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Early piano works

Per Nørgård (composer), Niklas Sivelöv (performer)
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Title
Early piano works
Composer
Per Nørgård 1932-
Performer
Niklas Sivelöv 1968- (piano;componist)
Publisher
Dacapo, 2017
1 cd
Recording date
2016, 2017
Playing time
01:17:45
EAN
0747313159062
CDR
CAX15316
Placing suggestion
20 - Toetsinstrument (NBLC) K4 - Solo-instrumenten (Flemish music schema)

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About Per Nørgård

Per Nørgård (pronounced [ˈpʰɛɐ̯ ˈnɶɐ̯ˌkɒˀ]; born 13 July 1932) is a Danish composer.

Biography

Nørgård was born in Gentofte, Denmark. He studied with Vagn Holmboe at the Royal Danish Academy of Music in Copenhagen, and subsequently with Nadia Boulanger in Paris. To begin with, he was strongly influenced by the Nordic styles of Jean Sibelius, Carl Nielsen and Vagn Holmboe. In the 1960s, Nørgård began exploring the modernist techniques of central Europe, eventually developing a serial compositional system based on the "infinity series", which he used in his Voyage into the Golden Screen, the Second and Third Symphonies, I Ching, and other works of the late 1960s and 70s. Later he became interested in the Swiss artist Adolf Wölfli, who inspired many of Nørgård's works, including the Fourth Symphony, the opera Det Guddo…Read more on Wikipedia