Signe Asmussen, Adam Riis, Christian Westergaard – Nørholm: Songs Of Their Times (KON 32341)

Denmark’s leading composer Ib Nørholm is undoubtedly one of the most documented – both in printed music and recorded music – composers of our time. This latest production is a collection of his art songs in the last three decades. “… products of the composer’s search for an accommodation between the modernist and traditionalist approaches – a compositional third way which keeps faith with the noble tradition of Scandinavian art song without any compromising of an individualist approach .” (Geoff Thomason – from the linernotes) 1. Frase – Parafrase Op. 81: Du kan begynde her (Ib Nørholm)2. Frase – Parafrase Op. 81: Sociabiliteten (Ib Nørholm)3. Frase – Parafrase Op. 81: … Continue reading