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  1. Modern Gesamtkunstwerk in Münster

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    Modern Gesamtkunstwerk in Münster

    13. December 2011

    "The Soul has two eyes: One looking through time and one looking into eternity". This ambiguous quote by poet Angelus Silesius could be the motto for the experimental musical theatre performance 'Timeshift... oder Die Zeit ist ein Vogel', which was premiered December 4 on Städtische Bühne Münster featuring music by Steingrimur Rohloff and three other young composers. Text, music, visual projections and motion are here brought into play in a modern Gesamtkunstwerk with the plot creating different imaginary possible memory worlds.

  2. Podcast Interviews from hcmf// 2011

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    Podcast Interviews from hcmf// 2011

    8. December 2011

    Now you can listen to podcast interviews from this year’s Huddersfield festival on Edition·S’ Soundcloud profile!During the ten-day-long Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival in November 2011, the CEO of Edition·S – music¬sound¬art, Klaus Ib Jørgensen, recorded podcast interviews (with a little help from SNYK’s Thorbjørn Tønder Hansen) with various guests, composers, musicians, arrangers etc. These interviews are now available as a collected set on the Edition·S Soundcloud profile.

  3. TRIBUTES - Pulse selected for IFF Rotterdam

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    TRIBUTES - Pulse selected for IFF Rotterdam

    5. December 2011

    The art music and film project TRIBUTES - Pulse has been selected for The International Film Festival Rotterdam 2012, which is taking place January 25 to February 5. TRIBUTES - Pulse was created in 2010-11 by composer Simon Christensen and filmmaker Bill Morrison as a remix of art film, music and sound production. The title refers to the work as a tribute to the four american composers Charles Ives, Conlon Nancarrow, Steve Reich and Trent Reznor.

  4. Huddersfield Interviews & Reviews

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    Huddersfield Interviews & Reviews

    2. December 2011

    The British got to know a new generation in Danish experimental music when Simon Steen-Andersen, Jexper Holmen, Niels Rønsholdt and a bunch of other Danish artists captured The Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival a couple of weeks ago.

  5. Snow Mask Ensemble feat. Line Tjørnhøj

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    Snow Mask Ensemble feat. Line Tjørnhøj

    29. November 2011

    The group Snow Mask Ensemble will on December 4 be performing a series of works by Line Tjørnhøj, Niels Christian Rasmussen and four other Aarhus based composers. Most of the works are world premieres at this concert and among them is Line Tjørnhøj’s Dies Irae for flute, clarinet and trombone. “Dies Irae” is latin and means “the day of anger” or “day of judgement”, referring to a famous medieval hymn, which has become a central part of the liturgical requiem text.

  6. Follow our CHRISTMAS CALENDAR on Twitter!

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    Follow our CHRISTMAS CALENDAR on Twitter!

    25. November 2011

    Edition·S – music¬sound¬art introduces a CHRISTMAS CALENDAR!This December Edition·S will treat our followers on Twitter with a special Christmas Calendar that each day presents a new work, score, video, sound etc.As an extra treat all the scores presented throughout the month will be discounted with 15%, so stay tuned so you don’t miss out on any great deals!

  7. Ensemble Modern premieres orchestral work by Rohloff

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    Ensemble Modern premieres orchestral work by Rohloff

    24. November 2011

    Frankfurt am Main based Ensemble Modern first premieres Steingrimur Rohloff’s orchestral piece Der erste Mensch on November 27 at their cresc... 2011 concert row. The Ensemble Modern is famous for its special working form, which is unlike any other in the world.

  8. Hotel Pro Forma calls for artist-in-residence

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    Hotel Pro Forma calls for artist-in-residence

    24. November 2011

    Through an international Artists-in-Residence-programme, Hotel Pro Forma wishes to rethink and recreate it’s ways of working and collaborating. The ambition is to create new innovative forms of artwork that both our audiences and we find to be exceptional. The deadline for the receipt of applications is 1 December and 1 June.

  9. Anne La Berge reflects on her visit in Denmark

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    Anne La Berge reflects on her visit in Denmark

    23. November 2011

    During the month of October, the Dutch-American flutist/improviser/composer Anne La Berge joined Edition·S as artist-in-residence.During her stay in Denmark, Edition·S composers had the privilege of taking part in a seminar led by La Berge that dealt with making Max patches accessible to a wide range of users.Here she reflects on her visit in Denmark and the seminar with our composers.

  10. Jexper Holmen speaking about his future works

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    Jexper Holmen speaking about his future works

    18. November 2011

    “It’s just a small advertisement for what will happen next year,” Jexper Holmen says of the work for clarinet, string trio and analogue ring modulator, which premiered at London Sinfonietta’s Sonic Explorations event in October. As we’ve told you earlier Jexper Holmen’s ongoing involvement at The Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival this year is the piece Marula.

  11. Rune Glerup shares thoughts from Paris

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    Rune Glerup shares thoughts from Paris

    17. November 2011

    During the following year Rune Glerup will blog from Paris sharing his thoughts about composing his new piece for Ensemble Incontemporain.

  12. Denmark enters the Huddersfield Festival 2011

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    Denmark enters the Huddersfield Festival 2011

    11. November 2011

    Denmark’s vibrant art music scene is about to enter Britain’s leading contemporary music festival, the Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival (hcmf//). Edition·S represents five of the Danish composers in the festival programme.

  13. 3 composers awarded the Wilhelm Hansen Prize!

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    3 composers awarded the Wilhelm Hansen Prize!

    10. November 2011

    Steingrimur Rohloff, Rune Glerup and Li-Ying Wu are three out of several receivers of this year’s Wilhelm Hansen Prize.

  14. FIGURA performs in Oslo

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    FIGURA performs in Oslo

    7. November 2011

    FIGURA Ensemble are on their way to Norway participating in the concert series POTETlyd at Ny Musikk in Oslo. In the morning on November 14 FIGURA gives an open rehearsal with Nicolai Worsaae’s new piece Wesenheit ab Wesenheit for clarinet, double bass, percussion and mezzo soprano, a piece which will have it’s first performance at the Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival in England later this month.

  15. Behind Bars with Worsaae and Steen-Andersen

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    Behind Bars with Worsaae and Steen-Andersen

    7. November 2011

    November 14 the Malmö based Ensemble Ars Nova holds the Swedish first performance of Nicolai Worsaae’s Emphatische Ellipse for chamber ensemble and electronics at a concert also featuring Simon Steen-Andersen’s Chambered Music. The latter furthermore in a certain abstract way approaches the theme for the evening’s concert ‘Behind Bars’, which is ‘politically induced house arrest’.

  16. Simon Steen-Andersen goes to Moscow

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    Simon Steen-Andersen goes to Moscow

    4. November 2011

    Tomorrow evening two of Simon Steen-Andersen's most popular works, the video installation Run Time Error and Chambered Music, are performed in Moscow, Russia.

  17. Morten Olsen in prominent Swiss festival

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    Morten Olsen in prominent Swiss festival

    2. November 2011

    Two chamber works by Morten Olsen will be travelling to Switzerland next week to be performed as part of the Tage für Neue Musik in Zürich, one of central Europe's most prominent festivals for contemporary music.Here too, in the heart of Switzerland, Danish composers have a rising star. Last year the ambiguous music of Christian Winther Christensen, which was played at the festival, left a lasting impression.

  18. Pierrot Lunaire International Composition Competition 2012

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    Pierrot Lunaire International Composition Competition 2012

    1. November 2011

    Composers from all over the world without age limitation - are invited to present works for the Pierrot Lunaire Ensemble Wien.