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Title
The organ book
Composer
Per Nørgård 1932-
Performer
Jens E. Christensen  (orgel)
Publisher
Dacapo, 2017
1 cd
Recording date
2017
Playing time
01:10:54
Note
Ook afspeelbaar als sacd
EAN
0747313165667
CDR
CLX5547
Placing suggestion
28 - Orgel (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 and music theorist. Though his compositions have varied considerably throughout his career, his music has often included repeatedly evolving melodies—such as the infinity series—in the vein of Jean Sibelius, and a perspicuous focus on lyricism. Reflecting on this, the composer Julian Anderson described his style as "one of the most personal in contemporary music". Nørgård has received several awards, including the 2016 Ernst von Siemens Music Prize.

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 …Read more on Wikipedia