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Title: The Complete Symphonies
Otros títulos: Symphony No. 6 - Symphony No. 7
Intérprete/ Colaborador: Vagn Holmboe; Owain Arwel Hughes; Aarhus Symphony Orchestra
Código CDU: Holm.01
Forma Musical: Symphonies
Abstract: Few Scandinavian composers other than Sibelius and Nielsen have succeeded in claiming international attention. Holmboe was an exception and is becoming widely recognized as the most important Danish composer since Nielsen. His 13 symphonies (1935 - 1982), 20 string quartets (1949 - 1975) and other compositions, including three operas, Requiem for Nietzsche (1964), 13 chamber concertos and Epilogue (1962), are increasingly shown to be significant contributions to twentieth century music. Holmboe's musical development was cosmopolitan. He studied in Denmark, with Toch in Berlin and in Romania, where he came into contact with Balkan folk music and heard the works of Béla Bartók whose style he assimilated. On returning to his homeland he continued to work as a composer and critic and was professor at the Royal Danish Conservatory from 1950 - 1965 where he became immersed in Medieval church music. Holmboe's approach, with its free use of melodic and diatonic patterns was, however, basically ...


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1. I. Symphony ... agio (Allegro, Adagio).mp3 17:53 24.52Mb MPEG Audio mp3
2. II. Symphony ... egro molto e con fuoco.mp3 13:34 18.59Mb MPEG Audio mp3
3 al 6. Symphon ... ermedio II. Andantino).mp3 12:01 16.48Mb MPEG Audio mp3
7. Symphony No. ... .M.167 (1950) - Presto.mp3 6:35 9.023Mb MPEG Audio mp3
8 - 9. Symphony ... antino, Coda. Andante).mp3 4:34 6.274Mb MPEG Audio mp3
Symphony No. 6 Op. 43.M.155 (1947) - Completo.wav 31:21 316.4Mb WAV audio wav
Symphony No. 7 ... M.167 (1950)- Completo.wav 23:01 232.3Mb WAV audio wav

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