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  1. A Fascination with Music Boxes

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    A Fascination with Music Boxes

    1. May 2013

    Jexper Holmen is a composer intrigued by the extremes. He is known for composing music that fits into three categories: pre-catastrophic, catastrophic and post-catastrophic works. On top of it all, he has a fascination with music boxes. E·S did a quick'n'dirty interview with him about his and accordionist Frode Andersen's latest work Alnitak for 72 participants, 60 music boxes and 12 accordions. The work is premiered on May 26 during one of this month's many festivals, KLANG.Can you shortly describe the work?

  2. CLICK Festival

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    CLICK Festival

    29. April 2013

    From May 8 to 12, 2013 The Culture Yard in Elsinore hosts a festival of new media art. In that connection Edition·S – music¬sound¬art duo Klejs & Rønsholdt has created an installation version of the work Racer.CLICK Festival is a part of the newly founded Culture Yard in Elsinore. The Culture Yard consists of Elsinore's main library full of modern facilities, a large and a small stage, the Yard Museum, exhibition hall, eatery, arcade, meeting facilities and workshops.

  3. SPOR Festival 2013

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    SPOR Festival 2013

    29. April 2013

    Next week the Danish festival for contemporary music and sound art, SPOR Festival kicks off in Aarhus and Edition·S­ ­­– music¬sound¬art is well represented in the programme.SPOR Festival runs from May 9 to 12, 2013 in Aarhus, Denmark and is known for taking risks and premiering international sound art. This year three Edition·S composers are on the programme with very important works.

  4. Opening Event for Music Confucius Institute

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    Opening Event for Music Confucius Institute

    29. April 2013

    Thursday May 2, 2013 The Royal Danish Academy of Music will host an event marking the opening of the world’s first Music Confucius Institute and Edition·S – music¬sound¬art is on the programme.From April 30 through May 4, 2013 The Royal Danish Academy of Music will host a delegation of Chinese musicians in connection with the opening concert of the Music Confucius Institute – a meeting between Danish and Chinese music and culture.

  5. 100 years of music in one day

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    100 years of music in one day

    24. April 2013

    On Saturday May 4the Danish Composer’s Society celebrates its 100th anniversary. Founded in 1913 it is Scandinavia’s oldest association for professional composers and sound artists.

  6. Oration – an operatic pamphlet on being human

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    Oration – an operatic pamphlet on being human

    22. April 2013

    About a year ago the Danish composer Line Tjørnhøj was given the opportunity to have a small work performed at the prestigious Center for Contemporary Opera (CCO) in New York. After a lot of hard work and fundraising, the opera Mirandolas, Oration is now planned to have its world premiere this summer.

  7. Flashback Friday April 19

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    Flashback Friday April 19

    19. April 2013

    This week has been in the name of festivals! We have been preparing all the festivals coming up this May! And we’re very excited!The new and improved KLANG Festival (the former Athelas Festival) released its programme and Edition·S – music¬sound¬art is very pleased to announce that we’re well represented by some of our young and talented composers.

  8. Text & Graphix CD Release

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    Text & Graphix CD Release

    19. April 2013

    On April 28, 2013 the two Edition·S – music¬sound¬art composers Carl Bergstrøm-Nielsen and Henrik Rasmussen invite to a release party for a Polish recording of their music.

  9. KLANG Festival Programme Released

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    KLANG Festival Programme Released

    17. April 2013

    Today KLANG Festival released the official programme and Edition·S – music¬sound¬art is well represented.

  10. Nordlichter 2013 - Nordic Music and Arts in Berlin

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    Nordlichter 2013 - Nordic Music and Arts in Berlin

    17. April 2013

    On April 27, 2013 the German festival Nordlichter (“Northern Lights”) presents an evening of Nordic music in Berlin.

  11. Ejnar Kanding On Tour

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    Ejnar Kanding On Tour

    17. April 2013

    Next week the Danish composer Ejnar Kanding will embark on a tour with the Berlin-based Ensemble Adapter.From April 25 to June 2, 2013 it will be possible to experience Ejnar Kanding’s work Stillstehen in both Denmark and Germany. The work was originally composed in 2009, but never had its premiere and will now be performed in a new version from 2011.

  12. Flashback Friday April 12

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    Flashback Friday April 12

    12. April 2013

    This week has been full of exciting meetings with partners, prospective partners, composers and good people. We’re in the midst of planning our future and it looks bright and prosperous.Monday we met with our composer Morten Olsen and our colleagues at Dacapo Records, who have an album coming out soon with a brand new project called Be my quiet friend. Stay tuned for more info on this one – there are some interesting things coming up.

  13. HOWL – a suite of mini operas

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    HOWL – a suite of mini operas

    12. April 2013

    In May, the Canadian production company Vocalypse hosts an intimate encounter with 3 new mini operas performed by soprano Janice Jackson. One of the operas is composed by Edition·S – music¬sound¬art’s very own Klaus Ib Jørgensen.

  14. Steingrimur Rohloff Premiere

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    Steingrimur Rohloff Premiere

    11. April 2013

    On April 20, 2012 the prestigious Ensemble Modern premieres the second of two major works for sinfonietta composed by the Icelandic-born Steingrimur Rohloff.Ensemble Modern Akademie commissioned Steingrimur’s Colonies for their 10th anniversary in collaboration with the national German radio Deutschland Rundfunk. The work will be premiered Saturday April 20 at 8 pm at DLF-Forum neuer Musik.

  15. Flashback Friday April 5

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    Flashback Friday April 5

    5. April 2013

    This week and the one before that we have had a little Easter focus on C.E.F. Weyse. His biography has been updated, his works have been #ScoreOfTheWeek on our Twitter profile and a short article has been written. Weyse was the man who refined the Danish lieder genre and Edition·S have published two volumes of his songs with piano. His music matches the sunny spring weather and the Easter holidays.

  16. Two Edition·S Composers Nominated for the Carl Prize

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    Two Edition·S Composers Nominated for the Carl Prize

    4. April 2013

    Friday April 19, 2013 the brand new prize, the Carl Prize, will be handed out to the lucky winners. Among the nominees are two Edition·S – music¬sound¬art composers.

  17. Article: C.E.F. Weyse (1774 – 1842)

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    Article: C.E.F. Weyse (1774 – 1842)

    2. April 2013

    Christoph Ernst Friedrich Weyse was the first composer of the Danish Golden Age and possibly the greatest. In Denmark he was a very recognized composer in his time and still is up to this day. To mark Easter we would like to draw attention to Weyse with this short article.

  18. Kind Words From The World Around Us

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    Kind Words From The World Around Us

    2. April 2013