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The story of the Moomins has been made into television series on many occasions by various groups, the most recent of which is a Japanese — Dutch collaboration, that has also produced a feature-length film. However, there are also two Soviet serials, puppet animation Mumi-troll Moomintroll and cutout animation Shlyapa Volshebnika Magician's Hat of three parts each, and the Polish — Austrian puppet animation TV series , The Moomins , which was broadcast and became popular in an edited form in the United Kingdom in the s.
The two newest feature films re-use the footage of the Polish-Austrian series: The Moomin novels describe the musical activities of the Moomins, particularly those of Snufkin, his harmonica with "trills" and "twiddles".
All Moomin characters sing songs, often about their thoughts and themselves. The songs often serve as core statements of the characters' personalities. This music was heard outside Moominvalley after they went live on theater stage in Stockholm. Director Vivica Bandler told Jansson in Helsinki based pianist and composer, Erna Tauro was commissioned to write the songs to lyrics by Jansson. The first collection consisted of six Moomin Songs Sex muminvisor: More songs were published in the s and s, when Jansson and Lars Jansson produced a series of Moomin dramas for Swedish Television.
The simple, yet effective melodies by Tauro were well received by the theater and TV audiences. The first songs were either sung unaccompanied or accompanied by a pianist. The original songs by Jansson and Tauro remained scattered after their initial release. Tauro had died in June and some of Jansson's last lyrics were composed by Pohjola in cooperation with Jansson's heirs.
Pohjola was also the arranger of all songs for a vocal ensemble and chamber orchestra. The same recording has been released in a Finnish version in , Muumilauluja. The Swedish and Finnish recordings of Moomin Voices, and their respective musical scores, have been used as course material at Berklee College of Music in Boston , Massachusetts. The Moomin Voices Live Band aka. Independent musical interpretations of the Moomins have been made for the nineties anime , by Pierre Kartner , with translated versions being made including in Poland and the Nordic countries.
Their lyrics, however, often contain simple slogans and the music is written in a children's pop music style and contrast sharply with the original Moomin novels and Jansson's pictorial and descriptive, yet rhyming lyricism, as well as Erna Tauro's Scandinavian-style songs visor , which are occasionally influenced by Kurt Weill.
A Moomin opera was written in by the Finnish composer Ilkka Kuusisto ; Jansson designed the costumes.
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It was created on the basis of the original Moomin works for the Tampere Art Museum. This Finnish album contains no original lyrics by Jansson. However, it is based on the novel, Comet in Moominland , and adheres to the original stories. The same twenty compositions are also available as standalone multimedia CD postcards. Hattifatteners  is an art project created by Russian composer Lex Plotnikoff and photographer Tisha Razumovsky. Several stage productions have been made from Jansson's Moomin series, including a number that Jansson herself was involved in.
In the early s, Jansson collaborated on Moomin-themed children's plays with Vivica Bandler. By , Jansson began to become directly involved in theater as Lilla Teater produced Troll i kulisserna Troll in the wings , a Moomin play with lyrics by Jansson and music composed by Erna Tauro. Moomin World is located on the island of Kailo beside the old town of Naantali , near the city of Turku in Western Finland.
The blueberry-coloured Moomin House is the main attraction; tourists are allowed to freely visit all five stories. It is also possible to see the Hemulen's yellow house, Moominmama's kitchen, the Fire Station, Snufkin's Camp, Moominpappa's boat, etc. Visitors may also meet Moomin characters there.
Moomin World opens for the Summer season. There will be two zones: It contains around 2, works. The museum is based on the Moomin books and has many original Moomin illustrations by Tove Jansson. The gem of the collection is a blue five-storey model of the Moominhouse, which had Tove Jansson as one of its builders.
As a birthday present, the year-old museum received a soundscape work based on the works of Tove Jansson, called Musicscapes from Moominvalley. Finland, home of the Moomins, has 3 stores. There are 2 stores in the UK. China and Hong Kong each have 1 store.
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