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The Launy Grøndahl Legacy, Volume 1 [Danacord]

The Launy Grøndahl Legacy, Volume 1 [Danacord]

Danish conductor Launy Grøndahl (1896-1960, he was also a violinist in his younger days, and later a composer) is most associated, between 1925 and 1956, with the Danish Radio Symphony Orchestra (as it was known then), the band featured on this Danacord release. I...

Carl Nielsen’s music for The Mother [Dacapo]

Carl Nielsen’s music for The Mother [Dacapo]

“Carl Nielsen’s incidental music for The Mother was written for a gala celebrating the reunification, in 1920, of Southern Jutland with Denmark – one of the most important events in Denmark in the 20th century. The Royal Theatre commissioned the...