Uuno Klami

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Uuno (Kalervo) Klami (20 September 1900 – 29 May 1961) was a Finnish composer. He was born in Virolahti. Many of his works are related to the Kalevala. He was influenced by French and Spanish music, and especially by Maurice Ravel, for whom he had a particular esteem.

He participated in five armed conflicts, including two wars in Karelia, the Finnish Civil War, the Winter War of 1939-40 and the Continuation War of 1941-44.

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Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1987 All'ouverture, Sea Pictures, Kalevala Suite Uuno Klami 1
1994 Nummisuutarit, Overture / Theme with Seven Variations and Coda, op. 44 / Kalevala Suite, op. 23 Uuno Klami; Jan-Erik Gustafsson, Lahti Symphony Orchestra, Osmo Vänskä 2
1997 Symphonie enfantine / Hommage à Haendel / Suite for Strings / Suite for Small Orchestra Uuno Klami; Timo Koskinen, Tapiola Sinfonietta, Jean-Jacques Kantorow 1
1998 Kalevala Suite / Sea Pictures / Lemminkäinen's Adventures of the Island of Saari Uuno Klami; Turun filharmoninen orkesteri, Jorma Panula 1
2000 Works for Piano and String Orchestra Uuno Klami; Izumi Tateno, Ostrobothnian Chamber Orchestra, Juha Kangas 1

Album + Compilation

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1992 Cheremissian Fantasy / Kalevala Suite / Sea Pictures Uuno Klami 1
1994 Finnish Orchestral Classics Jean Sibelius, Armas Järnefelt, Erkki Melartin, Selim Palmgren, Einojuhani Rautavaara, Heikki Aaltoila, Heino Kaski, Leevi Madetoja, Uuno Klami 2

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