Langgaard Messis

Podcast: Rued’s Langgaard’s Visionary Music for Organ and for Orchestra

Danish composer Rued Langgaard was mostly ignored, or shunned during his lifetime. It was only in the decades that people began to realize what an amazing composer he was. Langgaard wrote more than 430 pieces, including symphonies, choral works, an … Read More →


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Podcast: Dark Side of the Moon – the Music of Klaus Ib Jørgensen (Extra)

An interview with conductor Paul Hillier about a new CD of works by Danish composer Klaus Ib Jorgensen. Moon-Pain is a multi movement work that includes songs based on the poetry of Portugese poet Fernando Pessoa. Album details… Catalogue No.: … Read More →


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Podcast: An Interview With Per Norgard

An interview with Danish composer Per Norgard. In this podcast, he discusses the influences on him as a composer, and shares how he thinks about music while composing. The music in this podcast comes from a new CD of his … Read More →


Tourists of the future in Europe

This is Dacapo’s first post on the Naxos Blog: A short article written by Danish music journalist Jens Cornelius, who presents Danish contemporary composer Pelle Gudmundsen-Holmgreen’s music on the Dacapo disc “Kronos plays Holmgreen” (6.220548) featuring the world famous American Kronos Quartet.
WE RECOGNIZE them right away – the Americans who drop in on Denmark as [...] Read More →


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Podcast: Kronos plays Holmgreen

Danish composer Pelle Holmgreen and the Kronos Quartet have been doing musical projects together for almost 20 years. This podcast looks at a new Da Capo CD that presents three of these pieces: Concerto Grosso, Moving Still and Last Ground. … Read More →