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Orchestral Works Vol. 1

Hakon Børresen

Orchestral Works Vol. 1

Rebecca Hirsch, Aalborg Symphony Orchestra, Owain Arwel Hughes

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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Violin Concerto in G major op. 11 (1904)
1 I Introduction - Allegro moderato 14:24 12,80 kr.
2 II Adagio 9:37 9,60 kr.
3 III Molto vivace 8:32 9,60 kr.
Symphony no. 1 in C minor (1901)
4 I Lento - Allegro moderato 10:19 12,80 kr.
5 II Allegretto sostenuto 8:55 9,60 kr.
6 III Allegro molto e scherzando 7:59 9,60 kr.
7 IV Adagio lamentabile 11:59 12,80 kr.
Total runtime: 
72 min.
Release date: 
August 1997
Cat. No.: 
Jewel Case
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Recorded at Symfonien, Aalborg, on 19-22 August 1996

Recording producer: Henrik Sleiborg
Sound engineer: Niels Larsen
Editing engineers: Peter Bo Nielsen, Jan Oldrup and Henrik Sleiborg

Publishers: Edition Wilhelm Hansen (Violin Concerto) and Edition Samfundet

Cover picture: Carl Locher: Skagen Sønderstrand, November after Sunset" (1905) Courtesy by Skagens Museum

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"