Rued Immanuel Langgaard: The Symphonies (Da Capo Audio CD 7-disc set)


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Department: CDs - Classical CDs: Orchestral

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Inger Dam-Jensen (mezzo-soprano)
Johan Reuter (baritone)
Lars Petersen (tenor)
Per Salo (piano)
Danish National Symphony Orchestra and Choir
Thomas Dausgaard

“The Symphonies” contains Dacapo’s recordings of all Langgaard’s 16 symphonies released by Dacapo over the last ten years.

The first three CDs in the series have been re-mastered to SACDs

Now available at a special price – seven discs for the price of four.

“Thomas Dausgaard is working his way through an authoritative new Langgaard cycle with the Danish National Symphony Orchestra and Choir ... Mr. Dausgaard’s keen advocacy elicits polished, persuasive accounts that live up to Langgaard’s motto: “Long Live Beauty”.”
The New York Times

“Superb performances from the Danish National Symphony Orchestra and first-rate SACD sound.”


Contents and Reviews

The 16 Symphonies
Drapa (On the Death of Edvard Grieg), BVN 20 (1907, rev. 1909-13)
Sphinx, BVN 37 (1909-10, rev. 1913) Tone painting
Hvidbjerg-Drapa, BVN 343 (1948) for mixed chorus, organ and orchestra
Danmarks Radio (Radio Denmark), BVN 351 (1948)
Fanfares for orchestra; Res absùrda!?, BVN 354 (1948) for mixed chorus and orchestra