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Symphonies Nos. 2 & 3

Carl Nielsen

Symphonies Nos. 2 & 3

Danish National Symphony Orchestra, Michael Schønwandt, Inger Dam-Jensen, Poul Elming

Carl Nielsen was prolific in almost all genres: two operas, six symphonies, three solo concertos, chamber music, piano and organ music, a large number of songs as well as occational music. In his very personal musical ideom he dissociated himself strongly from Late Romanticism, and his early works were inspired by Brahms' classicism, while he later adopted features from European modernism. As the most important Danish composer of the first third of the twentieth century, Nielsen exerted a crucial influence of the Danish composers of the next generations.

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Total runtime: 
8 min.
Release date: 
September 1999
Cat. No.: 
Jewel Case
Track count: 


Recorded at the Danish Radio Concert Hall on 25-28 May and 14 June 1999

Recording producer: Claus Due
Sound engineer: Lars S. Christensen

Publisher: Edition Wilhelm Hansen A/S

The musical material from the Carl Nielsen Edition was used for this recording

Cover painting: Suzette Holten: Carl Nielsen" (1899)

dacapo acknowledge, with gratitude, the financial support of Carl Nielsen og Anne Marie Carl-Nielsens Legat

This CD has been recorded in cooperation with Danmarks Radio"