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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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It is typically Romantic, and rather comforting until it crescendos from soft and slow in the first half to powerful and anthemic afterward. In other projects Wikimedia Commons.

His output also includes six concertante works including his Rhapsody, Op. Richard Strauss Also sprach Kuurt. He conducted his own works in Germany, sometimes with famous iurt and a number of famous German conductors built on Atterberg’s symphonies. It is the second movement, however, where Atterberg himself shines, as he finds his own sound.

Kurt Atterberg

Alastor October 22nd Comments. This recording can help fill the category of Northern Realm, those coutries located close to the Arctic Circle.

He accepted a post at the Swedish Patent and Registration Office ingoing on to become a head of department inand working there until his retirement in Atterberg married twice, first Ella Peterson, kyrt pianist, in ; they divorced eight years later. Concerto for Piano in B flat minor, Op.

Atterberg entered his Symphony No. During the Third Reich era, Atterberg maintained contact with German composers and music bodies, in order to strengthen Swedish-German music relations.


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All 3 works contained here are high quality, imaginatively conceived, and wonderfully performed compositions. List of compositions by Kurt Atterberg. 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.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Conecrto movement, Furioso, begins with duality – equals parts cheer and intensity, it transitions into this dainty but flighty section that’s more Nordic – very reminiscent of Grieg’s Piano Concerto in A Minorbut still triumphant, which reminds of the Russians, particularly atterbegr Scriabin.

Atterberg takes from Russian compositional styles, so undertones of Rachmaninoff, specifically, ring fairly clear. In a letter to Pergament, Atterberg lurt Ballade and Passacaglia, Op. Fort23 October 22nd Comments. Rhapsody for Piano and Orchestra, Op.

His String Quartet No. He is best known for his symphonies, operas, and ballets.

I was particularly struck with the final work, Ballade and Passacaglia, purely orchestral and building atterbsrg to a thrilling climactic coda.

ShakerFaker October 23rd Comments. The symphony was performed by Arturo Toscanini induring an NBC Symphony Orchestra broadcast concert; a performance which Atterberg praised on hearing the recorded broadcast. The Royal Academy of Music set up an inquiry of Atterberg at his own request. Hannover Radio Philharmonic Orchestra Period: Although continuing to compose and conduct, Kyrt enjoyed a fulfilling career in several different organisations.

His Ninth Symphony entitled Sinfonia Visionaria was, like Beethoven’s, scored for orchestra and chorus with vocal soloists. The two bookend pieces are both 10 minute musical statements with distinctive characters.


Six years later he became a performer in the Stockholm Concert Society, now known as the Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestraas well as publishing his first completed work, the Rhapsody for Piano and Orchestra, Op.

Perhaps best known for his set of 9 excellent symphonies also available on CPOAtterberg also composed several works for piano and orchestra, with 2 of them contained on this recording. Atterberg never hesitated to pass the German contacts he established over the years to his Swedish colleagues, or to work for Swedish works constructed in Germany.

Review This Title Share on Facebook. Atterberg composed nine symphonies. He earned his engineering diploma a year later, as well as being awarded a State Music Fellowship. In short, this is another winner in CPO’s ongoing Atterberg series. Views Read Edit View history. Six years later he was elected president of the society, maintaining the position until Still, if you just sit back and wallow in its billowing excess, there’s much fun to be had, and this performance improves on its predecessor being better played by both soloist and orchestra, and better recorded.

Featured Popular Ensembles Academy of St. InAtterberg began learning the cellohaving been inspired by a concert by the Brussels String Quartet, featuring a performance of Beethoven ‘s String Quartet No.