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  1. Flashback Friday November 23

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    Flashback Friday November 23

    23. November 2012

    Finally the day came when Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival took off with an array of brilliant performances. So, let’s jump right in: our very own Simon Steen-Andersen’s new piece Black Box Music was performed Saturday evening by the Oslo Sinfonietta at Bates Mill hiding away amongst old factory buildings.This is a “before the performance”-picture showing the venue Bates Mill:

  2. Østen Mikal Ore Receives Composer Prize

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    Østen Mikal Ore Receives Composer Prize

    22. November 2012

    In September Edition·S – music–sound¬art posted a news article about the Danish Arts Foundation giving out a prize to a composer / sound artist for a work for music for and with children. 24 works were admitted in and now they have found the winners.Two composers have won a prize of 50,000 DKkr. each for their ideas. One of the composers is Edition·S' own Østen Mikal Ore and his project "Satellites".Congratulations to Østen!

  3. Flashback Friday November 16

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    Flashback Friday November 16

    16. November 2012

    This Flashback is short but sweet. Our week in Edition·S–music¬sound¬art-land has been concurred by the Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival. The week has been devoted to the final preparations for the festival. That includes programme reading, ticket ordering and suitcase packing. And right about now we are (more) than ready to take-off.Read more about our excitements here. 

  4. Flashback Friday November 9

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    Flashback Friday November 9

    9. November 2012

    It’s the end of the week and therefore time for our weekly flashback. As one of our highlights was of cause the performance of Being Apu Sakar by Edition·S–music¬sound¬art’s own Christian Winther Christensen together with phenomenal percussionist Ying Hsueh-Chen at the final party for Wundergrund Festival. Ying also performed two of John Cage’s works – with a stirringly perfection in her execution in both Water walk and Child of trees.  

  5. Huddersfield: a festival of new and experimental music

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    Huddersfield: a festival of new and experimental music

    8. November 2012

    Halfway between Leeds and Manchester lies the old market town Huddersfield and in one week from now Huddersfield will host UK’s largest international festival of new and experimental music. For ten whole days Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival will become a giant shell and this year “learning and participation” is at the core of HCMF.

  6. Flashback Friday November 2

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    Flashback Friday November 2

    2. November 2012

    It is a Wunderful day in Copenhagen today, just the right vibe to guide you through a flashback. This week has certainly been a week of a zillion great performances – we are of cause referring to the Wundergrund Festival.

  7. Contemporary Music Mirrors

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    Contemporary Music Mirrors

    2. November 2012

    Tuesday November 6, 2012, Mono Duo performs the first work in a series of works created by cello player Peter Morrison and Edition·S – music¬sound¬art composer Simon Christensen.

  8. Being Apu Sakar at Wundergrund Final Party

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    Being Apu Sakar at Wundergrund Final Party

    1. November 2012

    We’re right in the middle of SNYK’s Wundergrund Festival and so far there has been a lot of exciting composers, artists and musicians on the programme. At the final party Saturday it will be possible to experience yet another one.

  9. Simon Steen-Andersen at NOVEMBER MUSIC

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    Simon Steen-Andersen at NOVEMBER MUSIC

    31. October 2012

    November 7, 2012 three works by Edition·S – music¬sound¬art composer Simon Steen-Andersen will be performed by Ensemble Asamisimasa at November Music in Holland.

  10. The Ecstatic Outsider

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    The Ecstatic Outsider

    30. October 2012

    A new edition of the book “The Ecstatic Outsider” has been published by Engstrøm & Sødring. The book is about the legendary composer Rued Langgaard, his life and music.

  11. Simon Steen-Andersen at DEFINE Festival

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    Simon Steen-Andersen at DEFINE Festival

    29. October 2012

    This coming Saturday, the electronic music festival that cross borders, DEFINE, kicks off in Flensburg, Germany and travels to Sønderborg, Denmark the next day. Edition·S – music¬sound¬art composer Simon Steen-Andersen is on the programme.

  12. Flashback Friday October 26

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    Flashback Friday October 26

    26. October 2012

    Oh dear, where to begin? Another great week for Edition·S–music¬sound¬art with brilliant news and performances. So, lets start this Friday with a flashback before the fanfare of the weekend takes over. Last weekend, our very own Jexper Holmen was portrayed in a well-written article in the Danish newspaper Politiken. 

  13. New Danish Educational Site

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    New Danish Educational Site

    25. October 2012

    The Danish organisation for new music and sound art SNYK has published a site today with educational material for music teachers in secondary schools where Edition·S – music¬sound¬art is represented.

  14. Visions of Sounds: Simon Steen-Andersen

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    Visions of Sounds: Simon Steen-Andersen

    25. October 2012

    He does not need an introduction and still we are more than happy to present him as one of the most experimenting, rigorous composers at the present time. We are of cause talking about the Danish composer Simon Steen-Andersen.For more than a decade the art music scene has followed his steps with great interest. Simon is a traveller of extremes and is walking towards a busy autumn. From Cologne to Santiago de Compostela and from Paris to Huddersfield he will cross most of Europe’s borders.

  15. Gunnar Berg goes to China

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    Gunnar Berg goes to China

    24. October 2012

    Today, Wednesday October 24, 2012, the ensemble named after the great composer Gunnar Berg travels to China and Taiwan with a tremendous programme.

  16. Rune Glerup at Wundergrund

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    Rune Glerup at Wundergrund

    23. October 2012

    The Danish festival Wundergrund are at the tipping point of explosion and it will take you far beyond the boarders of music and sound. Edition·S–music¬sound¬art can announced that we have one of our young and talented composers on the programme during Wundergrund. It is Rune Glerup’s piece Objets/décalages (2006-2007) that will be performed by Trio Gamán & Garth Knox on October 30 at 8 pm at the Literaturhaus in Copenhagen.

  17. Flashback Friday October 19

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    Flashback Friday October 19

    19. October 2012

    It has been a week of creativity in Edition·S–music¬sound¬art-land, we have been doing a lot of “out of the box”-thinking and into the box again. We have been cutting and folding what seems like a million small black boxes for HCMF’12 filled with … oh, we are not going to tell you that! You’ll have to wait for the festival to discover the black boxes’ secret. 

  18. Jexper Holmen Portrait Concert

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    Jexper Holmen Portrait Concert

    17. October 2012

    Next week the always-innovative composer Jexper Holmen will be honored at his very own portrait concert.The concert is held at the idyllic Nivaagaard in Nivå, Denmark and the programme includes the premiere of Jexper’s guitar work Sabi and a new version of his music box symphony Lullabies from 2009.As assistants Jexper brings soprano Signe Asmussen Manuitt, accordionist Frode Andersen, guitarist Jexper Lützhøft and sound engineer Ejnar Kanding.