Per Nørgård

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Nørgård emerged as perhaps the most important Danish composer since Nielsen. His music paralleled and contributed to avant-garde developments in European music since the 1950s
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Composition Highlights

Title Year Avg. Duration Genre
Maya Dances, for chorus 1979 03:36 Choral
Motets (3) after Agnus Dei, for chorus 1983 06:49 Choral
Abendlied, for chorus 04:05 Choral
Waves, for percussion 1969 16:34 Chamber Music
Heyday's Night, for recorder, cello & harpsichord 1980 09:34 Chamber Music
Dream Songs (Drømmesange), for women's voices & percussion ad lib 1981 11:27 Choral
Wie ein Kind, for chorus 1980 13:03 Choral
Symphony No. 3, for 2 choruses & orchestra 1972 45:34 Symphony
Twilight, for orchestra 1976 15:04 Orchestral
Strandvalmue, for chorus 03:52 Choral
Wiigen-Lied, for chorus (from "Wie ein Kind") 1980 03:36 Choral
Zig Zag Sextet, for percussion 1981 06:18 Chamber Music
Rummet, for chorus 03:00 Choral
The Well-Tempered Percussionists, pieces (3) for 2 percussionists 1994 07:34 Chamber Music
Frost Psalm - Fragments, for 16-part mixed choir 1976 13:43 Choral
Hymnic Dispositions (3) (Hymniske ansatser), for chorus 1985 09:57 Choral
For a Change, for percussion & orchestra 1982 26:13 Concerto
Det är så stilla på vår jord, for chorus 00:43 Choral
Flos ut rosa floruit, for chorus (from " 6 Danish Choral Songs") 1991 03:54 Choral
Luna, phases (4) for orchestra 1967 14:09 Orchestral
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