Tag Archives: Dacapo
Neils Viggo Bentzon–Piano Works
Abstract, contemporary solo piano, varied.
Icelandic accordion pieces, modern. Lots of slow starts.
Matias Vestergard–Idylls, Elegies
Very abstract works for strings from a Danish composer who is quite popular.
Bent Sorensen–The Island in the City
Both lyrical and intense works, microtonal influences, varied, for orchestra.
Arvo Part–Wherever I Go…
Beautiful works performed on electric guitar. Play!
Niels Rosing-Schow–A Talk of Our Time
Abstract pieces with saxophone, flute, piano, strings.
Niels Ronsholdt–Archive of Emotions & Experiences Book I
Fast, tinkling, abstract piano works, mostly short.
Known as a jazz composer, these are classical works for orchestra and they sound like a composer of movie music, TV etc. Sort of “light classical”.
Vagn Holmboe–String Quartets Vol. 1
Strong, vibrant string quartets, all modern
Contemporary works. A fair amount of string tension, varying, with winds, or viola.
New Nordic Piano Music
Abstract, modern (1960’s-80’s) solo piano, lots of staccato and rhythmic variations. Play most!
Fini Henriques–Piano Pieces
Works from the late 19th cent. to early 20th cent. with that “salon” sound. Nice!
Connect–electronic works for guitar
Classical guitarist Jakob Bangso here performs pieces manipulated with electronics, a mix of lyrical and avant-garde. \
Hans Abrahamsen–10 Preludes, Six Pieces
Modern, abstract originals and some transcriptions of Satie and Nielsen for string ensemble.
EKKOZONE Performs Karsten Fundal
Avant-garde works for percussion, sax and/or piano ranging from ominous/weird to accessibly modern.
Mogens Christensen–Busy Bees and Birds–Works for Recorder
Contemporary works for recorder, most inspired by birds as the title suggests. Not the usual recorder sound. Play!
Rued Langgaard–String Quartets Vol. 3
Pieces from 1914 on, romantic, gracious but sad, reflecting the composer’s failed love.
Jorgen Jersild–Chamber Music
Interesting contemporary works for strings, or piano or wind. Play!
Phantasmagoria–Danish Piano Trios
These are examples of Danish modernism, post 1960’s. Abstract. Abrahamsen most lyrical.