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  1. Zoë Martlew cabaret performance

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    Zoë Martlew cabaret performance

    14. May 2012

    SNYK and the alternative concert organisation Re:sonans invite you to a unique concert experience at a very special venue: the floating café Kayak Republic, Copenhagen. Our DIVA artist-in-residence Zoë Martlew will perform for the first time some of her latest cabaret numbers written during her stay in Denmark. It will be a small half hour set.

  2. Line Tjørnhøj installation in Lithuania

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    Line Tjørnhøj installation in Lithuania

    11. May 2012

    The festival season is upon us, and this means a performance calendar that is a bit more packed than usual for our composers. The next festival in line is the Druskomanija Festival for contemporary music, which will take place in three different locations in Lithuania: The picturesque resort town of Druskininkai, the capital Vilnius and the Holy Trinity Church in Liškiava.

  3. Edition·S invasion at Athelas next week

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    Edition·S invasion at Athelas next week

    10. May 2012

    No less than nine performances representing six of our composers and one DIVA artist-in-residence are on the programme for this year's Athelas New Music Festival, which will kick off next week in Copenhagen.

  4. Two premieres at SPOR Festival 2012

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    Two premieres at SPOR Festival 2012

    3. May 2012

    When the annual SPOR Festival for contemporary music and sound art kicks off next week in Aarhus, it will be with two Edition·S premieres on the menu: Niels Rønsholdt's Me Quitte and Simon Christensen's Arccos Fallen Tune.

  5. Simon Steen-Andersen in Zurich

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    Simon Steen-Andersen in Zurich

    1. May 2012

    "inside | OUTSIDE - low | HIGH" is the theme of a series of projects shown and discussed at the various departments of the Zurich University of the Arts.

  6. Competition on Twitter - win CD's and more!

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    Competition on Twitter - win CD's and more!

    27. April 2012

    Last week Edition·S – music¬sound¬art gave away five DYGONG: The E·Sessions CD's on Twitter by having five of our followers pay with a tweet. This means that they tweeted a message containing specific information about DYGONG and Edition·S – instructed by us – and thereby earned a CD.

  7. Abyss music and Gothic accordion

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    Abyss music and Gothic accordion

    26. April 2012

    Mariana Trench – tales from the abyss is the title of a concert with music for accordion and electronics, which will take place next week on Thursday May 3 at LiteraturHaus, Copenhagen.The concert is a preliminary culmination on accordionist Frode Andersen's attempt to let the role of the musician and that of the composer intersect. As a musician he has often taken part in the creation of music, and at this concert he will make his debut as a composer.

  8. Langgaard at BBC Proms 2012

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    Langgaard at BBC Proms 2012

    24. April 2012

    It is finally official! Our great composer Rued Langgaard (1893-1952) will be performed at the prestigious BBC Proms 2012.

  9. Klejs & Rønsholdt installation work at CLICK Festival

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    Klejs & Rønsholdt installation work at CLICK Festival

    23. April 2012

    When the only one year old new media arts festival CLICK starts in Elsinore next week, it will be with a new installation and performance work by the artist duo Klejs & Rønsholdt on the programme. The new work is called SKIN and will be presented at the festival on May 3-5 as part of a workshop, which is a collaboration between The Culture Yard in Elsinore, the art and technology center 3LD from New York, and Edition·S – music¬sound¬art.

  10. Issuu and Soundcloud profiles now open!

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    Issuu and Soundcloud profiles now open!

    20. April 2012

    Allow me a personal testimony here in the news column: When I was first appointed president of Edition·S (then Edition Samfundet, i.e. The Society for the Publication of Danish Music) in 1993, one of my first official duties was to inspect the remote stock room. I was still very young and easy to impress – and impressed I was when I entered the 4,000 square feet basement room with printed music from floor to ceiling.

  11. Two Simon Steen-Andersen premieres in Witten, Germany

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    Two Simon Steen-Andersen premieres in Witten, Germany

    20. April 2012

    The annual festival Wittener Tage für neue Kammermusik is taking place next weekend, April 27 - 29, in Witten an der Ruhr, Germany, and on the festival programme are two new works by Simon Steen-Andersen: a new video installation Obstruction Studies, and his String Quartet #2 for strings with prepared and amplified bows. Both works will have its premiere during the festival.

  12. Suså Festival 2012 programme made public

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    Suså Festival 2012 programme made public

    19. April 2012

    Today the full Suså Festival 2012 programme was made public. Again this year, Edition·S – music¬sound¬art composers are on it. The festival runs from August 31 to September 2, 2012 in Næstved, Denmark.The Suså Festival is an annual meeting place for serious contemporary music; a “golden meeting” of composers, audiences and players; three intense days featuring seven prominent soloists and ensembles from at home and abroad, a lyrics and music show, and a fascinating meet-the-composer event.

  13. Zoë Martlew blogs from her stay in DK

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    Zoë Martlew blogs from her stay in DK

    19. April 2012

    The English cellist and voice-performer Zoë Martlew, who is in Denmark on a DIVA-residency organised by SNYK and Edition·S, shares her thoughts on and curious observations of the Danes, the Danish music scene and generally her stay in Denmark on her website. Many things are out of the ordinary when you are a guest and a DIVA from the great big London. Read her witty comments on her “Z-Blog”.

  14. A Busy Spring for Edition·S Composers

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    A Busy Spring for Edition·S Composers

    17. April 2012

    This spring is in the name of Edition·S and our composers, who are performed and premiered at all the important festivals.To mention a few…Simon Steen-Andersen travels to Germany where he has a video installation and string quartet at the festival Wittener Tage Für Neue Kammermusik, which runs from April 27 to 29.Klejs & Rønsholdt open CLICK! Festival May 3 with the performance installation SKIN, which is part of their soon-to-come LoveRacer work.

  15. Edition·S and SPOR festival join forces

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    Edition·S and SPOR festival join forces

    13. April 2012

    In May 2012 the annual festival for contemporary music SPOR kicks off its 8th festival. This year Edition·S joins the festival in a partnership.SPOR festival is held in Aarhus, Denmark, for the contemporary music and sound art scene. SPOR started in 2005 under the leadership of Thomas Agerfeld Olsen with the composer Niels Rønsholdt as curator. In June 2007, Anne Marqvardsen and Anna Berit Asp Christensen took over as the directors of the festival.

  16. Zoë Martlew experiments at Literaturhaus

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    Zoë Martlew experiments at Literaturhaus

    12. April 2012

    British cellist, performer, and currently artist-in-residence with Edition·S and SNYK Zoë Martlew is courageous enough to participate in the event where art music comes to life: Frankenstein's Lab – After work Experiments.

  17. Ole Schmidt premiere next week

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    Ole Schmidt premiere next week

    11. April 2012

    Ten years after its creation Ole Schmidt's Concerto for Clarinet and Chamber Orchestra is now to be premiered by Randers Chamber Orchestra and soloist John Kruse. The concert has been entitled ”Powerful orchestra colours” and will also contain works by no other than Mozart and Stravinsky.

  18. Ib Nørholm to be premiered at the Carl Nielsen competition

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    Ib Nørholm to be premiered at the Carl Nielsen competition

    30. March 2012

    It is only appropriate that one of Denmark’s grand old men is in the company of classic composers such as Rued Langgaard, Per Nørgård and Carl Nielsen. And that is exactly what he will be, when the annual Carl Nielsen competition kicks off.