Langgaard - The Symphonies, Drapa, Sphinx, etc | Dacapo 6200001

Langgaard - The Symphonies, Drapa, Sphinx, etc

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Label: Dacapo

Cat No: 6200001

Format: SACD

Number of Discs: 7

Release Date: 2nd February 2009

Contents

Artists

Inger Dam-Jensen (mezzo-soprano)
Johan Reuter (baritone)
Lars Petersen (tenor)
Per Salo (piano)
Danish National Symphony Orchestra and Choir

Conductor

Thomas Dausgaard

Works

Langgaard, Rued

Danmarks Radio, BVN351
Drapa 'Upon the Death of Grieg', BVN20
Hvidbjerg-Drapa, BVN343
Res absurda!?, BVN354
Sfinx, BVN37
Symphonies nos.1-16 (complete)

Artists

Inger Dam-Jensen (mezzo-soprano)
Johan Reuter (baritone)
Lars Petersen (tenor)
Per Salo (piano)
Danish National Symphony Orchestra and Choir

Conductor

Thomas Dausgaard

About

“The Symphonies” contains recordings of all Langgaard’s 16 symphonies released by Dacapo over the last ten years. The first three CDs in the series have been re-mastered to SACDs.

Thomas Dausgaard is working his way through an authoritative new Langgaard cycle with the Danish National Symphony Orchestra and Choir ... Mr. Dausgaard’s keen advocacy elicits polished, persuasive accounts that live up to Langgaard’s motto: 'Long Live Beauty'.” - The New York Times on 6220517 (Symphonies 12-14)

Superb performances from the Danish National Symphony Orchestra and first-rate SACD sound.” - Gramophone on 6220516 (Symphonies 2 & 3)

Contents:
- The 16 Symphonies
- Drapa (On the Death of Edvard Grieg), BVN 20 (1907, rev. 1909-13)
- Sphinx, BVN 37 (1909-10, rev. 1913), tone painting
- Hvidbjerg-Drapa, BVN 343 (1948) for mixed chorus, organ and orchestra
- Danmarks Radio (Radio Denmark), BVN 351 (1948), fanfares for orchestra
- Res absùrda!?, BVN 354 (1948) for mixed chorus and orchestra

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