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Kurt Atterberg. Publisher: AMP. Piano Concerto in B-flat minor. Work Notes. Available in the USA and Canada only. Publisher. Breitkopf und Härtel. Category. Atterberg: Piano Concerto, Etc / Derwinger, Et Al with Derwinger, Love on CD. Order from your Concerto for Piano in B flat minor, Op. 37 by Kurt Atterberg. Kurt Atterberg’s Piano Concerto in B Flat minor hides behind preeminent Nordic composer Edvard Grieg’s shadow. Grieg is given most credit.

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He earned his engineering diploma a year later, as well as being awarded a State Music Fellowship.

I was particularly struck with the final work, Ballade and Passacaglia, purely orchestral and building steadily to a thrilling climactic coda. Six years later he was elected president of the society, maintaining the position until Retrieved from ” https: It is the second atterbrg, however, where Atterberg himself shines, as he finds his own sound.

Featured Popular Ensembles Academy of St. Recommended for those times when you need to be carried away to a magical place. His continued relationship with Nazi Germany’s musical associations after was used for propaganda purposes by the 3rd Reich. Atterberg was born in Gothenburg.

Kurt Atterberg – Wikipedia

Atterberg died on 15 February in Stockholm, aged 86, and was buried there in the Northern Cemetery. His output also includes six concertante works including his Rhapsody, Op. Springfield, VA See All Concert Reviews ” If you are unfamiliar with the works of 20th century Swedish composer Kurt Atterberg, concedto all means make it a point to get acquainted with this outstanding Swedish master. The two concerti pieces are both 10 minute musical statements with distinctive characters.


However, many composers still created Romantic styled works during classical Modernism’s ascendancy; for this reason, many hidden gems that reflect older Romantic and Impressionist styles exist buried beneath new trends. For the th anniversary of the death of Schubert inthe Columbia Graphophone Company sponsored a worldwide symphony competition in which composers were to write a symphony completing, or inspired by, Schubert’s “Unfinished” Symphony. Although continuing to compose and conduct, Atterberg enjoyed a fulfilling career in several different organisations.

The endless Romantic heaving and gesticulating, capped by a finale whose main tune sounds like a demented cross between two Tom Lehrer tunes “Be Prepared” and “The Irish Ballad”may well make it hard for some listeners to take seriously believe me, Atterberg was dead serious. Concegto have to be logged in to post a comment.

Kurt Atterberg

While already studying electrical engineering at the Royal Institute of TechnologyAtterberg also enrolled at the Royal College of Music, Stockholm in with a score of his Rhapsody and an incomplete version of his Symphony No.

Other jobs taken on by Atterberg included his work as a music critic for the Stockholms Tidningen from toand as secretary of the Royal Swedish Academy of Music from to All 3 works contained here are high quality, imaginatively conceived, and wonderfully performed compositions. Nonetheless, people should listen to this, because it is everything that Romantic piano concertos were.

Kugt best known for his set of 9 excellent symphonies also available concertp CPOAtterberg also composed several works for piano and orchestra, with 2 of them contained on this recording.


As you might guess, this shift affected Atterbfrg Atterberg, but his dilemma was even further inflamed by his support for Germany prior to and during the war, which wrecked pretty much any popularity he’d had after Germany’s defeat. Fort23 October 22nd Comments. On 1 Music Lists. His Ninth Symphony entitled Sinfonia Visionaria was, like Beethoven’s, scored for orchestra and chorus with vocal soloists.

In particular, the slightly less frantic, but even more rhythmically emphatic approach to the last movement carries the music Read more forward with every bit as much conviction and less suspicion of embarrassment.

Atterberg Piano Concerto, Op 37; Rhapsody, Op 1 |

Kanye West The Life of Pablo. Atterberg entered his Symphony No. This page was last edited on 2 Decemberat Many post-Romantic composers, no doubt producing compelling works, eluded public recognition when non-total music was popularized, and began dominating, consequently complicating other classical genres, or spaces, especially post-Romanticism.

The symphony was performed by Arturo Toscanini induring an NBC Symphony Orchestra broadcast concert; a performance which Atterberg praised on hearing the recorded broadcast.

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