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17.11.17

Forbes Classical CD Of The Week: Rued Langgaard, A Danish Lark


…Rued Langgaard (1893 – 1952) is a strangely wonder-full romantic composer, whose 16 symphonies cover the gamut from massively delightful to charmingly bizarre. The unabashedly romantic style of the Wagner-quotes and Strauss-flavor sprinkled Second Symphony (“Awakening of Spring”) is as intriguing as the impressionist 23-minute, 13-movement Fourth Symphony. His violin and piano miniatures are among the sweetest found in the 20th century. A real "Surprised by Beauty"-composer, if ever there will be a third edition. His works for string quartet included in the first string quartet-devoted volume of Dacapo’s…

-> Classical CD Of The Week: Rued Langgaard, A Danish Lark



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Rued Langgaard, String Quartets Nos. 2, 3, 6, Variations on “Oh, Sacred Head” (vol.1), Nightingale String Quartet, Dacapo SACD




















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