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  1. Pretty Sound Won Norwegian Grammy

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    Pretty Sound Won Norwegian Grammy

    1. April 2013

    On Saturday March 23, 2013 Simon Steen-Andersen’s portrait album ”Pretty Sound” won the Norwegian Grammy Spellemann 2012.The Spellemann Grammy has since its first ceremony in 1973 been seen as Norway’s most prestigious music award. It is given out every year to artists and rights holders, who have contributed considerably to the music life the past year. The aim for the Spellemann Grammy is to honour, inspire and motivate all musicians and to strengthen the unity across genres in the music life.

  2. Flashback Friday March 22

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    Flashback Friday March 22

    22. March 2013

    It should have been spring… but no, the snow returned and made Copenhagen a cold and dark city again. But here at Edition·S – music¬sound¬art we keep our spirits high! We’re still very excited about all the great news from last week – and perhaps this isn’t the end of it…

  3. Lullabies on Palm Sunday

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    Lullabies on Palm Sunday

    18. March 2013

    Ny Musik i Birkerød (New Music in Birkerød) has invited three composers to perform on Palm Sunday.

  4. The Carl Prize

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    The Carl Prize

    18. March 2013

    In April the Danish music scene gets a new prize ceremony and three Edition·S – music¬sound¬art composers are amongst the nominees.The Carl Prize is named after the great composer Carl Nielsen – not to confuse with the Carl Nielsen Prize – and founded by Danish Music Publishers' Association. The prize will be given out to a number of Danish songwriters and composers divided into eleven categories:Composer of pop/rockLyricistInternational BreakthroughSongComposer of jazz/folk/worldComposer of Children’s music

  5. Kunsten.nu Writes About Breathless Moment

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    Kunsten.nu Writes About Breathless Moment

    15. March 2013

    Yesterday, Thursday March 14, 2013 the Danish art website Kunsten.nu published an article about Klejs & Rønsholdt’s app-opera Breathless Moment.The article looks at Breathless Moment as an innovative art piece as well as a tangible way for opera audiences and tablets users to connect with the art.

  6. Flashback Friday March 15

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    Flashback Friday March 15

    15. March 2013

    This week has been full of great news and kind words! First of all we are very proud to announce that the British newspaper The Times published an article about Danish music and in that context interviewed two of our composers!

  7. ANMF Becomes KLANG

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    ANMF Becomes KLANG

    15. March 2013

    The annual festival Athelas New Music Festival is celebrating its fifth anniversary this year and has just announced that it is changing name.

  8. SPOR Programme Released

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    SPOR Programme Released

    14. March 2013

    Today SPOR Festival released this year’s programme and three Edition·S – music¬sound¬art composers are on it.

  9. Students Perform Portrait Concert

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    Students Perform Portrait Concert

    14. March 2013

    Next week students of Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts will perform a portrait concert of Edition·S – music¬sound¬art composer Simon Steen-Andersen.The concert is held on the first day of a film and music festival arranged by the academy, which runs from Thursday March 21 to Saturday March 23, 2013. At the concert the students will perform four of Steen-Andersen’s works including the highly acclaimed Black Box Music.

  10. The Times Writes About Danish Music

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    The Times Writes About Danish Music

    12. March 2013

    On Friday March 8, 2013 the British newspaper The Times published an article about Danish music featuring two Edition·S – music¬sound¬art composers.The artist duo Klejs & Rønsholdt and Berlin-based Simon Steen-Andersen were interviewed by The Times two weeks ago in the context of the concert New From the North at Barbican in London. The result was a very kind article about the Danish music scene – and some very kind words about Edition·S:

  11. SNYK interviews Lars Kynde

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    SNYK interviews Lars Kynde

    11. March 2013

    The annual PULSAR festival is almost over and it has been a long weekend of performances by many Edition·S – music¬sound¬art composers. One of them was Lars Kynde who performed his work Elephant Heart Saturday afternoon. SNYK met him last week for a talk about ”DIY instruments”.

  12. Icelandic-German Concert

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    Icelandic-German Concert

    11. March 2013

    The Icelandic Caput Ensemble performs an Icelandic-German concert, where Edition·S – music¬sound¬art composer Steingrimur Rohloff is on the programme.On Sunday March 17, 2013 the Nordic House in Reykjavík hosts an encounter between Icelandic and German culture with both culinary and musical experiences. The two-day conference is a kind of “meal between“, in a series of conferences discussing political, cultural, historical and industrial relations between the Nordic region and Germany.

  13. Flashback Friday March 8

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    Flashback Friday March 8

    8. March 2013

    The sun continues to shine and it shines a kind light on the many talented composers on the art music scene. Yesterday was the opening concert of PULSAR festival where the prestigious Ensemble Intercontemporain performed newly composed works by young Danish composers. Amongst those were Edition·S – music¬sound¬art composer Nicolai Worsaae who had his brand new work Zwischen den beiden Kammern premiered. A beautiful piece with a front stage and a back stage:

  14. Rebecca’s Top Tips for Upcoming Performances

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    Rebecca’s Top Tips for Upcoming Performances

    4. March 2013

    Rebecca Dawson is the new director at Edition·S, and as such is enjoying getting to know the many composers we publish and represent. She was attracted to join Edition·S by the tangible aesthetic diversity within its catalogue, and also by the strong presence of sound art, which is an art form not traditionally associated with an art music publisher. Also, her (barely concealed) love of Denmark, its culture and its truly collaborative spirit meant that the chance to work at Edition·S was far too good to refuse!

  15. Flashback Friday March 1

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    Flashback Friday March 1

    1. March 2013

    It is finally SPRING! The sun is shining and everything looks a bit brighter. Here at Edition·S – music¬sound¬art we are very happy that it is springtime because that means festival time. Next week the Danish festival PULSAR kicks off at the Royal Academy of Music in Copenhagen and we are looking forward to all the exciting performances.

  16. Simon Steen-Andersen Awarded the Carl Nielsen Prize

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    Simon Steen-Andersen Awarded the Carl Nielsen Prize

    1. March 2013

    Yesterday it was announced that the renowned Edition·S – music¬sound¬art composer Simon Steen-Andersen is awarded the Carl Nielsen Prize in October 2013. The prize is a great honour and Simon receives 600.000 DKKr.The press release characterises Simon with the words:

  17. Edition·S Composers at PULSAR Festival

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    Edition·S Composers at PULSAR Festival

    28. February 2013

    Next week PULSAR Festival kicks off at the Royal Academy of Music in Copenhagen with Edition·S – music¬sound¬art composers on the programme.The annual festival – for and by students – runs from March 7 to 14, 2013 in Copenhagen, Denmark and features eight days of music – 12 entirely free concerts, with international stars, Danish ensembles and music composed by promising young, Danish composers.

  18. Kristeligt Dagblad Writes About Simon Steen-Andersen

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    Kristeligt Dagblad Writes About Simon Steen-Andersen

    28. February 2013

    Yesterday the Danish newspaper Kristeligt Dagblad published an article about Edition·S – music¬sound¬art composer Simon Steen-Andersen in connection to the announcement of him being the recipient of Berliner Künstpreis 2013.“With his visual sound worlds between composition, performance and installation Simon Steen-Andersen has taken Europe’s scenes for modern classical music the past couple of years.” Writes journalist Mathias Irminger Sonne.