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  1. Kasper Rofelt accordion album release

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    Kasper Rofelt accordion album release

    29. February 2012

    The Song I'll Never Sing is the title of a new album with accordion compositions by Kasper Rofelt. The album is the fruit of a unique collaboration between Rofelt and the young accordionist Bjarke Mogensen, to whom all works on this premiere recording were dedicated.

  2. History of my Instrument performed in Oslo

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    History of my Instrument performed in Oslo

    28. February 2012

    The Norwegian Academy of Music's annual Vinterlydfestival (Winter Sound Festival) is taking place on March 1-3 under the headline ”99 years of contemporary music”. This timeline starts with Debussy's Preludes for piano from 1913, runs through the rigorous masterpieces of Messiaens and Boulez, brutal cascades of sound from Ligeti and Xenakis, timbre explorations by Sciarrino and Lachenmann, and ends with Simon Steen-Andersen's multimedia work, improvisation, and avant garde DJ'ing.

  3. Greek performance of Steingrimur Rohloff piece

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    Greek performance of Steingrimur Rohloff piece

    28. February 2012

    Steingrimur Rohloff's piece May is written for and will be performed this week by Trio IAMA in Athens, Greece. Trio IAMA is one of very few Greek ensembles that have specialized in contemporary music. Now, the three sibling musicians – Jannis Anissegos on flute, Maria Anissegou on cello and Antonis Anissegos on piano – have moved one step further and invited young composers to write works for the trio.

  4. Wayne Siegel work to be premiered in Aarhus

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    Wayne Siegel work to be premiered in Aarhus

    27. February 2012

    Wayne Siegel's Concerto for Organ and Orchestra is to be premiered on March 1 by soloist Ulrik Spang-Hanssen and the Aarhus Symphony Orchestra. The American born composer has been commissioned to compose this work for the new organ in the Symphonic Hall in Musikhuset Aarhus, and on the website of the symphony orchestra he reveals a little about the result:

  5. On and Off and To and Fro performed by asamisimasa in LA

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    On and Off and To and Fro performed by asamisimasa in LA

    27. February 2012

    The radical Norwegian ensemble asamisimasa makes its US debut tonight with a typically edgy programme of music crossing boundaries. Simon Steen-Andersen's piece On and Off and To and Fro is on the programme, and will also have its US premiere on this occasion.

  6. Simon Steen-Andersen at the Other Minds Festival

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    Simon Steen-Andersen at the Other Minds Festival

    24. February 2012

    Now in its 17th year, the annual Other Minds Festival of New Music invites nine of the most innovative artists from around the world to the San Francisco Bay Area for a four-day 

  7. Rune Glerup piano solo work to be premiered

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    Rune Glerup piano solo work to be premiered

    23. February 2012

    Rune Glerup's Sonata in Seven Movements for piano solo was published in 2011 and is now to be premiered by Neel Bramsnæs Teilmann on February 29 at 7.30 pm at her debut recital from the soloist class of The Royal Danish Academy of Music. The concert will take place in the Academy's concert hall, and it will be open to everyone interested. Glerup's work will be accompanied by works by Bartók, Debussy and Beethoven.

  8. 81 years old and still going strong!

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    81 years old and still going strong!

    20. February 2012

    Ib Nørholm, who has just turned 81 years old, is still a very active and popular composer.This weekend his works are being celebrated by, not only a CD release and concert, but also as part of a greater celebration of the Danish Romance 2012.

  9. Sven Erik Werner turns 75

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    Sven Erik Werner turns 75

    16. February 2012

    Composer Sven Erik Werner is this week’s ”Score of the week” on Edition·S – music¬sound¬art’s Twitter profile. The reason for that is that he turns 75 years old next week.Sven Erik Werner is one of our much valued composers and in addition to composing a lot of beautiful music he has written a book about Knudåge Riisager, been an active part of the culture debate in Denmark focusing on music, written a variety of articles about composers, philosophers and authors and much more.

  10. Successful DYGONG release & P2 Puls review

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    Successful DYGONG release & P2 Puls review

    30. January 2012

    Tuesday January 24, 2012 Edition·S – music¬sound¬art and the experimenting composer group DYGONG invited friends, colleagues, professionals, journalists and common interested to the release concert and party of Dygong The E·Sessions at 5e in Kødbyen, Copenhagen.

  11. TRIBUTES – Pulse screening in Washington DC

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    TRIBUTES – Pulse screening in Washington DC

    26. January 2012

    The art film project TRIBUTES – Pulse by composer Simon Christensen and filmmaker Bill Morrison has been selected for a screening at The National Gallery of Art in Washington DC in June. The film will be accompanied by a series of Morrison's recent works

  12. TRIBUTES – Pulse at International Film Festival Rotterdam

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    TRIBUTES – Pulse at International Film Festival Rotterdam

    20. January 2012

    Simon Christensen and Bill Morrison’s art film TRIBUTES – Pulse has been selected for the prestigious film festival in Rotterdam!International Film Festival Rotterdam runs from January 25 to February 5, 2012 and TRIBUTES – Pulse will be shown 3 times during that period of time. First viewing will be Thursday January 26 at 4.15pm and soon after the film will be shown during the course of the weekend January 28-29 at 7.30pm and 5.30pm.The International Film Festival Rotterdam programme is out now!

  13. Two composers featured on new CD release

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    Two composers featured on new CD release

    16. January 2012

    The Swedish art music ensemble Curious Chamber Players releases its debut CD this month with music by young Danish and Swedish composers. Among these are Nicolai Worsaae and Christian Winther Christensen.

  14. Invitation to DYGONG album release

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    Invitation to DYGONG album release

    11. January 2012

    The experimenting composer group DYGONG is releasing its debut album at ILK Music, and therefore would like to invite you to the release concert and party!Tuesday January 24, 2012 at 8pm @ 5e in Kødbyen, VesterbroWe’ll kick-off the evening with bubbles and soon after DYGONG will perform 2 tracks from the album.We look forward to seeing you!Best regards,DYGONG(Simon Løffler, Regin Petersen, Nicolai Worsaae and Christian Winther Christensen)&Edition·S – music¬sound¬art  

  15. Merry Christmas & Happy New Year

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    Merry Christmas & Happy New Year

    22. December 2011

    2011 has been a wonderful year.A lot has happened and we - as a company - have grown and developed both artistically and business wise.

  16. ISCM 2013: CALL FOR WORKS

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    ISCM 2013: CALL FOR WORKS

    20. December 2011

    ISCM's World New Music Days Festival calls for works. You can choose either to submit directly to the festival jury or to submit to ISCM's Danish section, SNYK.The former demands a submission fee on 50€, while the latter is free. SNYK's task is to select only six works to stand as the official Danish representatives at the festival.If you choose to submit directly to the festival the deadline is December 31, 2011 at the latest. If you choose to submit to SNYK the deadline is January 3, 2012. Submission to SNYK should go to snyk@snyk.dk

  17. New direct phone numbers

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    New direct phone numbers

    19. December 2011

    It has now become easier to get in touch with the right person at Edition·S – music¬sound¬art!We have recently installed a new phone system and in that connection aquired new phone numbers, so you can contact the right person to help you directly.Our main number is still the same, but if you want to contact someone or a department specificially, here is a list of who to call:

  18. New exciting blog-montage on seismograf.org

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    New exciting blog-montage on seismograf.org

    15. December 2011

    Niels Rønsholdt works as composer and sound artist across the whole field of media, expression and stylistic choice. He appears as one half of the artist duo Klejs & Rønsholdt that produces highly sophisticated digitally borne opera performances; and also works in collaboration with other composers like e.g. Juliana Hodkinson with whom he has created the super remix Fish & Fowl (Ultraschall 2011 and Huddersfield 2011).