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"The Swedish composer Jan Carlstedt studied with professor Lars Erik Larsson in the late 1940's and continued his studies in England and Italy. He has always composed music that is completely sincere and profoundly human, with unbroken threads to tradition, nature and ...
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PSCD101 | PHONO SUECIA

Johannes Jansson was a relatively unknown composer until 1998, when the release of his CD "The Silver Call" caused something of a sensation. One reviewer found "Something spiritual and timeless about his beautiful and important work," and Lennart Bromander, writing in ...
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PSCD104 | PHONO SUECIA

"§The French horn is an instrument which fills out the sound as an additional voice. Håkan Nyqvist dares to go one step further than his predecessors. He demonstrates how the French horn can open out into a warm, broad smile. Now with this CD we are introduced to ...
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PSCD145 | PHONO SUECIA

Mikael Edlund (b. 1950) is a composer who has blazed new trails of his own. His string quartet "Brains and Dancin'" (1981) proved to be a major breakthrough for a composer of extreme austerity whose endeavour has come to focus on "sensuality and time". His rock and jazz ...
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PSCD20 | PHONO SUECIA

"New music which is not academic, a record which can demolish many prejudices" was one reviewer's verdict on this record, in which KammarensembleN, under its sadly short-lived founder and conductor Ansgar Krook, plays music by Anders Eliasson and Henrik Strindberg, ...
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PSCD57 | PHONO SUECIA

Cellist-composer Peter Schuback performs eight solo pieces by contemporary Swedish composers, himself among them. Several of the Swedish composers have written their compositions expressly for him. The cello monologues span the whole gamut of the instrument, from ...
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PSCD45 | PHONO SUECIA

Wlodek Gulgowski was born in 1944, in Lodz, Poland where he studied piano at the conservatory. After his studies, he dedicated himself to improvisation and jazz. He came to Sweden in 1965 and worked as a pianist, arranger and composer; during this time, he collaborated ...
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PSCD65 | PHONO SUECIA

"André Chini, a Frenchman by birth but living in Sweden for many years now, has always been critical of his former compatriots' nuclear weapons tests, and his Mururoa violin concerto was written in protest against them already in 1989. "Nils-Erik Sparf is a brilliant ...
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PSCD80 | PHONO SUECIA

"Music by Werner Wolf Glaser, one of Sweden's most productive composers. He was born i Cologne, Germany, but is since 1944 an important figure in the musical life of Vasteras, Sweden: as a composer, music reviewer and founder of The Vasteras School of Music. He studied ...
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PSCD14 | PHONO SUECIA

"Pär Lindgren (b. 1952) has made a name for himself as a leading personality in Swedish electro-acoustic music, but it is above all his instrumental music that is presented here. This CD was very well received by the press: "It makes an excellent introduction to the ...
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PSCD21 | PHONO SUECIA

"Arne Mellnäs had a bold musical profile already in the 1960s. He has devoted himself to electro-acoustic music, new methods of notation, unconventional sounds and, not least, new ways of using the human voice. The four pieces on this CD were written between 1972 and ...
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PSCD22 | PHONO SUECIA

"When this recording was released, one review declared that the Hägersten Motet Choir and Ingemar Månsson, its director, belonged to the upper firmament of choral music! Innumerable are the works by Swedish composers which the choir has premiered. The three choral ...
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PSCD25 | PHONO SUECIA

"Miklos Maros is never a man for glibness. He has a gripping tonal language all of his own. Many of his compositions were written expressly for certain musicians, with their particular style of playing in mind. The Saxophone Concerto in this recording, for example, is ...
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PSCD23 | PHONO SUECIA

works BY F. ÖSTERLING, C. LARSON, D. NELSON, I. LINDHOLM
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PSCD125 | PHONO SUECIA