Show Summary Details

Page of

Printed from Grove Music Online. Grove is a registered trademark. Under the terms of the licence agreement, an individual user may print out a single article for personal use (for details see Privacy Policy).

date: 25 August 2019

Mägi, Esterlocked

  • Urve Lippus

Extract

(b Tallinn, Jan 10, 1922). Estonian composer. She studied at the Tallinn Conservatory (graduated 1951), where her teachers included Mart Saar, and at the Moscow Conservatory (graduated 1954) with Vissarion Shebalin, among others. From 1954 until her retirement in 1984 she taught music theory at the Tallinn Conservatory. As a composer, Mägi adopted the values of Saar, one of the founders of an Estonian national style. Her interest in folk music, her settings of Estonian poetry and the suppressed emotionality, sincerity and seriousness of her music all demonstrate this. Her numerous choral and solo songs have received frequent performances and some of her large-scale orchestral works, such as the Symphony (1968), Variations for Piano, Clarinet and String Orchestra (1972) and Bukoolika (‘Bucolics’, 1983), have found their place in the concert repertory. Later works, such as Lapimaa joiud (‘The Joiks from Lapland’, ...

Access to the complete content on Grove Music Online requires a subscription or purchase. Public users are able to search the site and view the abstracts and keywords for each book and chapter without a subscription.

Please subscribe or login to access full text content.

If you have purchased a print title that contains an access token, please see the token for information about how to register your code.

For questions on access or troubleshooting, please check our FAQs, and if you can''t find the answer there, please contact us.