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Composer: Nørgard {Norgard}, Per (b. 1932)

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Year of birth1932
Period20th century
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Prom 51: A rare visit to the world of Per Nørgård

Thomas Dausgaard © Thomas Grondahl
The BBC Scottish Symphony and Thomas Dausgaard unite Wagner, Strauss and a 43-year-old symphony from a modern Danish master.
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“Per Nørgård's America" comes to New York

Per Nørgård © Manu Theobald
Per Nørgård's music sounds like sonified math, an algebraic equation unfurling across time and mingling with Reichian phase shifting and drum patterns. 
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Royal Danish Orchestra thrills in Birmingham's Symphony Hall

Michael Boder © Alexander Vasiljev
This was a concert made in heaven. To hear Per Nørgård's Iris, one of a triptych of symphonic poems composed in the late 1960s, eerie and mysterious, and underlain by the influences of Sibelius and Nørgård's teacher and fellow-symphonist, Vagn Holmboe, would make a rich and rewarding enough occasion in itself.
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Prom 35: The BBC Philharmonic and John Storgårds present a feast of Nordic music

The Manchester-based BBC Philharmonic made their last appearance of this year’s Proms on Thursday night led by their newly appointed Principal Guest Conductor, John Storgårds.
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Sphärenharmonien mit dem Münchener Kammerorchester

Clemens Shuldt © Marco Borggreve
Unter der Leitung von Clemens Schuldt präsentiert das Kammerorchester ein abwechslungsreiches Programm von Mozart bis Adès.
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