Anneli Arho

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Anneli Arho (born 12 April 1951) is a Finnish music educator, writer and composer.

Life[edit]

Anneli Arho was born in Helsinki and studied theory and composition at the Sibelius Academy with Jukka Tiensuu. She continued study at Freiburg with Klaus Huber and Brian Ferneyhough,[1] graduating as a Doctor of Music. She took a position as a teacher at the Department of Composition and Music Theory, Sibelius Academy,[2] and writes professional articles for magazines including Philosophy of Music Education Review.[3] She is married to Jukka Tiensuu.

Works[edit]

Selected works include:

  • Minos (1978) for harpsichord, dedicated to Jukka Tiensuu
  • Once upon a time (1980) woodwind quintet
  • Aikaika (1987) for three cellos[4]
  • Answer for mezzo-soprano, horn and string quartet (1978)
  • Par comparaison for three cellos (1981)
  • Les temps emboites for three cellos (1987)
  • Atmosphere (1997)
  • In sordina (2006)

Arho's compositions have been recorded and issued on CD, including:

  • The Exuberant Harpsichord – Jukka Tiensuu, harpsichord – Works of Gyorgy Ligeti, Thomas Morley, Jean-Philippe Rameau, Erik Bergman, Anneli Arho, Esa-Pekka Salonen, Usko Merilainen, Francois-Bernard Mache, Finlandia, ASIN: B000P3LEMA

References[edit]

  1. ^ Sadie, Julie Anne; Samuel, Rhian (1994). The Norton/Grove dictionary of women composers (Digitized online by GoogleBooks). Retrieved 4 October 2010. 
  2. ^ "Repro program". Retrieved 12 October 2010. 
  3. ^ "Philosophy of Music Education Review". Retrieved 12 October 2010. 
  4. ^ White, John David; Christensen, Jean (2002). New music of the Nordic countries (Digitized online by GoogleBooks). p. 259. ISBN 1-57647-019-9.