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Hakon Børresen

Orchestral Works Vol. 3


Aalborg Symphony Orchestra
Henrik Brendstrup, cello
Owain Arwel Hughes, conductor
Per Salo, piano

Hakon Børresen, composer

About:
Hakon Børresen lived as a free, creative artist and was very active in Danish musical life. He wrote three symphonies, a number of small orchestral works, chamber music, an a couple of operas of which Den kongelige Gæst (The Royal Guest) - a Danish counterpart to Richard Strauss' conversation operas - became one of the most frequently performed Danish operas.

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1

Prelude to The Royal Guest (1919)

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Music for the Ballet "At Uranienborg - Tycho Brahe's Dream" (1924)
2

No. 1. Allegro festivo

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No. 2. Allegro

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No. 3. Sword Dance - Allegro

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No. 4. Scottish Dance

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No. 5. Knights Dance

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No. 6. Peasant's Dane

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No. 7. Allegro festivo

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No. 8. Peasants' Festivities - Dance no. 1: Allegro - Dance no. 2: Allegro vivace - Dance no. 3: Allegro vivace

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No. 9. Andante - Adagio

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No. 10. Tycho Brahes Dream - Andante con moto

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No.11. Dance of the Stars - Allegretto

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No. 12. Allegro molto - Adagio

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Romance for Cello and Piano op. 4 (1903)

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Henrik Brendstrup, cello
Per Salo, klaver
Total playing time  75 minutes

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Recorded at Symfonien, Aalborg, on 30 August - 3 September 1998

Recording producer: Henrik Sleiborg
Sound engineer: Niels Larsen
Editing engineers: Henrik Sleiborg and Clemens Johansen
Publisher: Edition Wilhelm Hansen A/S

Cover painting: "Uranienborg, 1594"

dacapo acknowledges, with gratitude, the financial support of Komponist Hakon Børresen og hustru Nanna Børresen, født Berg's legat

This CD has been recorded in cooperation with Danmarks Radio

Label: Dacapo

Format: CD

Catalogue Number: 8.224105

Barcode: 730099980524

Release Date: May 1999

Period: Late Romantic



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