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Nielsen: Symphonies Nos. 1 & 5; Helios Overture; Flute Concerto

April 22, 2016

Nielsen’s six symphonies are the backbone of his compositional career. His bold and individual melodies and fresh-sounding ideas marked him out immediately as an individual voice among the new music of the day. The concertos were written for his friends, the members of the Copenhagen Wind Quintet. Only two were completed before his death, the […]