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Poul Rovsing Olsen
CD 8.226078 (2017)

EMP RMX 333 – a tribute to Else Marie Pade (1924-2016)

Else Marie Pade
CD 8.226593 (2016)


Bent Sørensen
CD 8.226134 (2016)

Symphonies 4 & 5

Per Nørgård
SACD 6.220646 (2016)

Works for Choir and Organ

Niels la Cour
CD 8.224725 (2014)
Timeless choral and organ works by one of our time’s most-performed Danish com¬posers of sacred music


Axel Borup-Jørgensen
CD 8.226576 (2014)
Four chamber works from the 1960s and 1970s, where every single note is given minute attention


Niels Rosing-Schow
CD 8.226580 (2014)
New chamber works by the French-inspired Niels Rosing-Schow, who creates new alloys of the sounds of instruments

Symphonies 1 & 8

Per Nørgård
SACD 6.220574 (2014)
The Vienna Philharmonic’s overwhelming recording of Per Nørgård’s newest sym¬phony (2011) and the debut symphony from the 1950s

Light Imprisoned

Anders Nordentoft
CD 8.226577 (2014)
A new, masterful cello concerto and other cello works by Anders Nordentoft, com¬posed especially for the virtuoso Henrik Brendstrup

Chimes of Memory

CD 8.226561 (2014)
Danish music’s all-round handyman and whizz-kid finds imaginative tones on the organ, grand piano and electronic instruments

The Golden Age of Danish Partsongs

SACD 6.220568 (2014)
Paul Hillier’s interpretations of choral classics by among others Gade, Carl Nielsen and Weyse sung to perfection by Ars Nova Copenhagen

Through the Looking Glass

CD 8.226579 (2013)
Superior deployment of artistic freedom from the trio Alpha, who reinterpret modern works by among others Per Nørgård and Bent Sørensen

Chamber Music

Jørgen Jersild
CD 8.226072 (2013)
A sophisticated stylist from the middle of the 20th century. Jørgen Jersild brought a French tone to Danish music

Carion plays Koppel - Wind Quintets

Herman D. Koppel, Anders Koppel, Benjamin Koppel
CD 8.226107 (2013)
Vital and playful chamber music from three generations of a unique Danish musician family: Herman, Anders and Benjamin Koppel

Phantasmagoria - Danish Piano Trios

Per Nørgård, Bent Sørensen, Hans Abrahamsen
CD 8.226108 (2013)
Three masterworks by Per Nørgård, Hans Abrahamsen and Bent Sørensen. Profound, sensual music with Nordic cool

La Notte

Bent Sørensen
CD 8.226045 (2013)
Bent Sørensen’s captivating piano concerto La Notte from 1998 is a marvel of beauty: the night as dream and reality


Vagn Holmboe
SACD 6.220599 (2013)
“One of the best viola concertos ever penned” (Gramophone) and an equally masterly violin concerto from Holmboe’s last years

Agnete's Laughter

Birgitte Alsted
CD 8.226575 (2013)
Prizewinning electro-acoustic sound collages based on the folk tale of Agnete and the Merman

Songs from Evening Land - Helene Gjerris sings Per Nørgård

Per Nørgård
CD 8.226060 (2012)
Intense, innovative songs and vocal works from half a century, recorded in close collaboration with the composer

Chamber Music (II)

Vagn Holmboe
CD 8.226074 (2012)
Five works for different chamber ensembles, where the meeting of the instruments creates strong, natural forms

The Rainbow Snake - Orchestral Songs and Symphonic Works

Erik Norby
CD 8.226096 (2012)
Orchestral magic in one of the most impressive orchestra pieces of the 1970s with sophisticated, almost Late Romantic sounds.

Solo and Chamber Works for Guitar

Vagn Holmboe
CD 8.226143 (2012)
Transparent, poetic music by Holmboe, who was captivated at a late age by the unique possibilities of the guitar.

Piano Concerto and Orchestral Works

Poul Rovsing Olsen
CD 8.226038 (2012)
Brilliant music from the 1950s by a composer with an unusually international outlook. A real discovery!


Per Nørgård
SACD 6.220622 (2012)
Enchanting vocal music with a vision of a world in ecstatic balance. A vocal tour de force in spectacular sound quality.

Chamber Symphonies

Vagn Holmboe
SACD 6.220621 (2012)
A master composer in concentrated format. Holmboe’s razor-sharp chamber symphonies encapsulate the essence of his art.

Electronic Music Produced at DIEM 1987-2012

CD 8.226559-60 (2012)
A cavalcade of electronic works created over 25 years by a wide selection of Danish composers at the Danish Institute for Electronic Music.

Erotic Hymns

Bent Lorentzen
CD 8.226568 (2012)
Intense music for baritone and organ, where the religious and the erotic meet to texts from three centuries.

A Hand for Holmboe

Katrine Ring
CD 8.226569 (2012)
The well known Danish DJ Katrine Ring deconstructs and remixes Vagn Holmboe’s Chamber Concertos from the 1940s.

Accordion Concertos

Per Nørgård, Ole Schmidt, Anders Koppel, Martin Lohse
SACD 6.220592 (2012)
The internationally famous virtuoso Bjarke Mogensen makes the accordion an irresistible solo instrument in four energetic concertos from the past 50 years.

Tavole per Orfeo

Ib Nørholm
CD 8.226068 (2012)
Exquisite, poetic songs for soprano and guitar, written in the 1960s by a classic master of Danish music.

Chamber Music Works with Piano

Gunnar Berg
CD 8.226547 (2012)
Uncompromising music from the 1950s and 1960s by one of Denmark’s most acute, international modernists.

A Bridge of Dreams

Harrison, Edwards, Body, Sola, Boyd
SACD 6.220597 (2011)
Unusua music from the Pacific Rim featuring composers and poets from China, Japan, California, New Zealand and Australia recorded by Ars Nova Copenhagen and Paul Hillier

String Quartets and Mezzo Saxophone Quintet

Anders Koppel
SACD 6.220566 (2011)
Jazz icon Benjamin Koppel had a special mezzo-soprano saxophone developed to perform and record this new quintet by his father

Distant Still - Trios for violin, horn and piano

Ruders, Gudmundsen-Holmgreen, Eichberg
CD 8.226549 (2011)
Contemporary works written for The Danish Horn Trio by Poul Ruders, Pelle Gudmundsen-Holmgreen and Søren Nils Eichberg

Works for cello and piano

Herman D. Koppel, Benjamin Koppel
CD 8.226088 (2011)
Expressive cello works by the doyen of the great Danish Koppel family of musicians, rounded off with a fantastical tribute work written by his grandson.

Piano Works

Svend Erik Tarp
CD 8.226053 (2011)
Expressive piano music with a wealth of lyrical passages, infectious rhythms and captivating melodies

Dancing Raindrops

Sunleif Rasmussen
CD 8.226567 (2011)
Five solo and chamber works combining echoes of traditional Faroese folk music with Baroque structures and electronically manipulated sounds

Hymn to the Sun - Works for a cappella choir

Holmboe, Bruun, Nørgård, Holten, Koppel, Jersild, Ruders
CD 8.226051 (2010)
The Danish National Vocal Ensemble in newer works by some of Denmark’s internationally renowned composers

The Natural World of Pelle Gudmundsen-Holmgreen

Pelle Gudmundsen-Holmgreen
SACD 6.220583 (2010)
Paul Hillier, a devoted admirer of Gudmundsen-Holmgreen, leads ARS NOVA through this extraordinary vocal performance

The Complete String Quartets

Vagn Holmboe
CD 8.207001 (2010)
7 CD box set of all Holmboe's string quartets in the highly acclaimed recordings by the Kontra Quartet

Der göttliche Tivoli

Per Nørgård
SACD 6.220572-73 (2010)
A marvellous portrayal of Swizz artist Adolf Wölfli and a key-work in Nordic music drama

A Light Hour

Per Nørgård
CD 8.226100 (2010)
A world wide percussion journey brilliantly realized by Gert Mortensen and his ensemble Percurama


Voigt-Lund, Riis, C.W. Christensen, Holmen, Steen-Andersen, Christensen
CD 8.226530 (2010)
String quartet meets electronica - the result is effortless, virtuoso and colourful music

Piano Works

Per Nørgård
CD 8.226089 (2009)
Animals, friends and The Beatles appear on this collection of Nørgård’s imaginative piano music


Gunnar Berg
CD 8.226526 (2009)
New fascinating pieces to add to the jigsaw of the enigmatic 12-tone composer Gunnar Berg


Poul Ruders
CD 8.226034 (2009)
Ruders’ international success Concerto in Pieces and virtuoso concertos for violin and percussion

Chamber Music and Songs

Bo Lundby-Jæger
CD 8.226533 (2009)
The fantastic mezzo Helene Gjerris is the soloist in works by the many-talented Bo Lundby-Jæger


Per Nørgård
CD 8.226067 (2009)
Three celestial, dazzlingly beautiful works for soprano that explore the harmony of the universe


Hanne Ørvad
CD 8.226534 (2008)
Spacious, magical choral music sung by three virtuoso ensembles

String Quartets 7, 8, 9 and 10

Per Nørgård
CD 8.226059 (2008)
Nørgård’s latest string quartets recorded in close collaboration with four young musicians

Episodes and Collisions

Jørgen Plaetner
CD 8.226520 (2008)
Acoustic chamber music by the electronic music pioneer Jørgen Plaetner

Secret Melodies

Per Nørgård
CD 8.226037 (2007)
The English pianist Rolf Hind takes centre stage in works by Nørgård – and himself

Chamber Music

Finn Savery
CD 8.226528 (2007)
New chamber works by Denmark’s versatile crossover veteran

In C

Terry Riley
CD 8.226049 (2006)
The new “Copenhagen version” of the greatest masterpiece of minimalism

Los Angeles Street Concerto - Petri plays Koppel

Thomas Koppel
CD 8.226021 (2006)
The unique collaboration between the recorder virtuoso Michala Petri and the crossover composer Thom

Monster Symphony

Niels Marthinsen
CD 8.226510 (2006)
Orchestral roar by the virtuoso Niels Marthinsen – the monster is loose!

Works for Harp and ensemble

Per Nørgård
CD 8.226039 (2006)
Magisk musik, der løfter harpen til spirituelle højder


Ole Schmidt
SACD 6.220515 (2006)
Grammy-nominated CD with concertos for flute, horn and tuba


The Jalina Trio
CD 8.226503 (2005)
Brilliant, intense piano trios from the second half of the 20th century

Mythic Morning - Choral Works II

Per Nørgård
SACD 6.220510 (2005)
Virtuoso choral works – a beautiful, seductive introduction to Nørgård’s universe

Orchestral Works

Sunleif Rasmussen
SACD 6.220506 (2005)
First symphony by a Faroese composer – winner of the Nordic Council’s Music Prize

Orchestral Works

Hans Abrahamsen
CD 8.226010 (2004)
Major works by the enigmatic master of contemporary Danish music

Orchestral Works

John Frandsen
CD 8.226508 (2004)
Overwhelmingly beautiful contemporary music by a key figure in Danish musical life


Nordentoft, Nielsen, Thybo, Schmidt, Møller
CD 8.226512 (2004)
New works for oboe and organ by among others Anders Nordentoft

Nuit des Hommes

Per Nørgård
CD 8.226011 (2004)
Per Nørgård’s shattering anti-war opera for two singers with texts by Apollinaire


Frounberg, Hørsving, Teglbjærg, Olsen, Rasmussen
CD 8.226515 (2004)
The French cult phenomenon Meta Duo plays new works for electronics and saxophone

Choral Works

Ib Nørholm
CD 8.224700 (2004)
Winter music of great purity and poetry by a master composer of our time

Breath and Wings

Jens Schou
CD 8.226507 (2004)
Improvisation music and new works for clarinet

Six Works for Saxophone and Percussion

CD 8.226504 (2004)
Brand new repertoire for the imaginative combination percussion and saxophone


Thomas Agerfeldt Olesen
CD 8.226509 (2004)
Agerfeldt’s power plant makes weird, amusing and subtle music

Winds and Percussion

Niels Rosing-Schow
CD 8.226506 (2004)
Percussion, saxophone and accordions meet in organic music from the 1990s

Chamber Music

Lars Hegaard
CD 8.226501 (2004)
Chamber music portrait of the prizewinning composer

Orchestral Works

Jesper Koch
CD 8.226502 (2004)
Dreaming orchestral sounds with Alice in Wonderland as one of the inspirations

Works for Piano

Hans Abrahamsen, Tage Nielsen, Steen Pade, Poul Ruders
CD 8.224019 (2004)

String Quartets Vol. 2

Ole Schmidt
CD 8.224211 (2003)
Quartets 3, 5 and 6 and Schmidt’s early Piano Quartet

Orchestral Works

Per Nørgård
CD 8.226014 (2003)
Three unique orchestral pieces, including the watershed Voyage into the Golden Screen

Piano Works

Bent Lorentzen
CD 8.224246 (2003)
Music from three decades by Denmark’s whimsical music-maker

Organ Music

Pelle Gudmundsen-Holmgreen
CD 8.224254 (2002)
New works demonstrating Gudmundsen-Holmgreen’s constant urge to explore

On This Planet

Anders Nordentoft
CD 8.224221 (2002)
The music from Nordentoft’s unique crossover theatre concert


Per Nørgård
CD 8.224170 (2002)
Per Nørgård himself accompanies on this unique recording of his songs

Chamber Music

Pelle Gudmundsen-Holmgreen
CD 8.224225 (2002)
The provocative Plateaux pour deux for cello and squeeze-bulb horn – and what followed after

... and the lotus rose, quietly, quietly ...

Klaus Ib Jørgensen
CD 8.224201 (2002)
Five virtuoso accordion works with leading representatives of Copenhagen’s fine accordion tradition

Violin Sonatas Vol. 1

Rued Langgaard
CD 8.224153 (2002)
The first two sonatas show the extremes of Langgaard’s incomparable output

The Ballad of Game and Dream

Karl Aage Rasmussen
CD 8.224203-04 (2001)
Karl Aage Rasmussen conducts his own ensemble The Elsinore Players in works from the 1970s and the 1980s

Chamber Music

Hans Abrahamsen
CD 8.224155 (2001)
Three of Hans Abrahamsen’s most important works, including the wind quintet Walden

Leonora Christine

Andy Pape
CD 8.224171-72 (2001)
A gripping chamber opera about the princess who is imprisoned by her own father

A Sound Year

Gunner Møller Pedersen
CD 8.224174-79 (2001)
A fantastic 6-CD set with electro-acoustic music for the whole course of the year

Piano Works

Poul Ruders
CD 8.224148 (2001)
Music with a huge expressive range, played with great insight by the English pianist Rolf Hind

String Quartets Vol. 7

Vagn Holmboe
CD 8.224131 (2001)
This unsurpassed series concludes with Holmboe’s very last work, completed by his pupil Per Nørgård

Preludes for Sinfonietta Vol. 2

Vagn Holmboe
CD 8.224124 (2001)
Profound, magical music from Vagn Holmboe’s old age


Arshak Ikilikian
CD 8.224181 (2001)
CD portrait of the Armenian-born all-round artist who settled in Denmark

Archipel des solitudes

Niels Rosing-Schow
CD 8.224163 (2001)
Overdådig skønhed i denne fransk-inspirerede sangcyklus til tekster af Gilles Gourdon

The Handmaid's Tale

Poul Ruders
CD 8.224165-66 (2001)
Vor tids stærkeste opera – et genialt og rystende værk

Am Abend tönen die herbstlichen Wälder

Matthias Ronnefeld
CD 8.224154 (2000)
Anden cd med de samlede værker af den tidligt afdøde ekspressionist


Ib Nørholm
CD 8.224168 (2000)
Moderne kor-klassikere til tekster af Walt Whitman og Poul Borum


Erik Jørgensen
CD 8.224137 (2000)
Mesterlige værker af en pioner og enegænger fra den serielle musik

The Return

Indra Rise
CD 8.224142 (2000)
Lettisk-fødte Indra Rise har taget sine musikalske rødder med sig til Danmark

... to arrive where we started ...

CD 8.224143 (2000)
Ny dansk musik fra 1990’erne med avantgarde-ensemblet Figura

Clarinet Trios

CD 8.224122 (1999)
Fire nye værker skrevet til den uforlignelige trio LINensemble

Singe die Gärten

Per Nørgård
CD 8.224115 (1999)
Fascinating, seductive music with the Grammy-winning vocal ensemble Ars Nova

A Drummer's Tale, episode two

Poul Ruders
CD 8.224085 (1999)
Seven works written for – and with – the percussion virtuoso Gert Sørensen

Jeanne d'Arc

Ole Schmidt
CD 8.224112 (1999)
Powerful new music for Carl Th. Dreyer’s silent film masterpiece

Symphony No. 2

Poul Ruders
CD 8.224125 (1999)
Ruders’ Piano Concerto and his explosive Symphony no. 2 – a tremendous listening experience!

Harp & Computer. Electro Acustic Music from DIEM III

CD 8.224113 (1999)
Works by among others Sunleif Rasmussen and Ivar Frounberg written for the Chilean harpist Sofia Asuncion Claro

I Hear the Drummers Strike the Sky

Matthias Ronnefeld
CD 8.224102 (1999)
Concentrated chamber music from the 1980s by the all-too-soon departed Danish-Austrian composer

Three Friends

Karl Aage Rasmussen
CD 8.224094 (1998)
The Violin Concerto and other major works by a central figure from the Nordic music of our time


Bent Sørensen
CD 8.224075 (1998)
Five unique works where all the shades of twilight appear

Movements for a Monument to the Loneliness of Our World

Michael Nyvang
CD 8.224074 (1998)
The hour-long solo work by the Tristan Murail pupil Michael Nyvang is one of the biggest Danish piano works ever

Orchestral Works

Erik Norby
CD 8.224064 (1998)
Four colourful orchestral works by one of the most intensely personal Danish composers of the 1970s

Into the Black

Svend Hvidtfelt Nielsen
CD 8.224079 (1997)
There are mysteries and strange sensations in Sven Hvidtfelt Nielsen’s music

Works for Sinfonietta

Svend Nielsen
CD 8.224078 (1997)
Lyrical and lush orchestral sounds in the works of the Århus composer Svend Nielsen

Works for Sinfonietta

Anders Nordentoft
CD 8.224068 (1997)
An exciting meeting between the London Sinfonietta and Nordentoft’s poetic, expressive music

Works for Sinfonietta

Hans Abrahamsen
CD 8.224080 (1997)
The London Sinfonietta plays four of Abrahamsen’s most exquisite works from the 1980s

Planetarium Music

Nyvang and Alsted
CD 8.224083 (1997)
Computer music by Michael Nyvang and Birgitte Alsted, created to evoke the experience of space in the Planetarium, Århus

Orchestral Works

Pelle Gudmundsen-Holmgreen
CD 8.224060 (1997)
Three key works by the caustic, energetic absurdist of modern Danish music

Music for Voices and Instruments

Pelle Gudmundsen-Holmgreen
CD 8.224056 (1997)
Razor-sharp vocal works from a 25-year period with texts by among others Samuel Beckett

Devil's Golf Course

Wayne Siegel
CD 8.224069 (1997)
The Danish-domiciled Californian Siegel is a pioneer of the interaction between computers and acoustic instruments

Works for Sinfonietta

Niels Rosing-Schow
CD 8.224055 (1997)

Solar Trilogy

Poul Ruders
CD 8.224054 (1997)
The great big orchestral trip – a unique trilogy in European music

Orchestral Works

Ivar Frounberg
CD 8.224027 (1996)
Overwhelming, complex orchestral music where mathematics meets sensuality

Orchestral Works

Ole Schmidt
CD 8.224035 (1996)

Luna; Symphony No. 3; Twilight

Per Nørgård
CD 8.224041 (1996)

Sterbende Gärten

Bent Sørensen
CD 8.224039 (1996)


Ole Buck
CD 8.224034 (1996)

Orchestral works

Axel Borup-Jørgensen
CD 8.224030 (1995)

Works for Cello

Per Nørgård
CD 8.224007 (1995)
Five highly varied fruits of Per Nørgård’s fascination with the cello

A Drummer's Tale, episode one

Per Nørgård
CD 8.224024-25 (1995)
A vigorous collaboration between the percussionist Gert Sørensen and Nørgård, who himself plays keyboards and sings


Per Nørgård
CD 8.224031-32 (1995)

Tango Studies

Sven Erik Werner
CD 8.224006 (1994)
Accordion music with a nod to the tango maestro Astor Piazzolla

Chamber Music

Rosing-Schow, Rasmussen, Nordentoft, Højsgaard
CD 8.224008 (1994)
The London ensemble Capricorn plays works commissioned from Danish composers

Chamber Music

Mogens Winkel Holm
DCCD 9111 (1994)
Wind music from 1963-88 by the original Jack-of-all-trades in Danish music


Poul Ruders
DCCD 9308 (1993)
Great international excitement in Ruders’ Violin Concerto no. 2 and the intense piano concerto Dramaphonia

Symphony - Antiphony; A Symphony in Time

Pelle Gudmundsen-Holmgreen and Karl Aage Rasmusssen
DCCD 9010 (1992)
The prizewinning Symphony-Antiphony by Gudmundsen-Holmgreen and Karl Aage Rasmussen’s modern classic Symphony in Time

String Quartets

Hans Abrahamsen and Poul Ruders
DCCD 9006 (1992)
Hans Abrahamsen’s breakthrough work Ten Preludes and other innovative pieces from the 1970s

Gilgamesh; Voyage Into the Golden Screen

Per Nørgård
DCCD 9001 (1992)
The cosmic opera about the creation of the world – enchantingly beautiful music

String Quartets

Karl Aage Rasmussen and Bent Sørensen
DCCD 9003A-3B (1990)
The world-famous Arditti Quartet plays the breakthrough works of Bent Sørensen and Karl Aage Rasmussen

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