Anders Eliasson 1947 - 2013

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One of the most personal voices in Swedish music * Wrote some 100 works including oratorios, symphonies, solo-concertos, string orchestral pieces and chamber music * Discovered his own 'musical alphabet’ consisting of two modes, a Lydian and a Dorian, which formed the basis of everything he wrote * The music is characterised by expressiveness, restlessness, melancholy and beauty * Works performed by Bavarian Radio SO, DSO Berlin, BBC Scottish, Helsinki PO, Finnish RSO, Royal Stockholm PO, Swedish RSO, Gothenburg SO * Soloists and conductors includes Janine Jansen, Christian Lindberg, Sakari Oramo, Manfred Honeck, John Storgårds * Labels: BIS, CPO, Caprice, Phono Suecia