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Dynamis: Music For Brass Band By Torstein Aagaard-nilsen

Aagaard-nilsen / Manger Musikklag / Sagstad
Release Date: 04/10/2012 
Label:  Lawo Classics   Catalog #: 1003   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Torstein Aagaard-Nilsen
Performer:  Arne PedersenMichael VollanBirgitte Bjornsdatter BrugetCraig Farr,   ... 
Conductor:  Bjorn Sagstad
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 0 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

“Norwegian composer Torstein Aagaard-Nilsen is one of the most original creative voices writing for brassband. The many delights and depths in this fine production will be appreciated by repeated listening.”

-- Paul Hindmarsch, Brassbandworld

"Manger Musikklag is one of the country's best brass bands and at times one can feel almost ecstatic listening to the remarkable level of musicianship. The title piece "Dynamis" is the highlight of this recording with its drama and power in brass form."

-- Marit Elise Lyngstad, Hamar Arbeiderblad

"Harmonious, skillful playing. Both the composer and the band are in top form on the principal piece, "Dynamis." It is
Read more singable, dramatic, and features soloists, which lends it an almost oratorium-like quality. Especially grand is the sound of the brass instruments together with marimba. The playing of Manger Musikklag is exceptionally well-balanced."

-- Erik Steinskog, Bergens Tidene
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Works on This Recording

Chant, for brass band by Torstein Aagaard-Nilsen
Conductor:  Bjorn Sagstad
Written: 2007 
Date of Recording: 04/2008 
Venue:  NRK Hordaland, Studio 23 
Length: 7 Minutes 38 Secs. 
Cantigas, for brass band by Torstein Aagaard-Nilsen
Performer:  Arne Pedersen (Euphonium), Michael Vollan (Cornet)
Conductor:  Bjorn Sagstad
Written: 2005 
Date of Recording: 04/2008 
Venue:  NRK Hordaland, Studio 23 
Length: 18 Minutes 11 Secs. 
Dynamis (Missa Sophia), for brass band by Torstein Aagaard-Nilsen
Performer:  Birgitte Bjornsdatter Bruget (Trombone), Craig Farr (Percussion), Merete Vollan Drevsjomoen (Cornet),
Pal Magne Austnes (Tuba)
Conductor:  Bjorn Sagstad
Written: 1998-1999 
Date of Recording: 04/2008 
Venue:  NRK Hordaland, Studio 23 
Length: 32 Minutes 7 Secs. 

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