Norgard - Symphonies Nos 1 & 8 | Dacapo 6220574

Norgard - Symphonies Nos 1 & 8

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Label: Dacapo

Cat No: 6220574

Format: SACD

Number of Discs: 1

Genre: Orchestral

Release Date: 2nd June 2014

Contents

Artists

Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra

Conductor

Sakari Oramo

Works

Norgard, Per

Symphony no.1 'Sinfonia austera'
Symphony no.8

Artists

Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra

Conductor

Sakari Oramo

About

With this world premiere recording, the Vienna Philharmonic offers new perspectives on the most visionary voice of Nordic music and one of the greatest symphonists of our time, Danish composer Per Nørgård (b.1932).

Conducted on this occasion by Finnish Sakari Oramo, these performances of Nørgård’s Symphonies 1 and 8 - two milestones composed with almost six decades between them - are the legendary orchestra’s first recording of new Nordic music.

No other living symphonist could have reaffirmed the genre’s age-old principles by so purposefully reinventing them.” - International Record Review

"If the music of today is to have any tomorrow, Nørgård will surely be part of it.” - Gramophone

Gramophone Award Winner Gramophone Editor's Choice

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