Humanities.
Lotta Annukka Wennäkoski is a Finnish composer.
Piano Concerto No. 5, W 521, is a composition for piano and orchestra by the Brazilian composer Heitor Villa-Lobos, written in 1954. One performance recorded under the composer's baton lasts 18 minutes, 48 seconds.
José Luis Lopátegui Rodríguez was a Spanish musician, classical guitarist and professor.