Contents: I. Let me tell you how it was -- 2. O but memory is not one but many -- 3. There was a time, I remember -- 4. Let me tell you how it is -- 5. Now I do not mind -- 6. I know you are there -- 7. I will go out now. Texts by Paul Griffiths. Commissioned by the Stiftung Berliner Philharmoniker.…
In one movement. The title of this work translates to Surf. Norgard orginally composed this work for a small ensemble in 1983. Abrahamsen prepared this version for small orchestra in 1992, and revised it in 2002.
…Klinget So Herrlich, Das Klinget So Schön -- III. Auf Dem Wasser Zu Singen -- IV. Et? (Tango Mortal -- V. l'?Embarqueme -- VI. O Alon -- VII. Lethe -- Quartetto Breve (string quartet no. 1), Lento, poco rubato / Per Nørgård -- Allegro risoluto -- 10 Preludes (string quartet no. 1) / Has Abrahamsen.
Contents: I. Von fremden Ländern und Menschen -- II. Kuriose Geschichte -- III. Hasche-Mann -- IV. Bittendes Kind -- V. Glückes genug -- VI. Wichtige Begebenheit -- VII. Träumerei -- VIII. Am Kamin -- IX. Ritter von Steckenpferd -- X. Fast zu ernst -- XI. Fürchtenmachen -- XII. Kind im Einschlummern…
Printed from manuscript.
The music of Abrahamsen is performed by the Ensemble MidtVest.
The Trio Con Brio Copenhagen performs music by Bent Sorensen, Per Norgard, and Hans Abrahamsen.
The ensemble Alpha plays music by Hans Abrahamsen, Per Norgard, Poul Ruders, and Bent Sorensen.
The Arditti Quartet performs music by Wolfgang Rihm, Hans Abrahamsen, Brian Ferneyhouh, Mark Andre, Liza Lim, Hilda Paredes, Uri Caine, and others.
Commissioned by Radio France, and dedicated to Hans Abrahamsen. The music sets poetry by Arthur Rimbaud, and is scored for alto flute, clarinet, vibes, piano and cello. With composer's notes in French. Duration ca. 18 minutes.
Ensemble Recherche performs 30 songs which they commissioned by composers such as Hans Abrahamsen, Chaya Czernowin, Georg Friedrich Haas, Salvatore Sciarrino, Rolf Riehm, Caspar Johannes Walter, Alla Zagaykevych, and others.
Contents: I. Gehend, sehr nüchtern -- II. Nicht schnell, im Tempo eines Ländlers. This work was originally composed for recorder quartet. Of advanced difficulty. Printed from manuscript.
…conversational introductions to Vagn Holmboe, Niels Viggo Bentzon Per Norgard, Bent Lorentzen, Pelle Gudmundsen-Holmgren, Ib Norholm, Svend Neil sen, Ole Buck, Poul Ruders, Hans Abrahamsen and (essay by Hans Gefors) K. A. Rasmussen. Photographs by Jesper Holm. Selective worklists and discographies.
HOLMBOE: Sonata No. 2 -- CHRISTENSEN: Couronne -- AGUIRRE: Yermayá -- ABRAHAMSEN: Canzone -- ORVAD: Wing Span -- HOJSGAARD: Épeuve -- BACH: Chromatic Fantasy & Fugue, BWV903 -- French Overture, BWV831 -- FRANCK: Prélude, Fugue et Variation, Op. 18 -- Pastorale, Op. 19 -- PROKOFIEV: Toccata, Op. 11.
Performed by the Ensemble Recherche. This work is based on two canons by Bach, arranged for ensemble and repeated several times as a sort of minimal music.
Contents: Bei Anbruch -- Walden -- in den Wäldern -- Wald -- Zur Nacht. Performed by the Calefax Reed Quintet and Asko Schönberg.
Contents: Four Pieces for Orchestra -- Concerto for piano and orchestra -- Studies for Piano. With pianist Tamara Stefanovich and the WDR Symphony Orchestra Cologne.