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Jean Sibelius

Jungfrun i Tornet (1896)
Wilhelm Hansen
Opera and Music Theatre
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Year Composed
37 Minutes
SATB chor
Soprano, Alto, Tenor, Baritone
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Jean Sibelius Jungfrun i Tornet (1896)

Jungfrun - The Maid
Fogden - The Bailiff
Älskaren - The Lover
Slottsfruen - The Chatelaine


Cast in one act, this is a 'number opera' in eight scenes; based on a Finnish popular ballad it tells a tale of true love and justice. The Maiden loves her suitor but is imprisoned in a tower by the castle bailiff who desires her for himself. The locals consequently think that she must have lost her honour. Only her suitor still belives her to be innocent and pure. After the ensuing combat between him an the bailiff, the lady of the castle ordains that the young lovers be reunited.

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