Deryk Barker wrote:
>Actually Mats, the "suymphony must be like the world, it must contain
>everything" remark was made to Sibelius at their famous meeting. It was
>not AFAIK specifically in regard to the 8th and may (I'd have to check)
>have occurred before he wrote the 8th.
And probably before Sibelius wrote his 8th.