Vagn Holmboe: Concertos

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Vagn Holmboe: Concertos

Awards:

Gramophone Magazine

Editor's Choice - July 2013

Label:

Dacapo

Catalogue No:

6220599

Discs:

1

Release date:

2nd April 2013

Barcode:

0747313159963

Length:

59 minutes

Medium:

SACD (download also available)

Format:

Hybrid Multi-channel
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Vagn Holmboe: Concertos


Holmboe:

Concerto for Viola, Op. 189

Lars Anders Tomter (viola)

Concerto for Orchestra

Concerto for Violin No. 2, Op. 139

Erik Heide (violin)


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The solo concertos for violin and viola are works that combine Holmboe’s own purist Nordic style with a huge declaration of love for the wild and dancing eastern European folk music.

Holmboe’s Concerto for Orchestra (composed in his youth in1929) has never been performed before and all three works are world premiere recordings.

Vagn Holmboe: Viola Concerto, Op. 189

I. Allegro moderato, ma con forza

II. Allegro - Andante - Vivace

Vagn Holmboe: Concerto for Orchestra

Concerto for Orchestra

Vagn Holmboe: Violin Concerto No. 2, Op. 139

I. Allegro - Poco meno mosso - Tempo I

II. Adagio affettuoso - Allegro molto

MusicWeb International

17th June 2013

“'Concertos' is an excellent place to start a collection of Holmboe's music, a path that all true music lovers should take unhesitatingly...the quality playing of the Norrköping Symphony Orchestra and two fine soloists, this disc, even with the sub-hour running time, adds up to a must-have.”

Gramophone Magazine

July 2013

“That this is one the finest viola concertos ever penned I have not the slightest doubt, and it is thrown off with dazzling virtuosity by Tomter and the Norrköping Symphony Orchestra”

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