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  1. Flashback Friday May 31

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    Flashback Friday May 31

    31. May 2013

    This week has been in the name of KLANG – the newly restructured avantgarde music festival for ”classical connoisseurs” and ”curious culture lovers”. Edition·S – music¬sound¬art was well represented in the programme, so here’s a short recap of what we experienced:

  2. Flashback Friday May 24

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    Flashback Friday May 24

    24. May 2013

    It is the last day before the grand Avantgarde Music Festival KLANG kicks off! We’re very excited by the newly restructured festival and look forward to experiencing many interesting performances by great ensembles and talented composers. Among those are of course Edition·S – music¬sound¬art composers.Therefore this Flashback Friday will be short and sweet and we have chosen to dedicate it to KLANG – so it becomes a kind of ”Flash Forward Friday” instead. Here we give you a list of recommendations for the next week or so:

  3. Ejnar Kanding in New York

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    Ejnar Kanding in New York

    22. May 2013

    This weekend the renowned TRANSIT ensemble hosts the DoubleBill Festival in New York and Edition·S – music¬sound¬art composer Ejnar Kanding is on the programme.The festival runs from May 25 to 27 in Brooklyn, New York and presents a string of prestigious ensembles and composers. On May 25 at 8 pm the talented ensemble Transit premieres Ejnar Kanding’s Texture 1 for clarinet, percussion, piano, violin, cello and live electronics. The performance takes place at Actors Fund Art Center in Brooklyn.

  4. Flashback Friday May 17

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    Flashback Friday May 17

    16. May 2013

    This week we have been recovering from all the festivals we have attended the past couple of weeks. Last weekend some of the Edition·S staff temporarily moved to Aarhus to attend the annual SPOR Festival. And as you may know, our last Flashback Friday was generated live from this beautiful city – the city of smiles!

  5. Rune Glerup Receives 3-Year Work Grant

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    Rune Glerup Receives 3-Year Work Grant

    16. May 2013

    Today it was announced that Edition·S – music¬sound¬art composer Rune Glerup is the receiver of the Danish Arts Foundation’s three-year work grant.The Danish Arts Foundation writes:

  6. Premiere of Timothy Baxter in Paris

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    Premiere of Timothy Baxter in Paris

    13. May 2013

    A musical collaboration between Denmark and France has been developed through the festival Autour d’Erik Satie 2013 in Paris, France, which celebrates the French composer Erik Satie’s life.

  7. Flashback Friday May 10

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    Flashback Friday May 10

    10. May 2013

    Live from AarhusToday Flashback Friday is written from the heart of Aarhus where SPOR festival is well underway. Last night the opening concert featured composer Simon Steen-Andersen’s Black Box Music performed by the talented Håkon Stene and Aarhus Sinfonietta. What a way to open the festival! The audience loved it!Kat Jarby attended the concert and took some photos:

  8. Me Quitte at SPOR Festival

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    Me Quitte at SPOR Festival

    6. May 2013

    This Thursday SPOR festival for Contemporary music and sound art kicks off in the “city of smiles”, Aarhus. Friday evening audiences can experience Edition·S – music¬sound¬art composer Niels Rønsholdt’s Me Quitte.Learn more about the work here and take a moment to grasp this strangely beautiful photo by Anka Bardeleben.The love song reflected in a cabinet of magic mirrors

  9. Flashback Friday May 3

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    Flashback Friday May 3

    3. May 2013

    This week we have been preparing for the Danish Composers’ Society’s big birthday bash this Saturday. The Society is celebrating its 100th anniversary and in that connection they celebrate with an entire day of music from the past 100 years. We are very proud to be a part of such a grand celebration and are well represented both by old and significant works and brand new premieres.

  10. 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?

  11. 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.

  12. 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.

  13. 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.

  14. 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.

  15. 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.

  16. 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.

  17. 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.

  18. 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.