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Wind Quintets

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Carl Nielsen
Vagn Holmboe
Per Nørgård
Hans Abrahamsen

Wind Quintets

Scandinavian Wind Quintet
This disc illustrates successive generations of Danish composers.

The most famous figure, Carl Nielsen, wrote music ranging from simple songs to complex and demanding symphonies.

Vagn Holmboe found inspiration in the anti-romantic tendencies between the two World Wars.

Per Nørgård belongs to a group of composers who have used the techniques of Modernism to their own ends.

Hans Abrahamsen represents another trend that has rejected the complexity of serialism, but upholds its demand for rigid control of the compositional process.
"The most immediately striking about this release is how wonderful it sounds...The playing is delightful."
, International Record Review
"The Scandinavian Woodwind Quintet is a wonderful group that has one of the smoothest, best-blend sounds I have heard."
, American Record Review
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Wind Quintet op. 43 (1923)
1 Allegro ben moderato 9:04 9,60 kr.
2 Menuetto 4:43 6,40 kr.
3 Praeludium - Tema con variationi 12:30 12,80 kr.
Notturno op. 19 (1940)
4 Tranquillo 3:49 6,40 kr.
5 Scherzando 1:59 6,40 kr.
6 Improvisazione 4:26 6,40 kr.
7 Con moto 2:50 6,40 kr.
Whirl's World (1970)
8 Whirl's World (1970) 14:48 12,80 kr.
Walden (1978)
9 I 2:56 6,40 kr.
10 II 2:51 6,40 kr.
11 III 2:32 6,40 kr.
12 IV 1:03 6,40 kr.
Total runtime: 
64 min.
Release date: 
July 1994
Jewel Case
Track count: 


Recorded in Copenhagen on 26-30 March and 1 May 1994

Recording producer: Lee Morgan

Sound engineer: Eyvind Rafn, DigiSound

Publisher: Edition Wilhelm Hansen A/S

Cover picture: Hagedorn Olsen: Landskab Fyens Hoved" (1985)"