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Title
Klavierwerke
Composer
Wilhelm Stenhammar 1871-1927
Performer
Cassandra Wyss  (piano)
Publisher
Capriccio, 2015
1 cd
Recording date
2014
Playing time
01:16:51
EAN
0845221052298
CDR
CAX13932
Placing suggestion
20 - Toetsinstrument (NBLC) K4 - Solo-instrumenten (Flemish music schema)

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About Wilhelm Stenhammar

Carl Wilhelm Eugen Stenhammar (February 7, 1871 – November 20, 1927) was a Swedish composer, conductor and pianist.

Biography

Stenhammar was born in Stockholm, and was the brother of architect Ernst Stenhammar. He received his first musical education in Stockholm. He then went to Berlin to further his studies in music. He became a glowing admirer of German music, particularly that of Richard Wagner and Anton Bruckner. Stenhammar himself described the style of his First Symphony in F major as "idyllic Bruckner". He subsequently sought to emancipate himself and write in a more "Nordic" style, looking to Carl Nielsen and Jean Sibelius for guidance. The latter's Symphony No. 2, especially, had a great effect on him, leading him to change his style and withdraw his own First Symphony from performance. Having seen Sibelius's symphony performed in Stockholm, Stenhammar wrote to him:

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