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Saariaho, Kaija


1 websites in 1 archived website.

Scope and Contents

The website contains a biography of the artist, information about her compositions and projects, a calendar of her events, a gallery of images of the artist, information about software necessary to performing some of her music, and examples of her works in the form of embedded audio and video files. The compositions featured on the site highlight her work as a composer of instrumental and vocal music using traditional and electronic instruments, intended for performance by soloists, small, and large ensembles. In June 2023, the website was updated with an announcement that Kaija Saariaho had passed. Capture of the site began in December 2017.


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Embedded image, PDF, Issuu, and Youtube and Vimeo video files on the site were captured, but do not render in the archived copy. Future changes to the Wayback Machine may allow the files to be played.

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