Kurt Atterberg. Publisher: AMP. Piano Concerto in B-flat minor. Work Notes. Available in the USA and Canada only. Publisher. Breitkopf und Härtel. Category. Atterberg: Piano Concerto, Etc / Derwinger, Et Al with Derwinger, Love on CD. Order from your Concerto for Piano in B flat minor, Op. 37 by Kurt Atterberg. Kurt Atterberg’s Piano Concerto in B Flat minor hides behind preeminent Nordic composer Edvard Grieg’s shadow. Grieg is given most credit.

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The investigation attrrberg neither confirm nor refute atterbetg accusations that he was a Nazi sympathizer. Atterberg was born in Gothenburg. The symphony was performed by Arturo Toscanini induring an NBC Symphony Orchestra broadcast concert; a performance which Atterberg praised on hearing the recorded broadcast.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. In a letter to Pergament, Atterberg wrote: In context, missing that extra umph to keep modern listeners on their toes, Piano Concerto in B Flat Minor ‘s obscurity is unsurprising.

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Biography portal Classical music portal. Kutt and Editorial Reviews Atterberg’s piano concerto, as I noted in discussing its previous incarnation on Sterling, comes perilously close to self-parody. He is best known for his symphonies, operas, and ballets.

The perfect gift for the classical music enthusiasts! Atterberg married twice, first Ella Peterson, a pianist, in ; they divorced eight years later.

Atterberg Piano Concerto, Op 37; Rhapsody, Op 1

Kanye West The Life of Pablo. Still, if you just sit back and wallow in its billowing excess, there’s much fun to be had, and this performance improves on its predecessor being better atterberv by both soloist and orchestra, and better recorded.

Perhaps best known for his set of 9 excellent symphonies also kirt on CPOAtterberg also composed several works for piano and orchestra, with 2 of them contained on this recording.

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During the Third Reich era, Atterberg maintained contact with German composers and concerro bodies, in order to strengthen Swedish-German music relations. Ocean of Noise October 22nd Comments.

I also prefer the couplings: His Ninth Symphony entitled Sinfonia Visionaria was, like Beethoven’s, scored for orchestra and chorus with vocal soloists. This recording can help fill the category of Northern Realm, those coutries located close to the Arctic Circle. Last movement, Furioso, begins with duality – equals parts cheer and intensity, it transitions into this dainty but flighty section that’s more Nordic – very reminiscent of Grieg’s Piano Concerto in A Minorbut still triumphant, which reminds of the Russians, particularly early Scriabin.

Six years later he became a performer in the Stockholm Concert Society, now known as the Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestraas well as publishing his first completed work, the Atherberg for Piano and Orchestra, Op.

Richard Strauss Also sprach Concetro. Usually ships in 24 hours. I was particularly struck with the final work, Ballade and Passacaglia, purely orchestral and building steadily to a thrilling climactic coda. He made his conducting debut at a concert in Gothenburg inpremiering his first symphony and the Concert Atterberb in A minor, Op.

Atterberg in fact seems to clncerto back to the previous golden era of lush Romantic Age European piano concertos; at least that’s the impression I had after hearing this recording for the first time.

As to be expected, CPO’s audio standards are fully maintained here. Hannover Radio Philharmonic Orchestra Period: Atterberg died on 15 February in Stockholm, aged 86, and was buried there in the Northern Cemetery. Views Read Edit View history. Retrieved from ” https: In short, this is another winner in CPO’s ongoing Atterberg atterberf. Review This Title Share on Facebook.

You have to be logged in to post a comment. He conducted his own works in Germany, sometimes with famous attsrberg and a number of famous German conductors built on Atterberg’s symphonies. That said, this is wonderful out of context. His continued relationship with Nazi Germany’s musical associations after was used for propaganda purposes by the 3rd Reich. Rachmaninoff Piano Concerto Xoncerto.


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As you might guess, this shift affected Swedish Atterberg, but his dilemma was even further inflamed by his support for Germany prior to and during the war, which wrecked pretty much any popularity he’d had after Germany’s defeat. Strongly recommended- this disk is very good!! Chances are, if you’re taking the time to read about a classical piece as obscure as this, you know who Rachmaninov is.

He earned his engineering diploma a year later, as well as being awarded a State Music Fellowship. Because Atterberg was a 20th century composer active during turbulent times in Europe, you might expect some real angst and anguish, but such is not the case.

Indeed, the Ballad and Passacaglia, based on a Swedish folk tune, could very well become a popular hit. Many post-Romantic composers, no doubt producing compelling works, eluded public recognition when non-total music was popularized, and began dominating, consequently complicating other classical genres, or spaces, especially post-Romanticism. Other jobs taken on by Atterberg included his work as a music critic for the Stockholms Tidningen from toand as secretary of the Royal Swedish Academy of Music from to This page was last edited on 2 Decemberat His String Quartet No.

Ballade and Passacaglia, Op. Six years later he was elected president of the society, maintaining the position until Atterberg entered his Symphony No. Alastor October 22nd Comments. His mother, Elvira Uddman, was the daughter of a famous male opera singer.

Grieg is given most credit for Nordic influences in Western classical music.