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Per Nørgård (pronounced ) (born July 13, 1932) is a Danish composer.

Nørgård was born in Gentofte, Denmark. He studied with Vagn Holmboe at the Royal Danish Academy of Music in Copenhagen, and subsequently with Nadia Boulanger in Paris. To begin with, he was strongly influenced by the Nordic styles of Jean Sibelius, Carl Nielsen and Vagn Holmboe. In the 1960s, Nørgård began exploring the modernist techniques of central Europe, eventually developing a serial compositional system based on the "infinity series"… read more

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  • Avatar for REDvv
    "one of the things that runs through all my music is that just when you think you are in a particular place, the very next moment there is some particular phrase that makes you see everything in a new light, a breakthrough to a new dimension. You wake up from a dream, but the reality you wake up to may again turn out to be a dream. In this way, we rise from level to level, from reality to new reality."
  • Avatar for hackerlovesme
    His string quartets are sublime, especially Nos. 8 and 9.
  • Avatar for I0000days
    symphony 6 > 3 > 7 > 4 = 8 > 2 = 5 > 1
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  • Avatar for BlindSlaves
    For English speakers...pronounced 'pehr nör-gor'
  • Avatar for headey
    ? ?
  • Avatar for ut0
    sounds like you need to install some unicode fonts on your laptop breh
  • Avatar for YoFaaaWay
    "pronounced ˈpʰeɐ̯ ˈnɶɐ̯ɡ̊ɒːˀ"
  • Avatar for katewishing
    Could anyone recommend symphonies by other composers comparable to Norgard's third, fourth, fifth, sixth or seventh?
  • Avatar for megajosh2
    Why was he taking a picture while on the telephone?

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