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Program 713: Symphonic Scandinavia

KALW Broadcast Date: September 18, 2022 | Host: Joseph Bohigian

On this Music from Other Minds: symphonic music from Scandinavia. Featured on this program are Danish composer Per Nørgård’s monumental Symphony No. 3 and Swedish composer Anders Hillborg’s Cold Heat and Hudbasun. From Norway, we listen to Cecilie Ore’s 1994 piece Nunc et Nunc and Lars Petter Hagen’s recent work for Klangforum Wien, Gestern, inspired by Stefan Zweig’s memoir Die Welt von Gestern: Erinnerungen eines Europäers. The program also features an excerpt from an interview between Joseph Bohigian and Lars Petter Hagen from the Other Minds Podcast.

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Cecilie Ore headshot

Title: Nunc et Nunc
Composer: Cecilie Ore
Performers: BBC Symphony Orchestra
Recording Title: Nunc et Nunc
Record Label: Private Recording

Lars Petter Hagen headshot

Title: Gestern
Composer: Lars Petter Hagen
Performers: Klangforum Wien
Recording Title: Gestern
Record Label: Private Recording

Clang & Fury: Anders Hillborg

Title: Hudbasun
Composer: Anders Hillborg
Performers: Christian Lindberg
Recording Title: Hillborg: Clang & Fury
Record Label: Phono Suecia
Catalog Number: PSCD 52

Anders Hillborg: Sirens, Cold Heat & Beast Sampler

Title: Cold Heat
Composer: Anders Hillborg
Performers: Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra; David Zinman, conductor
Recording Title: Hillborg: Cold Heat & Beast Sampler
Record Label: BIS
Catalog Number: BIS-2114 SACD

Per Nørgård: 8 Symphonies

Title: Symphony No. 3
Composer: Per Nørgård
Performers: Danish National Symphony Orchestra and Concert Choir; Thomas Dausgaard, conductor
Recording Title: Per Nørgård: 8 Symphonies
Record Label: Dacapo Records
Catalog Number: 8.204002

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