1867-2017: 150 Years / Royal Danish Academy of Music

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For 150 years the Royal Danish Academy of Music in Copenhagen has manifested itself as one of the central institutions in Danish musical life. A succession of great names in Danish music, creators as well as performers, have worked at RDAM, and this 12-album box set paints a unique portrait in sound of RDAM and important aspects of Danish music from the end of the 1800s until our own time. Some of these recordings are brand-new and made just for this release, while others are historic recordings, made at the beginning of the twentieth century. Together they portray one of the most important cultural institutions in Denmark. An extensive booklet including a forward by the organization’s president, a comprehensive essay, and commentary on all of the albums is also included.

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REVIEW:

Complete with a 128-page booklet with multiple articles in English and Danish, this is a more than fitting memorial to the first 150 years of this august Danish institution.

– Records International


Product Description:


  • Catalog Number: 8201202


  • UPC: 636943120217


  • Label: Dacapo


  • Composer: Arnold Schoenberg, Asger Lund Christiansen, Astor Piazzolla, Benjamin Britten, Bent Sorensen, Carl Nielsen, Claude Debussy, Erik Hojsgaard, Felix Mendelssohn, Finn Hoffding, Franz Joseph Haydn, Franz Krommer, Franz Schubert, Frédéric Chopin, Fuzzy, Gaetano Donizetti, Gustav Mahler, Hans Abrahamsen, Harald Saeverud, Herman D. Koppel, Ib Norholm, Jean Baptiste Edouard Dupuy, Johan Peter E. Hartmann, Johann Sebastian Bach, Johannes Brahms, Jorgen Jersild, Knudage Riisager, Launy Grondahl, Leif Kayser, Ludwig van Beethoven, Luigi Boccherini, Maurice Ravel, Niels Gade, Niels Rosing-Schow, Niels Viggo Bentzon, Pablo de Sarasate, Pall Isolfsson, Pelle Gudmundsen-Holmgree, Per Norgård, Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky, Poul Ruders, Robert Schumann, Vagn Holmboe, Witold Lutoslawski, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart


  • Conductor: Erik Tuxen, Gunnar Stern, Gyorgy Lehel, Hannu Koivula, Igor Markevitch, Ilan Volkov, Johan Hye-Knudsen, Laurent Cuniot, Lavard Friisholm, Michael Schonwandt, Ole Schmidt, Osmo Vänskä, Tamás Vetö, Thomas Dausgaard, Thomas Jensen


  • Orchestra/Ensemble: Ars Nova, Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra, Copenhagen Philharmonic Orchestra, Danish Chamber Players, Danish National Radio Symphony Orchestra, Danish National Radio Symphony Wind Quintet, Danish National Symphony Orchestra, Danish Piano Trio, Danish Radio Sinfonietta, Danish State Radio Symphony Orchestra, Danish String Quartet, Odense Symphony Orchestra, Royal Danish Orchestra, Tivoli Concert Orchestra, TM+, Trio Con Brio Copenhagen


  • Performer: Amalie Malling, Anker Blyme, Anne Marie Fjord Abildskov, Arne Skjold Rasmussen, Bine Bryndorf, Carl Bloch, Christian Christiansen, Else Paaske, Endre Wolf, Erling Blondal Bengtsson, Eyvind Moller, Geir Draugsvoll, Georg Vásárhelyi, Gert Mortensen, Gert Sorensen, Grethe Krogh, Hans Fagius, Helene Gjerris, Henry Holst, Herman D. Koppel, Holger Gilbert-Jespersen, Holger Lund-Christiansen, Jesper Juul Sorensen, Jesper Lützhøft, Jesper Sivebaek, Johanne Stockmarr, John Kruse, Karina Agerbo, Kim Borg, Marianna Shirinyan, Max Artved, Mette Rasmussen, Morten Zeuthen, Niels Viggo Bentzon, Niklas Sivelov, Peder Elbaek, Poul Birkelund, Robert Riefling, Rodolfo Llambias, Sergei Azizian, Svend Christian Felumb, Tim Frederiksen, Toke Møldrup, Tonny Landy, Torben Anton Svendsen, Tove Lonskov, Ulla Miilmann, Victor Schiøler, Waldemar Wolsing