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Nielsen: Symphonies Nos. 1 & 5 / Helios Overture / Flute Concerto / Clarinet Concerto / Maskarade; Schultz: Serenade for Strings [Import]

Thomas Jensen , Erik Tuxen , Mogens Wöldike , Danish State Radio Symphony Orchestra Audio CD
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  • Orchestra: Danish State Radio Symphony Orchestra
  • Conductor: Thomas Jensen, Erik Tuxen, Mogens Wöldike
  • Audio CD (June 1, 2010)
  • Number of Discs: 2
  • Format: Import
  • Label: Eloquence Australia
  • ASIN: B003LDKJMW
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #356,616 in Music (See Top 100 in Music)

Disc: 1
1. Symphony No. 1 in G minor, FS 16 (Op. 7): 1. Allegro orgoglioso
2. Symphony No. 1 in G minor, FS 16 (Op. 7): 2. Andante
3. Symphony No. 1 in G minor, FS 16 (Op. 7): 3. Allegro comodo
4. Symphony No. 1 in G minor, FS 16 (Op. 7): 4. Allegro con fuoco
5. Symphony No. 5, FS 97 (Op. 50): 1. Tempo giusto - Adagio non troppo
6. Symphony No. 5, FS 97 (Op. 50): 2. Allegro - Presto - Andante un poco tranquillo - Allegro
7. Helios, concert overture, FS 32 (Op. 17)
Disc: 2
1. Flute concerto, FS 119: 1. Allegro moderato
2. Flute concerto, FS 119: 2. Allegretto
3. Clarinet concerto, Op. 57 (FS 129): 1. Allegretto un poco
4. Clarinet concerto, Op. 57 (FS 129): 2. Poco adagio
5. Clarinet concerto, Op. 57 (FS 129): 3. Allegro non troppo
6. Clarinet concerto, Op. 57 (FS 129): 4. Allegro vivace
7. Maskarade (Masquerade), opera, FS 39: Overture
8. Maskarade (Masquerade), opera, FS 39: Act 1. Magdelone's Dance Scene
9. Maskarade (Masquerade), opera, FS 39: Act 2. Prelude
10. Maskarade (Masquerade), opera, FS 39: Hanedansen (Dance of the Cockerels)
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Editorial Reviews

Nielsen's six symphonies are the backbone of his compositional career. His bold and individual melodies and fresh-sounding ideas marked him out immediately as an individual voice among the new music of the day. The concertos were written for his friends, the members of the copenhagen wind quintet. Only two were completed before his death, the flute concerto for gilbert jespersen and the clarinet concerto for aage oxenvad, but in both his aim was to reflect the personalities of the players, the refined and fastidious jespersen, and the irascible but warm-hearted oxenvad. Making their first appearance on decca cd, these recordings were made between 1952 and 1954 and have long been considered of immense historical and musical value. Newly remastered for this release, the fascinating liner notes are provided by lyndon jenkins.

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5.0 out of 5 stars Gotta have Ib Eriksen in the Clarinet Concerto! June 22, 2014
While all of the Jensen and Tuxen performances are well worth having, the most urgent reason for having this collection is the wonderful performance of the Clarinet Concerto by Ib Eriksen, with Mogens Woldike and the Danish State Radio Orchestra. It captures the curmudgeonly, choleric and combustible aspects of this unique concerto like no other recording I've heard. And this studio version is not to be confused with the live recording available on Danacord, fine though that may be.
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For a fan of Carl Nielsen's music like me, reissues of the historic performances of his music by Danish conductors are always welcome. These are authoritative performances, though they are nicely complimented by Leonard Bernstein's recording with the New York Philharmonic of Symphony no. 5, currently hard to find in the US, and the more modern recordings by Herbert Blomstedt with the San Francisco Orchestra and the series, currently underway, by Alan Gilber, also with the New York Philharmonic (Gilbert has not yet recorded Symphonies 1 or 5). This two-CD reissue on Australian London combines Thomas Jensen's versions of Symphonies 1 and 5 and the Flute Concerto, Eric Tuxen's recording of the Helios Overture and Mogens Woldike's performance of the Clarinet Concerto. The Jensen and Tuxen recordings are also available on a CD from Dutton Labs, while the Woldike is on Danacord's excellent twelve CD (six volume) historic Nielsen series, but this double box is a good start for anyone wanting to explore these performances or Nielsen's music in general.

The Danish composer Carl Nielsen (1865-1931)is one of the most important and interesting early modernists. His music juxtaposes a regionally-inspired lyricism with a sense of modern anxiety and disorientation. Music and art are in themselves regarded as manifestations of a vital and resilient human energy, but they are, especially in the 5th Symphony, threatened by dissonant bursts of war and violence. For me, this music is a moving expression of the struggle and ultimately an important affirmation of itself.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars October 12, 2014
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Excellent performances of an under - performed but exceptional composer.
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