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Sibelius (disambiguation)

Sibelius may refer to:

  • Jean Sibelius (1865–1957), Finnish composer of classical music, or his namesakes:
    • Sibelius Academy, a music university in Finland
    • Sibelius (film), a 2003 film about the composer
    • Sibelius Hall, a concert hall
    • Sibelius monument, a monument to the composer
    • Sibelius (train), a train that operated between Helsinki and St. Petersburg on the Riihimäki–Saint Petersburg Railway
    • Sibelius Software, a music software company
      • Sibelius (software), a popular score writing program by this company
    • 1405 Sibelius, an asteroid
Sibelius (software)

Sibelius is a scorewriter program, created by Sibelius Software (now part of Avid Technology) for Microsoft Windows, OS X, and historically RISC OS. It is used by composers, arrangers, performers, music publishers, teachers and students, particularly for writing classical, jazz, band, vocal, film and television music. Beyond editing and printing scores, Sibelius can also play music back using synthesised sounds, produce legible scores for editing and printing, and publish scores for others to access via the Internet and iPads.

Sibelius says that it is the world's best-selling scorewriter, with "hundreds of thousands of users in 100 countries".

'Lite' versions of Sibelius, with fewer features, at lower prices, have been released, as have various add-ons for the software.

Sibelius (film)

Sibelius is a 2003 Finnish film biography of Jean Sibelius directed and written by Timo Koivusalo. It is the first full-length feature film about the famous composer.

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Sibelius (train)

The Sibelius was a train run daily by VR between Helsinki, Finland, and St. Petersburg, Russia. The service began on to ease congestion on the night service Repin after the fall of the Soviet Union increased traffic on the border. The maximum speed of the train was originally , and it was later raised to . Travel times between the two cities were originally over 6 hours, but they reached 5 hours and 12 minutes in 2002 and dropped further to 5 hours and 6 minutes in 2006.

The service, along with Repin, was discontinued on when it was replaced by the new high speed service Allegro. Some of the carriages of the train were supposed to be used on regular traffic between Helsinki and Joensuu on IC 5/12 starting on , but their introduction was delayed until due to pending homologation from the Finnish Transport Safety Agency (TraFi). For instance, the bogies of the carriages had to be changed.