Sunrise Serenade

Does anyone know what happened to all the pages on Facebook (most of which were auto-generated from Wikipedia) about composers? I am sure that I liked a page for Aulis Sallinen at some point years ago on Facebook. Now there seems to be nothing there.

I guess we’ll just have to use blogs to express our opinions about music from now on.

Scores on Demand has a version of the sheet music for this piece, “Sunrise Serenade,” that you can view online.

I purchased quite a few Naxos CDs – I think including his “Complete Works for String Orchestra” – when I lived in Romania. These CDs were even less expensive there than their very affordable price in the UK or US.

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  • John MacDonald

    This isn’t really on topic, but the new Star Wars Trailer is out: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q0CbN8sfihY

    It looks amazing!

    • John MacDonald

      The new Dan Brown book is out too! It’s about the contemporary atheist movement.

  • SGB

    I like Aulis Sallinen too. The Estonian composer Lepo Sumera is also good. The Facebook pages for my favourite classical and soundtrack composers still exist, but I can’t find one for Sallinen. My own automatically generated Facebook page (Scott G Brown), which has no evident purpose, presently describes me as a place or local business. At least it doesn’t give a map.

    • http://www.patheos.com/blogs/exploringourmatrix/ James F. McGrath

      Lepo Sumera is another good recommendation! I had thought that it was the auto-generated Facebook pages that had vanished, but you said yours is still there. I can’t seem to find it though – please do send a link on Facebook, so I can like it!

      • SGB

        It appears that some of these auto-generated Facebook pages no longer show up if you type just the name of the person in a Facebook search, but if you type “people who like” followed by the person’s name, you can see a list of people who have “liked” that page, and each person in the list will have a link to that page beside the word “likes.” I was able to find the Aulis Sallinen page that way, and you are listed among the people who show up. My own page can be found that way too.

        • http://www.patheos.com/blogs/exploringourmatrix/ James F. McGrath

          Thanks – I was just able to like you on Facebook that way!