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Racconti

Jørgen Bentzon

Racconti

The Danish Sinfonietta
Jørgen Bentzon, who was a pupil of Carl Nielsen and Sigfrid Karg-Elert, was one of the most significant Danish composers of the generation after Carl Nielsen. In the 1920s and 1930s he developed a distinctive instrumental texture known as character polyphony, which he tried out and developed in his six Racconti. Alongside his composing activities Bentzon taught at Københavns Folke-Musikskole, a school for people's Music\ that he had helped to found in 1931.\\\
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Total runtime: 
64 min.
Release date: 
January 1999
Cat. No.: 
8.224119
FormatID: 
CD
CoverFormat: 
Jewel Case
Barcode: 
730099981927
Track count: 
6

Credits

Recorded at Værket, Randers, on 13-16 May 1998

Recording producer: Lars Ole Bonde
Executive producer: David Riddell
Sound engineer: Claus Byrith

Publisher: Edition Wilhelm Hansen A/S

Cover painting: Jais Nielsen: 'Silhuetklipperen' (1918)