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Re: Top Five Favorite Langgaard Works
« Reply #20 on: December 04, 2017, 07:24:54 AM »
I guess I’ll give this another shot since I’m much more familiar with Langgaard’s oeuvre since my last posting (in no particular order):

Symphony No. 6, "Det Himmelrivende”
Symphony No. 4 "Løvfald"
Sfærernes Musik
Rosengaardsspil
String Quartet No. 2

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Re: Top Five Favorite Langgaard Works
« Reply #21 on: December 04, 2017, 07:30:03 AM »
I guess I’ll give this another shot since I’m much more familiar with Langgaard’s oeuvre since my last posting (in no particular order):

Symphony No. 6, "Det Himmelrivende”
Symphony No. 4 "Løvfald"
Sfærernes Musik
Rosengaardsspil
String Quartet No. 2



Nice to see the string quartets represented there!
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Re: Top Five Favorite Langgaard Works
« Reply #22 on: December 04, 2017, 07:30:51 AM »
My new list:

Symphony 4: 'Fall of the Leaf'
Symphony 6: 'Heaven-rending'
The Music of the Spheres
Sinfonia Interna (has one of the most beautiful openings known to me)
Symphony 10

Caesar (SA) and I are pretty much in agreement.
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Sinfonia Interna
Symphony No. 4 Løvfald
Symphony No. 5 - First version
Symphony No. 6 Det Himmelrivende



The Sinfonia interna deserves all the love!
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Re: Top Five Favorite Langgaard Works
« Reply #23 on: December 04, 2017, 07:40:15 AM »
Nice to see the string quartets represented there!

Indeed. His SQ cycle is outstanding.
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Re: Top Five Favorite Langgaard Works
« Reply #24 on: December 05, 2017, 01:52:32 AM »
Sfærenes Musik
Sinfonia Interna
Symphony No. 4 Løvfald
Symphony No. 5 - First version
Symphony No. 6 Det Himmelrivende

The Symphony 5 is, indeed, a fine work.
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Re: Top Five Favorite Langgaard Works
« Reply #25 on: December 05, 2017, 05:57:48 PM »
The Symphony 5 is, indeed, a fine work.

I know I liked it, but I don't recall it so well. I need to refresh my memory.