Warning: file_get_contents(https://www.googleapis.com/youtube/v3/search?part=snippet&maxResults=5&order=relevance&q=jean+sibelius+valse+triste&type=video&videoCategoryId=10&videoDefinition=high&videoEmbeddable=true&key=AIzaSyCB4Hj3pIiIb6IaqoJvp0BoKDIygkQnT2c): failed to open stream: HTTP request failed! HTTP/1.0 403 Forbidden
in /srv/users/serverpilot/apps/hotmusiccharts/public/song.php on line 38
Valse triste (Sad Waltz), Op. 44, No. 1, is a short orchestral work in waltz form by the Finnish composer Jean Sibelius. It was originally part of the incidental music he composed for his brother-in-law Arvid Järnefelt's 1903 play Kuolema (Death), but is far better known as a separate concert piece.
Sibelius wrote six pieces for the 2 December 1903 production of Kuolema. The first was titled Tempo di valse lente - Poco risoluto. In 1904 he revised the piece, which was performed in Helsinki on 25 April of that year as Valse triste. .