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CD: Sven Erik Tarp – Orchestral Works Vol. 1

Posted on June 12, 2018 by Denise

Aarhus Symphony Orchestra, Tobias Ringborg Released on Dacapo Records, 2018   Charming, sparkling, playful pieces from lesser-known mid 20th-century Danish composer Svend Eric Tarp.  

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CD: Connect – Jakob Bangsø

Posted on June 12, 2018 by Denise

Electronic works for Guitar by: Tine Surel Lange, Andreja Andric, Klavs Kehlet Hansen, Wayne Siegel, Kaj Duncan David Released on Dacapo Records, 2018   Connect – 5 new experimental electronic works for guitar played by Jakob Bangsø. Processing, looping, field … Continue reading

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CD: Michael Gordon, Kronos Quartet – Clouded Yellow

Posted on May 4, 2018 by Denise

Kronos Quartet Released on Cantaloupe Music, 2018   Clouded Yellow features four pieces: the title track, Exalted, The Sad Park and Potassium. The title of the first refers to the clouded yellow butterfly, which is known in England for its … Continue reading

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CD: David Lang – writing on water

Posted on May 3, 2018 by Denise

London Sinfonietta, Synergy Vocals, Crash Ensemble, Alarm Will Sound, Real Quiet, the Flux Quartet Released on Cantaloupe Music, 2018   Four pieces for four different ensembles, writing on water by David Lang (libretto Peter Greenaway) along with forced march, increase … Continue reading

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LP: Phillip Faber – Sommerfugledalen

Posted on April 4, 2018 by Denise

Danish National Girls’ Choir, Phillip Faber, Kirstine Futtrup, Idinna Lutzhøft, Eva Katrine Dalsgaard, Mihai Fagarasan Released on DRS, 2018   Danish poet Inger Christensen wrote the famous Sommerfugledalen (The Butterfly Valley) 25 years ago, with death as the central motif … Continue reading

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Box-set: Vagn Holmboe – The Chamber Concertos

Posted on March 8, 2018 by Denise

Danish National Chamber Orchestra, Hannu Koivula Released on Dacapo Records, 2018   Box-set of Vagn Holmboe’s Chamber Concertos & Sinfonias – illustrated with images from the fascinating microscopic world of plant cells.  

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CD: David Lang, Maya Beiser – the day

Posted on January 8, 2018 by Denise

Maya Beiser, cello Released on Cantaloupe Music, 2018   the day looks at ways we review our lives,” Lang explains, “exploring remembered moments as a chronicle of a life.” Lang sourced the text from the internet by searching for the … Continue reading

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CD: Poul Ruders – Viola Concerto – Handel Variations

Posted on January 4, 2018 by Denise

Lars Anders Tomter, Aarhus Symfoniorkester, Marc Soustrot, Andreas Delfs Released on Dacapo Records, 2018   In his Handel Variations Poul Ruders has composed no fewer than 90 variations on eight bars from Handel’s Water Music.  

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LP: The Elf-King’s daughter

Posted on December 8, 2017 by Denise

Sophie Junker, Ivonne Fuchs, Johannes Weisser, Danish National Vocal Ensemble, Concerto Copenhagen, Lars Ulrik Mortensen Released on Dacapo Records, 2018   The Elf-King’s daughter seduces Oluf in the woodlands in this National Romantic classic by Niels W. Gade. Elverskud  is … Continue reading

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CD & Vinyl: Michael Møller & Foreign Lands – Burning Waltz

Posted on June 15, 2017 by Denise

Music by Michael Møller and Foreign Lands Released on Gateway Music, 2017       Danish singer/songwriter Michael Møller joins forces with folk-band ‘Svøbsk’ under the title of ‘Foreign Lands’ to create an album of heartfelt songs in an indie-pop-folk … Continue reading

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