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  1. Interview {PLIIINGGG…}

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    Interview {PLIIINGGG…}

    4. February 2013

    In 2010 the composers Christian Winther Christensen (1977), Nicolai Worsaae (1980) and Rune Glerup (1981) arranged their joint debut from the Royal Danish Music Conservatory. They put together a 2-day festival under the name of {Pliiinggg…} and invited the London Sinfonietta, supplemented by talented young Danish musicians, to play their works.

  2. Tragic Opera Published for the First Time

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    Tragic Opera Published for the First Time

    4. February 2013

    This spring, the Danish composer Peter Arnold Heise’s (1830-1879) work “King and Marshall” (Drot & Marsk) will be published for the first time in a critical edition in collaboration with Edition·S – music¬sound¬art. The work has never been published before.

  3. Flashback Friday February 1

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    Flashback Friday February 1

    1. February 2013

    This week at Edition·S – music¬sound¬art has been full of "hellos" and "goodbyes". We have officially said "hello" to our new CEO, Becky Dawson, who started her job today - even though she isn't actually physically present, she is with us in spirit (and on email rebecca@edition-s.dk). We have also welcomed a new intern. Emilie Holst will be helping out with marketing & communications and teaching us all about the Chinese market. You can catch her on emilie@edition-s.dk.

  4. Hanne Ørvad R.I.P.

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    Hanne Ørvad R.I.P.

    1. February 2013

    January 5, 2013 the Danish composer Hanne Ørvad passed away after fighting the illness sclerosis for a long time. Hanne Ørvad was a professional singer in the Danish National Chamber Choir for almost 25 years before she became a composer. As a composer she was very inspired by words and often composed works for voice and with texts that supply the meanings of the musical context. She once said at the beginning of a lecture:

  5. Two Steingrimur Rohloff Premieres

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    Two Steingrimur Rohloff Premieres

    30. January 2013

    The Icelandic-born composer Steingrimur Rohloff has two major works premiering soon. Both works are composed for sinfonietta and performed by prestigious ensembles.

  6. Simon Steen-Andersen Receives Prestigious Art Award

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    Simon Steen-Andersen Receives Prestigious Art Award

    29. January 2013

    Akademie der Künste in Berlin, Germany has just announced the winners of the art award Berlin Jubilee Foundation 1848/1948 and Edition·S – music¬sound¬art composer Simon Steen-Andersen is on the list.

  7. Flashback Friday January 25

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    Flashback Friday January 25

    25. January 2013

    The past few Flashback Fridays have been talking about jumping into a new year, getting out of “holiday mode” and having a ”fresh start” and that is what January is famous for. This time of year is full of plans, schedules, and new ideas, excel spreadsheets and so on. Working at a publishing house doesn’t change that!Whilst we’re waiting for the new CEO to begin her job, we’ve slowly begun to plan what is going to happen in 2013. The first #photodiary picture of the year was of marketing & communication plans:

  8. Gothenburg Burning

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    Gothenburg Burning

    23. January 2013

    This weekend the great international film festival in Gothenburg kicks off with wide variety of films from all over the world on the programme. In the middle of this intense festival, the Swedish ensemble Pearls Before Swine Experience performs an Edition·S – music¬sound¬art work.

  9. Flashback Friday January 18

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    Flashback Friday January 18

    18. January 2013

    This week has been filled with Edition·S – music¬sound¬art superstar Simon Steen-Andersen. Yesterday he did a rare performance in Denmark with Aarhus Symphony Orchestra and Canadian conductor Julian Kuerti.

  10. Flashback Friday January 11

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    Flashback Friday January 11

    11. January 2013

    This week we have returned to reality after a nice long Christmas holiday. We can no longer use the excuse of being in ”holiday mode”. It’s January, it’s cold and it’s hard work.But it also means that we say hello to a brand new year with lots of performances and exciting news. The second edition of the Edition·S – music¬sound¬art newsletter has just been sent out with carefully selected scores of the month, latest news and upcoming performances. This month’s E·xclusive revealed a Spotify playlist full of music that has inspired some of our composers in their work as artists.

  11. Andrew Mellor on Rued Langgaard

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    Andrew Mellor on Rued Langgaard

    10. January 2013

    The past few years have been kind to Rued Langgaard. Two major BBC Proms performances and a spurt of CD releases have been contributing to telling and sharing the extraordinary story of Langgaard. Author Andrew Mellor has written an article about the Rued Langgaard Edition’s (RLE) rehabilitation of his works.

  12. Symphonic Concert in Aarhus

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    Symphonic Concert in Aarhus

    10. January 2013

    It is an international meeting of culture when the American symphony, the Chinese Chairman Mao and Danish Simon Steen-Andersen all are represented at a symphonic concert in Aarhus next week.The Canadian conductor Julian Kuerti will lead the audience through a concert performed by Aarhus Symphony Orchestra with works by John Adams, Simon Steen-Andersen and Aron Copland. The composers and works have been chosen carefully in order to connect them in one way or the other.

  13. Edition·S at VinterJazz

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    Edition·S at VinterJazz

    8. January 2013

    February 1 to 17, 2013 Copenhagen transforms into a Mecca of jazz music when the annual VinterJazz (Copenhagen Winter Jazz) festival kicks off. This year Edition·S – music¬sound¬art is on the programme as part of the official ILK Music line-up at 5e in the meatpacking district.

  14. Kanding & Bretschneider Concert & Release Party at VEGA

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    Kanding & Bretschneider Concert & Release Party at VEGA

    8. January 2013

    VEGA and EarUnit presents a different, unique concert experience, where electronica and ambient meets classical music. This happens when Frank Bretschneider (DE) and Ejnar Kanding (DK) together with the ensemble Contemporánea enter the stage at Lille VEGA February 28, 2013.

  15. Flashback Friday January 4

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    Flashback Friday January 4

    4. January 2013

    Welcome to the first Flashback Friday of 2013! Lots have happened since the last post. Our Christmas Calendar series ”The Composer of Christmas” came to an end – luckily with a happy ending (Alfie managed to find his special note!), we survived the End of the World, we celebrated Christmas and New Years Eve.

  16. Lunch Concert w/Lars Hegaard

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    Lunch Concert w/Lars Hegaard

    4. January 2013

    Attend a lunch concert at Utzon Centre in Aalborg and experience Edition·S – music¬sound¬art composer Lars Hegaard’s Figures in wood and metal (2012).

  17. Welcome to the New CEO of Edition·S

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    Welcome to the New CEO of Edition·S

    3. January 2013

    The English-born Rebecca Jane Dawson, who previous has been “Head of Repertoire Promotion” at Oxford University Press and Universal Edition, has filled the post as Edition·S’ new CEO. Rebecca has great knowledge of contemporary music (she wrote her dissertation about Arvo Pärt’s church music) as well as management, communications, promotion and marketing. In addition to that she has great knowledge of the Danish music scene and its composers, a knowledge she will extend by moving here in the beginning of 2013 when her contract begins.

  18. Flashback Friday December 21

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    Flashback Friday December 21

    21. December 2012

    Suddenly it is Friday again and it is not just an ordinary Friday. It is the last Friday before Christmas and that means that we here at Edition·S–music¬sound¬art give you the last episode of our handmade Christmas-cartoon “the Composer of Christmas”. ENJOY & merry Christmas.