Anders Nilsson - Composer in Stockholm, Sweden
Ballade by Anders Nilsson
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A midi-simulated version of the 1st movement of my fifth symphony.
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Fjärilposten - Anders Nilsson / Johan Ludvig Runeberg
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A piece I composed in 2004 (midi vers.)
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Lux Aeterna was composed for Erik Westberg's Vocal ensemble and it is based on an earlier piece, ¨Aria¨ (1988) for soprano and organ. Lux Aeterna was premiered during a tour in Brazil 1995 by the Vocal Ensemble, Mattias Wager, organ and Anders Paulsson, soprano saxophone. However, on this newly realeased recording the soprano saxophone part is performed by Carl Henrik Fernandi. Soon available on iTunes Album: ¨Originals¨
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¨Lamento 59°23' N, 21°40'¨ E, f. flute, cello and organ (2004) was commissioned by the David Oistrach festival in Pärnu commemorating the 10th anniversary of the m/s Estonia-disaster on Sept. 28th 1994 where 852 people lost their lives. Performed by Peter Fridholm (fl.), Daniel Holst (vcl.), and Bengt Triboukait, (org.).
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composed for guitar, recorded by Mats Bergstrom on the CD/Blu Ray ¨Dadodado¨ (Bergstrom/Naxos also available on iTunes) Published by Gehrmans
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Excerpt from the orchestral suite from my opera ¨Zarah¨ - Shema Yisroel. The opera is about the swedish artist Zarah Leander, who became the leading star in UFA-films during the naziregime in Germany. Later on I used the material from the opera to an orchestral suite, Zarah-suite.
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The final minutes of my 2nd Symphony - ¨Symphonic dances¨ (2000/2002) - with the Swedish Radio Symphony Orch./Paul Daniels
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Jordens drömmar gröna. (The green dreams of earth) Song cycle based on the swedish-fin poet Torsten... read more Pettersson's poems about Carl v. Linné's travels in the north of Sweden. John Erik Eleby, bar. Uppsala Chamber Orch./Paul Mägi
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First and second movement from my Piano Concert (1997). Martin Sturfält, pno, Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra, cond. Petter Sundkvist
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3rd movement from Piano concerto (1997) with Martin Sturfält, pno; Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orch. cond. Petter Sundkvist
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Ett extrainkallat möte - ur Kira i huset där jag bor ¨ Kira - in the house where I live ¨, is a short opera for a tall woman, half Sinfonietta and a whole house. The action takes place in an apartment building recently converted into housing association. The association's economy is lousy and the chairman are trying by every means to get rid of the only remaining tenant, Kira, who lives in the finest apartment which the future sale would save the finances. Kira loves Schubert's music and playing her single gramophone record at maximum volume every night. The building also contains a ghost and a night girl waiting for someone who never comes home. Starring: Charlotte Engelkes in all roles, members of Västerås Sinfonietta (conductor Daniel Frankel) Music: Anders Nilsson, Text: Charlotte Engelkes, Sophie Holgersson. Sets and Images: Perfoming Pictures. (Robert & Geska Helena Brečević)
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¨Kira - i huset där jag bor¨, är en kortopera för en lång kvinna, halv sinfonietta och ett helt hus. Handlingen utspelar sig i ett bostadshus som nyligen ombildats till bostadsrättsförening. Föreningens ekonomi är usel och ordföranden försöker med alla medel att bli av med den enda kvarvarande hyresgästen, Kira, som bor i den finaste lägenheten vars framtida försäljning skulle rädda föreningens ekonomi. Hon älskar Schuberts musik och spelar sin enda grammofonskiva på högsta volym varje kväll. I huset finns också ett spöke och en nattflicka som väntar på någon som aldrig kommer hem. Medverkande: Charlotte Engelkes i alla roller, medlemmar ur Västerås Sinfonietta (ledare Daniel Frankel) Musik: Anders Nilsson, Text: Charlotte Engelkes, Sophie Holgersson. Scenografi och bilder: Perfoming Pictures. ¨ Kira - in the house where I live ¨, is a short opera for a tall woman, half Sinfonietta and a whole house. The action takes place in an apartment building recently converted into housing association. The association's economy is lousy and the chairman are trying by every means to get rid of the only remaining tenant, Kira, who lives in the finest apartment which the future sale would save the finances. Kira loves Schubert's music and playing her single gramophone record at maximum volume every night. The building also contains a ghost and a night girl waiting for someone who never comes home. Starring: Charlotte Engelkes in all roles, members of Västerås Sinfonietta (conductor Daniel Frankel) Music: Anders Nilsson, Text: Charlotte Engelkes, Sophie Holgersson. Sets and Images: Perfoming Pictures.
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Klassresan - The Clas trip - scene 15 The opera ¨The class trip is about three siblings, a lonely w... read moreoman and a journalist traveling together in a railway compartment of an older model that gets them to remember a distant class trip they made in school. Later in the act , they go up to them that they attended the same school . The siblings are on the way to their father's funeral, Their father was revealed as a corrupt politician , involved in including trafficking , has committed suicide and the journalist who revealed the politician, he is the same who now travels with her ​​siblings . The lonely woman is a victim of the politician's criminal activities. Thus, it is loaded with conflicts that come up the plot progressed. When the brother to the sisters try to rape the lonely woman all the hidden conflicts starts to reveals. The journalist tries to persuade the lonely woman to come out with her story, being the victim to the politician's involvement in trafficking.The siblings are then singing their praise of their father, however from their different points of experiences.
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The opera ¨The class trip is about three siblings, a lonely woman and a journalist traveling together in a railway compartment of an older model that gets them to remember a distant class trip they made in school. Later in the act , they go up to them that they attended the same school . The siblings are on the way to their father's funeral. Father revealed as a corrupt politician , involved in including trafficking , has committed suicide and the journalist who revealed the politician, he is the same who now travels with her ​​siblings . The lonely woman is a victim of the politician's criminal activities. Thus, it is loaded with conflicts that come up the plot progressed . One of the sisters reveal the father's abuse of her as the other sister in turn reveals that she always knew about it. When the train conductor making his entrance for ticket control, the other sister , whose faith in his father's honesty now fallen apart , looking at the train conductor as her father 's ghost . The train conductor sings about the importance of knowing the right place in life , having the right kind of ticket for the class you are sitting in.
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World premiere of the Violin Concerto - rehearsal.
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Midi-version of the end of the 1st movement of my violin concerto, to be premiered on May 22 & 23 with Cecilia Zilliacus, Royal Philharmonic Orch. cond. Daniel Blendulf.
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Awaiting the world premiere of the Violin concerto on May 22 & 23rd at the Royal Philharmonic Orch. in Stockholm, here some flashbacks of earlier instrumental concertos: Orbit (Concerto grosso II) was written for the swedish percussion ensemble ¨Kroumata¨, who premiered the concerto with the Norrlands Symphony Orchestra. However, since it was not recorded, presented here in a midi-version (Roland W-30)
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Awaiting the world premiere of the Violin concerto on May 22 & 23rd at the Royal Philharmonic Orch. in Stockholm, here some flashbacks of earlier instrumental concertos: The Marimba Concerto was composed in 1999 for the soloist Daniel Berg, who premiered it in 2000 with the Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra. Cond. Michael Bartosch. Here is an extract from the second movement.
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Awaiting the world premiere of the Violin concerto on May 22 & 23rd at the Royal Philharmonic Orch. in Stockholm, here some flashbacks of earlier instrumental concertos: Piano Concerto (1997) - 2nd mov. Martin Sturfält, piano, Royal Philharm. Orch. cond. Petter Sundkvist
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Awaiting the world premiere of the Violin concerto on May 22 & 23rd at the Royal Philharmonic Orch. in Stockholm, here some flashbacks of earlier instrumental concertos: Concerto grosso I, f. saxophone quartet and orchestra, (1994). The most performed of my concertos so far. It has been performed several times around the world by Raschèr Saxophone Quartet and by Rollin' Phones. Here some samples of the beginning of the movements, played by Rollin' Phones, Royal Philharmonic Orch. cond. Petter Sundkvist. The whole concerto is available for listening on Spotify, recorded on BIS by the RSQ, Swedish Chamber Orch./Sundkvist
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Second movement from the oboe concerto ¨Ariel¨ (1985) f. string orchestra and tape. Helen Jahren, ob. Tapiola sinfonietta, Bjarte Engeset, con. From CD Ariel on Phono Suecia PSCD53
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Beginning of the second movement, ¨A lost paradise¨, of my Symphony no.II ¨Symphonic Dances¨.
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Mind the Gap! was composed 1997 and premiered 1999 by Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra, cond. Mikko Franck. These two excerpts shows some of the dramatic parts of the piece (tot. dur. 14 min.). There's also a shortened version, Mind the (short) Gap!, with a duration of 7 min.
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From beginning of my string sextett, ¨Höst¨ (Autumn), played by Uppsala Chamber Soloists on their CD ¨Bow 5/6¨ (Phono Suecia PSCD 190).
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The beginning of the second movement of Concerto f. organ and orchestra (1988). It was composed for the organ (manuf. by Grönlund) at the Concert Hall in Stockholm and the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra. This movement starts with a organ solo wich uses the Wind Ab-register. Recording with Erik Lundkvist, soloist and the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra conducted Niklas Willén. From the CD ¨Ariel¨ (label. Phono Suecia) PSCD53.
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Fanfares was written for a brass festival 2011 in Gävle. It was written as an signature for the festival which included both proffessional and amateur musicians. It is written in five variations, for brass quintet (proffessional), and brass ensemble (of both kind).
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Second movement, ¨La Gondola¨, from String Quartet no. II. Played by the Welin Quartet.
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excerpt from the 1st mov. ¨Genesis¨ from the 2nd symphony - Symphonic Dances
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Zarah Leander (Ulrika Tenstam) at her work in the film studio. Suddenly the staff announce the unexpected arrival the minister of propaganda, Dr. Joseph Goebbels (Henrik Holmberg). In this her first meeting with Goebbels, the famous dialogue about her name, takes place. From the opera success ¨Zarah¨, seen by 25.000 during 52 performances at Folkoperan 2007. For more info: www.andersnilssoncomposer.com
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Zarah (Ulrika Tenstam) begins realize the real life outside the glamour environement of the UFA-studio. However she tries to drown her guilty conscience with alcohol, while taking a bath. She is alone in her big villa but her mind is tortured by her loneliness. She cries in despair the name of her beloved colleague, Florian. From the opera success ¨Zarah¨ seen by more than 25.000 in Stockholm Folkoperan, 2007. (music by Anders Nilsson libretto by Claes Fellbom) More info at http://www.andersnilssoncomposer.com
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Zarah is even given directives about her behaviour in private. She realises for the first time that she is caught in a intractable situation. She search for consolation by her beloved colleague, Florian Richter, (Olle Persson). More info at: www.andersnilssoncomposer.com
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Zarah oper Zarah continues her film work. But the situation is starting to get difficult. Jewish employees are being fired and dissappears. Scripts are censored. More info at: www.andersnilssoncomposer.com
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Judith Rosenbaum (Madelaine Wibom, soprano), Zarahs jewish dresser, has been arrested by Gestapo and is now forced to deliver books on a wheelbarrow to the nazi bonfire. Suddenly she sees Florian in the crowd and they manage to escape for a moment of their own. Florian tells that he appealed for her sake of Goebbels, her former fellow student. Judith feels that she must tell Florian about the earlier relationship between herself and Goebbels. The role of Judith Rosenbaum is partly based of the life of Else Jahnke, who was a fellow student and engaged to Joseph Goebbels, during their studies at the university. Else Jahnke who was from a jewish family, did survive the Holocaust. From the opera success ¨Zarah¨ seen by more than 25.000 in Stockholm Folkoperan, 2007. (music by Anders Nilsson libretto by Claes Fellbom) More info at http://www.andersnilssoncomposer.com
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Florian Richter, a german actor and a colleague to Zarah, becomes an eye witness of an old jewish lady being severely assaulted by some nazis in the street, without any interruption by the passing pedestrians. Afterwards he sings about the lost ideals of humanism, in contrast to the violent society created by the nazi-regime. Olle Persson, baritone. From the opera success ¨Zarah¨ seen by more than 25.000 in Stockholm Folkoperan, 2007. (music by Anders Nilsson libretto by Claes Fellbom) More info at www.andersnilssoncomposer.com
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Goebbels (Henrik Holmberg, tenor) has invited Zarah to an elegant meal in his private residence. They dance and he tells her about his scabrous wife Magda. He seems to want to arouse the star's feelings and sympathy, without any great success. Goebbels explains how important her role is in the struggle to create a new world. Zarah replies that she is only interested in singing. Goebbels promises her an even more dazzling future. Costumes by Camilla Thulin Set design by Lars Östbergh From the opera success ¨Zarah¨ seen by more than 25.000 in Stockholm Folkoperan, 2007. (music by Anders Nilsson libretto by Claes Fellbom) More info at http://www.andersnilssoncomposer.com
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From the opera ¨Zarah¨: The Nazis offer Zarah paradise on earth. By a generous contract presented by Doktor Wiese, from the german UFA-film company, she is given a 22-room villa with staff plus 100.000 Reich Marks per film. Germany needs a strong woman with whom the public can identify. Zarah needs to further her career. Ulrika Tenstam as Zarah Leander. (From Act I scene 4) Music by Anders Nilsson, libretto by Claes Fellbom. More info at www.andersnilssoncomposer.com
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Last movements Agnus Dei - Lux Aeterna from Requiem
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Mountains (La Cathedrale du mont) by Anders Nilsson was composed 1984. It was awarded the Grand Prix International du Composition pour Orgue at the Festival Organa in St. Rémy, France 1992. Published by Edition Reimers. Best result by listening with headphones. More info at www.andersnilssoncomposer.com
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From Requiem (2008/2010) by Anders Nilsson: From the end of Libera me into the first part of Offertorium. Performed by Olle Persson, bar. The St. Jacob's Chamber Choir, S:a Clara's Motet Choir, (chor master: Gary Graden). The Uppsala Chamber Orchestra, cond. Paul Mägi.
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Third and final movement (attacca) of the Sonata for violin and piano (2009) by Anders Nilsson. Performed by Daniel Migdal, vl. and Philip Ljung, piano. Premiered at Nybrokajen 11, Stockholm 061010 (Video: Mart Savin; Sound: Johan Uusijärvi) http://www.andersnilssoncomposer.com
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Second movement (attacca) of the Sonata for violin and piano (2009) by Anders Nilsson. Performed by Daniel Migdal, vl. and Philip Ljung, piano. Premiered at Nybrokajen 11, Stockholm 061010 (Video: Mart Savin; Sound: Johan Uusijärvi) http://www.andersnilssoncomposer.com
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Zarah - Act II scene 1: Florian Richter, a german actor and colleague to Zarah, is looking for his beloved Judith Rosenbaum, Zarah's jewish dresser, who is arrested by the Gestapo and threatened by deportation. He is a german intellectual who is against the Nazis. He hears the voices of the arrested jews who silently prays ¨Shema Israel¨. Olle Persson sings the part of Florian Richter. Music by Anders Nilsson, libretto by Claes Fellbom. www.andersnilssoncomposer.com
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Partita was written 1992 to the inauguration of the Klais organ in Hallgim's church in Reykjavik, Iceland. Here performed by Niels Burgmann at the Grönlund organ in St. Michael's church, in Turku, Finland. More info at www.andersnilssoncomposer.com
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Lux Aeterna from Requiem (2008/2010) by Anders Nilsson, performed by Olle Persson, bar. S:t Jacob's Chamber Choir, S:a Clara's Motet Choir (choir master Gary Graden), Uppsala Chamber Orchestra, cond. Paul Mägi.
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The final two minutes of the Symphony no. II (2000-2001) - Symphonic Dances - by Anders Nilsson. Last movement ¨Apocalypse & apotheosis¨. Performed by Royal Philharmonic Orchestra in Stockholm, cond. by Petter Sundkvist, in an open air concert in Stockholm on a very rainy and cold August 17th 2008.
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First movement of the Sonata for violin and piano (2009) by Anders Nilsson. Performed by Daniel Migdal, vl. and Philip Ljung, piano. Premiere performance at Nybrokajen 11, Stockholm 0610 2010 (Video: Mart Savin; Sound: Johan Uusijärvi) http://www.andersnilssoncmposer.com
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Trailer inför filmpremiären i Köping d. 21 april/ Trailer for the premiere of the film version of the opera Zarah.
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Influences Anton Webern, Johannes Brahms, Achille-Claude Debussy, Joseph-Maurice Ravel, Franz Liszt, Giuseppe Verdi, Johann Sebastian Bach, Felix Mendelssohn, Georg Philipp Telemann, Ludwig van Beethoven, Guillaume de Machaut, Antonn Dvok, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Georg Friedrich Hndel, Beethoven, Johann-Sebastian Bach, Carl Nielsen, Josquin dePrez, Mahler, Morton Feldman, Allan Pettersson, Franz Joseph Haydn, Leo Janek, Robert Schumann, J. S. BACH, Bela Bartok, Franz Schubert, Frdric Chopin, Johan Sebastian Bach, Antonio Vivaldi
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