Written in 1979-80 for Nordiska Koerkommitten. In three parts, with texts by Adolph Woelfli, Rainer Maria Rilke and Adolph Woelfli respectively. With program note and bio sketches on the poets. Text provided separately. Duration: ca. 14 minutes.
…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.
Mezzo-soprano Gjerris performs music from six decades of the career of Norgard. Various artists.
This piece may be sung by one unaccompanied voice, or by multiple voices in canon. Text by Jorgen Gustava Brandt. Printed from manuscript.
This disc contains the complete guitar music of Norgard.
Trio Aristos plays music by Norgard, Sorensen, Helstenius, and Saariaho.
The Norwegian Soloists' Choir performs music by Praetorius, Bingen, Fagerheim, Norgard, and Nordquist. SACD.
The ensemble Alpha plays music by Hans Abrahamsen, Per Norgard, Poul Ruders, and Bent Sorensen.
The Danish National Vocal Ensemble performs music by Holmboe, Ruders, Norgard, Holten, Koppel, Jersild and Bruun.
Hansen sings songs by Kayser, Werner, Radulescu, Sorensen, Norgard, and Norby. With Jens Christensen, organ.
Kullberg plays works by Per Norgard, Arne Nordheim, and Kaija Saariaho. With the New Music Orchestra.
The Trio Con Brio Copenhagen performs music by Bent Sorensen, Per Norgard, and Hans Abrahamsen.
Contents: I. Notturno -- II. Intermezzo Capriccioso -- III. Elegia. An early and challenging piece by Norgard. Printed from manuscript.
An early work by a young Norgard, in one movement. The music is fast-paced and challenging. Printed from manuscript.
This piece is based on Norgard's dream-song, Du Skal Plante et Trae. A quiet allegretto movement. Of moderate difficulty.
Composed between 1972-1975, Norgard's Symphony No.3 is an orchestral work in two movements. Score. Duration ca. 50 minutes.
An hour-long work for percussion ensemble. Originally conceived as an improvisation in 1986, Norgard notated the work in 2008. Performed by the Percurama Percussion Ensemble.
In one movement. Dedicated to Bent Norgard. Of moderate to advanced difficulty. Reprinted from the 1954 edition published by Viking Musikforlag Copenhagen.
In four movements: I. Allegro energico -- II. Lento molto -- III. Allegretto -- IV. Vivace assai. An early work by Norgard. Of advanced difficulty. Printed from manuscript.
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